Science

Surprise! Africans are not all the same! (Or why we need diversity in science)

Estimated reading time: 12 mins (2250 words) Last week, a research article was published on skin color variation within Africa. READ IT! It is great, well-written, and has amazing figures! I would actually show you some of those figures if I wasn't terrified of publishers coming after me for copyright infringement (look, I'm trying to… Continue reading Surprise! Africans are not all the same! (Or why we need diversity in science)

Science

Microscope mysteries and weird tree dogs (aka lemurs)

Estimated reading time: 6 mins (1089 words) Those of you who follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter may have noticed that I'm teaming up with my girl Maggie Hernandez┬áto do an awesome special Hair Edition of Mystery Magnification for October! What is Mystery Magnification, you ask? Well, every Friday, Maggie uploads a photo she… Continue reading Microscope mysteries and weird tree dogs (aka lemurs)

Science

Beginner’s guide to hair growth & anatomy

Reading time: 9 minutes (1564 words) We all have to deal with our hair. Maybe you braid it. Maybe you wash it every day with the fanciest of shampoos. Maybe you've dyed it every shade of the psychedelic rainbow. Ooooorrrrrr maybe it's been a hot minute since you've grown a full head of hair, so… Continue reading Beginner’s guide to hair growth & anatomy

Grad Life

3 things I learnt during the 3 years I procrastinated this blog

Reading time: 13 mins (2678 words) What better way to introduce a blog than by telling you all the ways in which I messed up? Kind of joking, kind of not. I seriously have been wondering about the best way to introduce this blog (but that's not all I've been doing for three years, don't… Continue reading 3 things I learnt during the 3 years I procrastinated this blog