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You Should Know: Dr Robin G Nelson

You Should Know: Dr Robin G Nelson

Welcome to the tenth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about.

July 20, 2014 — DNLee
#DNLeeLab: Rethinking my feeding enrichment biases

#DNLeeLab: Rethinking my feeding enrichment biases

I’m rethinking my feeding enrichment protocols. My pouched rats, Cricetomys gambianus and C. ansorgei, are food generalists but in the lab we feed them commercially available rodent or rabbit chow.

April 16, 2015 — DNLee

Dead Crickets Cannot Sing at All: A Paleofantastical Review

“The first thing you have to do to study 4,000-year-old DNA is take off your clothes.” Marlene Zuk’s new book Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live begins in classic science-writer style.

October 28, 2013 — Kate Clancy

Addressing the science assault problem requires hearing ALL calls for help…& responding

On Friday, I saw people responding to reading a New York Times Op-Ed piece (published September 18, 2014) about the Sexual Assault Problem in Science.  In late July several major news outlets reported on this problem, too.  Women in the Sciences Report Harassment and Assault (July 24, 2014) is the most ground-breaking and important research [...]

September 22, 2014 — DNLee

Speaking my mind and signing my name

I wrote an essay as part of a Group Post at #HopeJahrenSureCanWrite about being your authentic self – name and all – on the internet.

January 27, 2014 — DNLee
Wordless Wednesday: Research Snapshots 4

Wordless Wednesday: Research Snapshots 4

Because I know you all have missed seeing the rats. Here are some photos of the most adorable research subjects, EVER!! These photos are from novel food introduction tests.

February 26, 2014 — DNLee

Fall semester musing on numbers.

The particular numbers on which I’m focused aren’t cool ones like pi, although I suspect they’re not entirely rational, either.

August 30, 2014 — Janet D. Stemwedel

Rule #1: Giving Talks

[Data collection fortnight ends today. And then we shall return to our regularly scheduled programming. Until then, here's Rule #1, from the archives.] If you are giving a talk, or teaching a class, or are otherwise responsible for transmitting content from your brain to other peoples’ brains, you should be able to give that talk [...]

May 8, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Welcome or Not Welcome: Off the Air Thoughts

I was asked to be a guest on a local NPR affiliate show today with Amanda Hess (in a previously recorded interview) and Emily Graslie (with me in the second half).

January 29, 2014 — Kate Clancy