April 14 – Different Shades of Green: Climate Change in Tropical Regions

Time: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 14th Join us on: Zoom (password: science) or YouTube Live Speakers: Tianning Zhao Graphics: Jovana Andrejevic Have you ever been stunned by the wonder of nature? Amazon rainforest, one of the “New 7 Wonders of Nature of the World”, will definitely be a WOW moment for you. Amazon rainforest is the paradise for millions of plant and animal species. Beyond … Continue reading April 14 – Different Shades of Green: Climate Change in Tropical Regions

Pint-Sized Science: When it comes to the neutrino, scientists must go big or go home

Interviewee: Lindley Winslow, Associate Professor of Physics, MITInterviewer: Melis Tekant, PhD student in Physics, MIT SITN Boston · Pint-Sized Science: When it comes to the neutrino, scientists must go big or go home To uncover the nature of the elusive building blocks of the universe, scientists must observe some of the rarest events. How does one accomplish this? With an international team of researchers, in … Continue reading Pint-Sized Science: When it comes to the neutrino, scientists must go big or go home

Susan La Flesche Picotte: Leader in tribal health with eye toward sovereignty

Aparna Nathan is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Ph.D. program at Harvard University. You can find her on Twitter as @aparnanathan. Wei Wu is a graduate student in the Design Studies program at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Her concentration is Art, Design and the Public Domain. Cover image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay. Continue reading Susan La Flesche Picotte: Leader in tribal health with eye toward sovereignty

Susan La Flesche Picotte: Leader in tribal health with eye toward sovereignty

by Aparna Nathan In 1873, an eight-year-old girl sat by the bedside of an elderly Omaha woman, waiting for the white doctor she had called for four times. But the doctor never arrived and the woman died in pain.  That girl, Susan La Flesche Picotte, would go on to credit that moment as the catalyst for her barrier-breaking career in medicine, public health, and advocacy … Continue reading Susan La Flesche Picotte: Leader in tribal health with eye toward sovereignty