The research, the work I am doing for my thesis, can be incredibly disheartening. Diving in deep with the realities of a life scientific for Women, knowing that so many of us are dealing with the same issues fifty and sixty years later that pioneers like Rita Colwell, Barbara McClintock, Anna Berkovitz, Barbara Barres, Alice… Continue reading It helps to know that these stories are out there.
Yes. I have bias. I have many many biases, but if you think for one second that any of them are unchecked, unresearched, left unpacked, unevaluated, or unexamined in every way possible and at great length and personal difficulty? You would be very very wrong. I have a wealth of biases, but I am aware… Continue reading Bias; in life and in science
First off: HAPPY REX MANNING DAY! That’s right, it’s time to relive the days of fighting mega-business, supporting our small neighbourhood mom and pop shops, and baking for our friends. Yes, I’m flashing back to that ever so fondly recalled cult-classic Empire Records and it’s glorious life-defining soundtrack... but oddly enough aside from the gathering… Continue reading Rex Manning, Rats, & You
In light of the article published today on CBC, within which Dr. Theresa Tam (the top dog at the Public Health Agency of Canada: our chief public health officer) has reconsidered her previous position, and now come out in favour of cloth masks for public usage, I figure its time to bring a little science… Continue reading Masking in the light of a pandemic