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#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
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

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

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
My IDP and Me: Determining what I want to be when I grow up.

My IDP and Me: Determining what I want to be when I grow up.

“I see you doing a lot of great things, but when I look at DNLee, I have no idea what she’s going for.” ~ Dr. Isis Nothing like a loving, critical friend to serve you some truth…and a shot of whisky to wash it down with.

September 12, 2013 — 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

The Nature 10, and Where To Go From Here

Yesterday was a pretty big day for me. I was named as one of the Nature 10 for 2013, and one of my posts made it into the Best Online Science Writing of 2013 (AKA The Open Lab) thats three years in a row Ive been in that anthology.

December 19, 2013 — Kate Clancy