WHAT IS IT ABOUT THIS SOIL THAT PROTECTS PLANTS FROM DEVASTATING DISEASE?

Originally posted at Ensia. I had the opportunity to work through a piece I wrote for ComSciCon for publication with Ensia. Through their mentor program, I got guidance from environmental journalist, Hillary Rosner, as I worked through the story. The story is on disease-suppressive soil: What is it about this soil that protects plants from … More WHAT IS IT ABOUT THIS SOIL THAT PROTECTS PLANTS FROM DEVASTATING DISEASE?

On Critical Thinking

When was the last time you thought about critical thinking? I know as a graduate student, I strive to think critically about my work and that of others, but I don’t often take the time to think about what “critical thinking” actually means. Thinking about the qualities of critical thinking is how Phil Edwards, an … More On Critical Thinking

Final Genes to Genomes Post: Clarity Within the Complexity of Human Breast Cancer

Happy New Year! Check out my final post as a GSA science writing intern on a recent study on the genetics of breast cancer. I have really enjoyed my time as an intern with GSA, and I hope to use the writing skills that I have developed to write more posts of my own here, … More Final Genes to Genomes Post: Clarity Within the Complexity of Human Breast Cancer