The Best of You

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

The other day in a conversation I was told that I was too cheerful to be a postdoc, and we all laughed about it. They said it was almost contradictory. …

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Suicide Prevention in University Settings

Helen Bird

A toolkit of resources to create a suicide-safer community for academics in crisis.

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A Year at Edge for Scholars

Helen Bird

Thank you for the phenomenal year of growth. New visitors became regular readers, hundreds of profiles were added, and fantastic new bloggers shared their voice on the Edge.

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Behind the Scenes with a Standardized Patient

Cosmo S.

Last week I had cholecystitis and lung cancer. In the past year I’ve had pneumonia, an MRSA infection and angina. Here's how the magic happens.

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Beliefs Are For Churches

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

You ever see a paper or talk and say, "I just don't believe it"? BLASPHEMY! The power of science compels you to do better!

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Taking Science Personally

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

A few months ago one of my favorite Twitter/blogger types, Pascale Lane, shared the story of her adorable husband who was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of brain …

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Nature Conspiracy Theories

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Announcing a New Journal Just for Those REALLY in the Know.

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Valentine's Day Presents for the STEM Love of Your Life

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Grab some of these awesome Valentine's Day gifts for your STEM significant other and show you're all heart plus a bit brainy as well.

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Leave Your Island. Career Inspiration from Richard Blanco

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NPR did a fabulous interview a while ago with Richard Blanco, who was born to first generation Cuban émigrés. Blanco visited Cuba for the opening of the US embassy …

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Looking for the Helpers in Academia

Allison Mayle, PhD

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who …

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