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Watch your language!

Science is difficult to make accessible to the public. Why? Because it is hard, explained Scott Asakawa, the Outreach Coordinator for NOVA. Scott shared ways to make science more accessible at the Science Cafe 101 session. What is a science cafe and is there one in your city? These answers can all be found on … Continue reading

Cheerleaders in the lab?

Much attention has been focused on the gloom and doom of science funding, and some may be losing sight of the power of research. This is a perfect time to explain and remind people how scientists can save the world. In a session sponsored by the ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee, Tania Baker, Darlene Cavalier, … Continue reading

Takin’ it to the streets

I’d be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge that today is Earth day.  Oddly enough, I was reminded of today’s significance in a science outreach workshop put on by ASBMB’s Public Outreach Committee called “From the lab to the kitchen table: communicating your science to a lay audience.” During the workshop, Daniella Scalice, Education Public Outreach … Continue reading

AAA Celebrates 125 years

r. Moody and If you find yourself on level 1 of the West Wing, you may want to take a stroll past the American Association of Anatomists visual timeline of its past and present members who’ve made remarkable contributions to the science world.  For example, did you know that Mary Blair Moody, U.S. physician, anatomist, … Continue reading