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Guest Post 3: Microaggressions

Oct 16 2013 Published by under Academia, Activism, Scicurious Guest Writers

Today I'm very pleased to show off the Microaggressions Tumblr over at SciAm. The group is doing great work and is here with me to tell you all about the harmful affects of microaggression, and how to bring them to light. Head over and check it out!

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Guest Post 2: Automatic Othering

Oct 15 2013 Published by under Activism, Scicurious Guest Writers

Over at SciAm Blogs today, we've already got the second guest post up. Hermitage is there to tell us some uncomfortable truths about diversity in academia. She's a got a great post up, make sure to head over and check it out.

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Guest post 1: In the end, let's make sure something good comes out.

Oct 15 2013 Published by under Activism, Scicurious Guest Writers

Over at SciAm today, the first of the week's guest posts is up! Please head over and read about Rim's experiences...and what she decided to do about them.

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Scicurious Guest Writer! Hunger and Cognition

Oct 02 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Over at SciAm Blogs, please welcome this month's Scicurious Guest Writer, Zarja Mursic! She's telling us about how leptin is more than just hunger. Head over and check it out!

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Scicurious Guest Writer! Quantum Mechanics

Aug 28 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Today's Scicurious Guest Writer is up at SciAm Blogs, and Rory Fenton is writing to us about Quantum Mechanics, and how they could soon be running your computer! And if he writes about physics and I can get it, I'm pretty sure everyone else can, too. Head over and check it out!

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Scicurious Guest Writer! Putting your Best B Cell Forward for HIV Vaccines

Jul 18 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Over at SciAm yesterday, July's Guest Writer Jill Roughan was telling us all about options in making an effective HIV vaccine. And it all involves putting your best B cells forward. What are they and how will this work? Head over to find out!

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Scicurious Guest Writer! Roshan Karki!

Jun 26 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Over at SciAm Blogs today, please check out this month's Scicurious Guest Writer, Roshan Karki! He's writing about science communication in Nepal, and the challenges that it faces. Make sure to head over and check it out!

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Scicurious Guest Writer! Addressing complexities in cancer genetics

May 29 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Please welcome this month's Scicurious Guest Writer, Karissa Milbury! She's at SciAm Blogs today, with an interesting piece on the future of cancer gentics. When the human genome was sequenced, some thought cancer would soon find cures. But it turns out it's never that simple. Head over and check it out.

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Scicurious Guest Writer! Protein misfolding and disease

Mar 27 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Over at SciAm blogs today, make sure to check out this month's Scicurious Guest Writer, Emily Burns! She's talking about when protein folding goes bad, and how it can cause disease, particularly diseases like Cystic fibrosis. Make sure to head over and check it out!

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Scicurious Guest Writer: Don't go Loko

Feb 27 2013 Published by under Scicurious Guest Writers

Please head to SciAm Blogs today and welcome this month's Scicurious Guest Writer, Elizabeth Aston! She'll be telling us about the combination of energy drinks and caffeine. Energy drinks are one thing, caffeine is another, but combined? That's Loko. Head over and check it out.

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