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Let's Keep Science Real
Meenakshi Prabhune, PhD | Apr 1, 2024 | 2 min read
April Fools’ Day jokes about scientific findings risk spreading misinformation.
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Meet the Team: Danielle Gerhard, PhD
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Mar 15, 2024 | 3 min read
After years in the lab, Danielle Gerhard put down the pipette and picked up the pen to follow her passion for storytelling.
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The Fundamentals of Academic Science Writing
Nathan Ni, PhD | 5 min read
Writing is an essential skill for scientists, and learning how to write effectively starts with good fundamentals and lots of practice.
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From the Expert: Machine Learning and Artificial Neural Networks
The Scientist | Mar 1, 2024 | 1 min read
Grace Lindsay explains machine learning and describes how artificial neural networks mimic the architecture of brain neurons to learn from and process data.
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From Stepping Aside to Stepping Forward
Meenakshi Prabhune, PhD | Mar 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Women in science have come a long way, and they do not intend to stop.
<strong >How Cloud Labs and Remote Research Shape Science&nbsp;</strong>
How Cloud Labs and Remote Research Shape Science 
Priyom Bose, PhD | 6 min read
Remote research via cloud labs makes it possible for scientists to conduct complex experiments from a distance.
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Science Crossword Puzzle
Stella Zawistowski | Mar 1, 2024 | 1 min read
Put on your thinking cap, and take on this fun challenge.
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End-to-End Sample Management
Eppendorf | Feb 14, 2024 | 1 min read
Learn how to improve ultra-low temperature sample management with innovative digital solutions for each step of storage.
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Artificial Neural Networks: Learning by Doing
Shelby Bradford, PhD | 8 min read
Designed to mimic the brain itself, artificial neural networks use mathematical equations to identify and predict patterns in datasets and images.
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February 2024 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
Stella Zawistowski | Feb 1, 2024 | 1 min read
Try your hand at a sciency brainteaser.
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Science Crossword Puzzle
Stella Zawistowski | Feb 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Put on your thinking cap, and take on this fun challenge.
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Peer Profile Program
The Scientist | 1 min read
Scientists elevate other scientists, and we want to help! Recommend a researcher whose achievements inspire you. We’ll share the story.
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Work and Life: Balance or Blend?
Meenakshi Prabhune, PhD | Feb 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Some scientists strive to separate work from life, while some prefer to mix them.
Setting Standards for Stool
Aparna Nathan, PhD | Jan 19, 2024 | 10+ min read
Microbiome studies have yielded hundreds of ideas for ways to detect and influence human health, but the field struggles with reproducibility challenges that hamper bringing these goals to fruition. Identical tubes of fecal matter should help.
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Virtual Laboratories for Remote Benchwork and Breakthroughs
The Scientist | 2 min read
Scientists discuss the advent of robotically run research and the new era of academic cloud labs on the horizon.
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Science Crossword Puzzle
Stella Zawistowski | Jan 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Put on your thinking cap, and take on this fun challenge.
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Scientists Trot the Globe but Stay Sci-lingual
Meenakshi Prabhune, PhD | Jan 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Academics adapt to new cultures and people, bonding with scientific commonalities.
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Why Scientific Communication Matters for Manuscripts
Nathan Ni, PhD | 4 min read
Scientists are beginning to recognize the importance of being able to effectively communicate their findings.
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January 2024 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
Stella Zawistowski | Jan 1, 2024 | 1 min read
Try your hand at a sciency brainteaser.
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When Scientists Collaborate, Science Progresses
Meenakshi Prabhune, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 3 min read
Behind every successful scientist, there is another scientist.
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