Author: Emma Hinkle

The Squid Scientist behind Skype a Scientist

The Squid Scientist behind Skype a Scientist

Sarah McAunulty founded Skype a Scientist and uses science communication to get people excited about squid and science!

PhDepression: Practical Ways to Start New Habits

PhDepression: Practical Ways to Start New Habits

The new year is a new horizon full of possibilities and potential. While the clean slate can seem daunting to some, to others it represents an opportunity to commit themselves to something new. Although these New Year’s resolutions are good, they are often not very…

The Terminator of the Genome

The Terminator of the Genome

“Listen. Understand. The Terminator is out there. It can’t be reasoned with, it can’t be bargained with… it doesn’t feel pity or remorse or fear…and it will absolutely not stop. Ever. Until you are dead.” In the movie “The Terminator”, the Terminator’s one job was…

Get Alternative with Epigenetics

Get Alternative with Epigenetics

Our bodies are marvels of precise control, synchronization and design. Every one of our cells has the same genetic sequence, but we have many different types of cells – heart, muscle, lung, skin. Amazingly, our body has a mechanism to determine which cell is which…