Tripping Nemo: Zebrafish on Ayahuasca

Does ayahuasca use affect our brains? Researchers ask our fishy friends. Maybe you’ve heard of ayahuasca, a mind-altering brew that many travel to South America to sample. Over the last few years public interest in this beverage—whose active ingredients are a combination of β-carbolines in the ayahuasca vine and psychoactive compound dimethyltryptamine (DMT) from the... Continue Reading →

Highlighting Women in STEM: Week 11

Happy #Friyay #sciencetwitter! I don't know about you all, but I am READY for the #weekend. And what better way to kick it off than by featuring amazing #biochemist @biochem_bri and DIY-science master @AuntLindsey #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenInSTEM

Highlighting Women in STEM: Week 10

I introduce to you this week's magnificent #WomenInSTEM! @jesswade is a physicist on a mission to diversify #STEM. She's doing so, in part, by targeting influential outlets like #Wikipedia. @DaniRabaiotti is a bestselling author studying African wild dogs. #WomensHistoryMonth

Highlighting Women in STEM: Week 9

It's almost #Friyay, which means my week 9 #WomenInSTEM are up! This week I'm highlighting #scicommer and chemistry professor @DrRubidium alongside hazards analyst @mikamckinnon who can tell you about disaster management on Earth AND in space! #scicomm

Highlighting Women in STEM: Week 8

I'm excited to feature biological anthropologist @JenniferRaff and #scicomm extraordinaire @sophtalkssci for this week's #WomenInSTEM highlights. Both women are strong proponents of public science literacy, and are working to help make it a reality.

Highlighting Women in STEM: Week 7

Happy #WomenInSTEM Friday #sciencetwitter! This week I'm highlighting volcanologist and natural hazards-enthusiast @jessphoenix2018 and microbiologist @Napaaqtuk, who works hard to make science more accessible to native populations. #scicomm

Highlighting Women in STEM: Week 6

Week 6 of my #WomenInSTEM 2019 resolution! Today I'm highlighting neuropsychologist @DrRiveraMindt and snow leopard researcher @biologistimo. Each week I look forward to learning about the incredible women nominated for this resolution, and then sharing with all of you. #scicomm

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