How to Be Heard by Legislators about Proposed NIH Budget Cuts

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

A how-to guide for calling and writing your legislators about the proposed NIH budget cuts. Do it! Scientists are making a difference.

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Darwins' Balls Update!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Thank you all for the amazing roll out for the 5th Annual Darwins’ Balls Bracket Challenge for STEM Education. We had a CRAZY amount of success this year. Just for …

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The Newbie's Excellent Infographic Adventure

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Newbies adventure in using an infographic to add clarity and impact to the release of a scientific publication.

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You're Marching for Science? Great. Do These Things First.

BethAnn McLaughlin, PhD

The science sky is falling and it's not going to wait for you to go to a Scientists March. Do these things now to stop the gutting of NIH and …

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Academics! Play with Darwins' Balls to Fund STEM Education

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Do your March Madness Bracket to benefit STEM projects for middle schoolers! We've raised $11,000 in 5 years. Let's make this year baller!

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Mensches, Mentors and Badasses: My Science Valentines

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

  Thank you, Hallmark, for your made up soul-crushing holiday that brings tears to middle school kids and single squirrels everywhere. On behalf of scientists,  I hereby reclaim your crappy …

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Another Cautionary Tale on "Tailgaiting": Brigham and Women's Interloper Evades Hospital Security

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Hospital security has come under increasing stress from individuals who are able to evade security measures and access patients and menace staff.

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Scientists Planning Protest March on Washington

McL Neuro

Not even a week into the job, Trump has brought the ire of scientists with gag orders.

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Sunday Long Reads: Alternative Science Facts , Health Disparity Fixes and Winners!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Has everything gone to hell in a handbasket? Find out what's worth a second look this third week in January.

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Nine New Year's Resolutions for Academics

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Think, write, teach, discover and read. These are the things we love and why we joined this great profession, but so many things are in your way and killing your …

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