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SFW Science Radio Hour: Episode 17

October 10, 2016 by

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Author: Skylar Bayer Hello world! It’s been awhile, but I’m back to update everyone with our latest SFW Science Radio Hour podcast with Abby Norman. Abby is a writer who has been writing online for years and has recently signed on with Nation Books to write a memoir about her journey with endometriosis. I’ve been […]

Strictlyfishwrap Science Radio Hour: Episode 7

August 30, 2015 by

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Author: Skylar Bayer This week is a very special podcast — unofficial end of summer, my birthday week, and it’s hopefully spawning week for my scallops. I’ll be posting a very special spawing post for labor day weekend this week. This week I read some fan mail from a four year old in Australia, talked […]

Maine’s Ocean Acidification Report

March 15, 2015 by

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Richard Nelson is a lobster fisherman from Friendship, Maine who joined with scientists, legislators and others commissioned to study ocean acidification and its effects on commercially harvested and grown species along the coast of Maine. The following are some of the thoughts he used in addressing the press and interested parties during the release of the […]

The process of science is very much like a game of roller derby

February 2, 2015 by

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Author: Skylar Bayer I am a roller derby player and I am also a scientist in the midst of obtaining her Ph.D. Something occurred to me recently: The process of getting out a scientific idea, result, theory, or manuscript out in the world is very much like roller derby. Aside from the crazy names and […]

The Guilty Grocery Store Mental Monologue

January 25, 2015 by

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Author: Skylar Bayer One of the biggest struggles in my daily existence is going to the grocery store. This is actually impossible when I am hangry. I literally salivate the moment I enter the store just like my dog does when I say the word dinner. It is not the fact that I actually have […]

2015 — A New Year!

January 4, 2015 by

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Author: Skylar Bayer Hello world, It’s been awhile. As a busy Ph.D. student, I’ve been trying to make time for a lot of things — research, teaching, roller derby, yoga, the occasional grappling session, producing storytelling shows, twitter, leggings, re-reading the Outlander series (because that show is SO good), and fantasizing about my own line […]

Hey, nice beard, where can I get one of those?

July 31, 2014 by

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Author: Skylar Bayer So, there’s this thing in science where a lot of (but not ALL) famous scientists have beards. A quick Google search (Figure 1) will should quote a few folks including Darwin and Galileo, Albert Einstein (I’m not sure he counts, actually) and some other folks, as well as a lady with a […]