Leaving the Lab: A guide for aspiring science writers

Part way through graduate school, some science students (like me) find themselves reevaluating a career in academia. Instead, they (like me) are drawn to telling stories about science rather than doing it, but feel daunted by making the transition into science writing. I fumbled through, wishing there was a guidebook. So, as a Burroughs Wellcome … More Leaving the Lab: A guide for aspiring science writers

Technology is changing how we do science, and also how we understand it

Last week at the annual meeting of the European Geophysical Union, I heard a lot of buzz about data visualization–a new field that is exploring how to display the heaps of information produced by science in concise and meaningful ways. In my most recent Visionlearning blog post, I highlight an awesome video explaining 150 years … More Technology is changing how we do science, and also how we understand it