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SFW Science Radio Hour 20: IMCC Episode 3 (Birds!)

January 22, 2017 by


Hello one and all! This week we talked mostly about birds. I love birds though not as much as Thom. I’m hoping at some point in 2017 Thom and I can go bird watching mostly so I can identify a bird of prey from its silhouette alone. Bird watching can be a great way of […]

Bringing science and artistic creativity together in the classroom

April 22, 2013 by


By Larissa Williams I am a new Assistant Professor of Biology at Bates College, a liberal arts college in Maine.  Liberal arts colleges are known for offering (and encouraging) undergraduate students to pursue a well-rounded education that combines creative and rigorous scholarship.  In setting out to teach my first class at Bates, an advanced molecular […]

Visual communication and the role of illustrators in science

February 13, 2013 by


…or Why you should start writing illustration money into your grants Author: Meghan Rock When I say I’m a “scientific illustrator” people smile and nod and for the most part have absolutely no idea what I do day in and day out. I get questions like, “Can you actually make a living doing that?” (family […]

A Programmer with a Passion for Genetics — Codes of Life App

January 30, 2013 by


Author: Skylar Bayer It’s not everyday you get to put a plug in on your blog for your parents. So, I’m happy to announce that my dad, Bob Bayer, has created his first App for the Android smartphone — no small feat, mind you. My father has been programming since 1981 (essentially the dawn of […]