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On the road to spaceships…Episode 2

Science that got my attention, February 2013 It’s amazing how much can happen in a month. A 3-D printer was used to build an artificial human ear (here’s the original paper on PLoS One). Traces of water were found in samples from the moon brought back by the Apollo 15 mission. Spiders rained down from the skies in Brazil. Data collected … Continue reading

Wading into the fire: Finally addressing the issue of climate change

After more than 6 years of pushing my brain to its absolute limit, working the hardest I anticipate I ever will, learning from some of the brightest minds on the planet and cranking out a 300-page dissertation, I can now put three little letters after my name: PhD. Although this degree by no means makes … Continue reading