Presently, I am attending a professional science conference: the first-ever joint meeting of the International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the Animal Behavior Society (ABS) at Indiana University.Since it is a combined meeting of two international societies, it has attracted nearly 1200 participants.
What does a biologist look like? Who are biologists? Where do they work and what exactly do they do?For many grade school and middle school children, the image of an older (usually Caucasian) male with wild gray hair comes to mind.
Satoshi Kanazawa, not-to-be-confused-with-Kwanzaa's Seven Principles, the Scientific Fundamentalist drew fire and eventually was fired for a for a now infamous posting in Psychology Today.
Imagine a scientific field expedition in the middle of the concrete jungle. The looks, sounds, smells of the city – tall buildings, traffic, people everywhere, loud noise, exhaust and pollution.
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