A Monday Morning Giggle from The Onion

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In grad school, a new investigator was pressuring me to come to his lab to study the molecular basis of learning in sea slugs. Sea slugs are dreadful little creatures and I pointed out to the PI that ‘all the smart sea slugs are back in the ocean where they belong’. This morning’s laugh comes from […]

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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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Get Your Genetics Questions Answered

Rebecca Helton, MA

Dr. Nancy Cox, Director of the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, is participating in Reddit’s Human Genetics AMA week with an “Ask Me Anything” Q&A session.  Check it out today.  She’s answering questions now!

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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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Top Tips and Tutorials to Become an Outlook Aficionado

Angelica Soto

Your online interactions are an extension of who you are in person. Rock your inbox and wow your colleagues with these edgy email tips: Recalling an Email Did you click send before proofreading or attaching a document? This tutorial will walk you step-by-step to successfully recall an email. Sending an Email with a Delay   […]

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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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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 are helping.” ― Fred Rogers I’ve noticed something when things aren’t going well in lab – whenever I’ve almost lost hope, someone does something that restores […]

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TEDx Nashville Ticket Winners

Rebecca Helton, MA

Congratulations to the winners of our TEDx Nashville ticket giveaway! Check out their and others' favorite TED talks here.

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Match Day Memories

The Edge for Scholars

Matching to residency is an exciting moment, and today it happens for med students across the US. MDs, tell us your Match Day stories.

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Three Irish Scientists You Should Know

The Edge for Scholars

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here are three Irish scientists who've made contributions to medical history.

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