Outreach, Science

Next level science camp: teaching kids about their genetics & genealogy

Estimated reading time: 3 mins (610 words) I've watched enough American TV to know that summer camp is a thing in the USA. I was introduced to it through the classic twin movies: It Takes Two and The Parent Trap. And the wondrous thing about American summer camps is that they don't just come in… Continue reading Next level science camp: teaching kids about their genetics & genealogy

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)