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Waste as a Lens into our Culture of Science

Despite the centrality of waste in our everyday lives, we devote very little thought to it until our waste removal systems fail, forcing to the forefront of our streets and our minds not only the content of our waste, but the quantity. In this moment in which we live, circumscribed by an almost compulsory acceptance...
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Inspiring a next generation science in Africa through science communication

Anthropological evidence puts Africa  as one of the earliest hubs for innovations in science and technology.The majority of the people in Africa are not aware of this history. Instead,they harbour a high level of cultural and religious misconception about science. For instance,in Nigeria–Africa’s most populous nation, science literacy has been estimated to be below 10%....
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Just do it! An immediate way to support young women in neuroscience

When aiming to solve a big problem (like the representation and treatment of women in neuroscience) one often looks for big solutions. This, in turn, can seem like an overwhelming task, best dealt with by ignoring it… An optimal solution will be easy to implement, require minimal effort, and have a great impact. Surprisingly, there...
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Waste as a Lens into our Culture of Science

Despite the centrality of waste in our everyday lives, we devote very little thought to it until our waste removal systems fail, forcing to the forefront of our streets and our minds not only the content of our waste, but...
Continue Reading

Inspiring a next generation science in Africa through science communication

Anthropological evidence puts Africa  as one of the earliest hubs for innovations in science and technology.The majority of the people in Africa are not aware of this history. Instead,they harbour a high level of cultural and religious misconception about science....
Continue Reading

Just do it! An immediate way to support young women in neuroscience

When aiming to solve a big problem (like the representation and treatment of women in neuroscience) one often looks for big solutions. This, in turn, can seem like an overwhelming task, best dealt with by ignoring it… An optimal solution...
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