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The Urban Scientist

A hip hop maven blogs on urban ecology, evolutionary biology & diversity in the sciences

#FieldworkFriday: Capture & Release

#FieldworkFriday: Capture & Release

Summer 2013 I completed the 2nd field season of an ongoing Capture-Mark-Recapture project for African Giant Pouched Rats (CM) Cricetomys ansorgei (formerly C.

September 13, 2013 — DNLee
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
This Blerd Girl is Geek Girl Con or Bust!

This Blerd Girl is Geek Girl Con or Bust!

Yes! I’m going to Seattle, Washington, and going to enjoy every single geeky moment of GeekGirlCon (GGC) ! Thanks to my Curly Hair Mafia sister @DrRubidium, she has pulled off the Geek Heist of all time: Assembling a Motley Crew of Geeksters – Cos Playing Pseuds, Funny Hat Wearing Physicists, a Rubber Duck Chemist, a [...]..

September 10, 2013 — DNLee
#DispatchesDNLee: Culinary Tour of my Tanzanian Meals

A Guide to Suspected Chemical Weapons Used In Syria

You have to eat. No matter what else happens in life, where we go or why we go, we can’t escape the necessity of eating, fueling up. One of the most popular questions I get about my visits to Tanzania is: “How’s the food?” It was different...

September 6, 2013 — DNLee
Appreciating what is on my plate

Appreciating what is on my plate

Both my maternal and paternal grandmothers grew up during the Great Depression. That lean, harsh economic time made an indelible imprints on them – their spirits, their habits, and outlook on life...

September 4, 2013 — DNLee
Notes from the #NABJ13 Science Journalism 101

Notes from the #NABJ13 Science Journalism 101

Ivan Oransky, Global Editor Director, MedPage Today (Former Executive Editor of Reuters Health) Danielle N. Lee, Science Blogger, The Urban Scientist of The Scientific American Network Jamila Bey, Radio Show Host pg The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila, AM 1390 Washington, DC and AM 1430 New York City, Washington Post blog, She [...]..

August 29, 2013 — DNLee

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