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Stories by Carin Bondar

A `Thrift Shop' Parody - Biochemistry Style

A little fun for your Friday afternoon: and you may actually learn something about the Krebs cycle as well! This parody of 'Thrift Shop' by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis takes a very difficult topic (TCA or the Krebs Cycle) and breaks it down into a fun set of lyrics that meet the pacing of the song very well...

April 5, 2013 — Carin Bondar

The Chemistry of Easter Egg Dyeing

Happy Easter! Today, children across the world will be searching for colored eggs and goodies brought by the mysterious Easter bunny. Perhaps most of them won't be thinking too much about the chemistry of colored eggs, but undoubtedly some of us science geeks will be...

March 31, 2013 — Carin Bondar

Carnivorous Plants in 3D: The Stuff of Horror Films!

Professor Enrico Coen from the John Innes Centre (an independent research facility specializing in plant science and microbiology) has been awarded €2.5M EU funding to explore the growth and evolution of carnivorous plants...

March 27, 2013 — Carin Bondar

Imagine Science Films Unveils the Fly Room Project

IMAGINE SCIENCE FILMS UNVEILS THE FLY ROOM PROJECT:A NEW EXHIBIT AND FEATURE PRODUCTION ABOUT THE BIRTHPLACE OF AMERICAN GENETICSby Alexis Gambis(writer-director of The Fly Room Project, founder of Imagine Science Films)The Fly Room Project is the latest Imagine Science Films initiative...

February 25, 2013 — Carin Bondar

A Very Altruistic Christmas? A Very Unique Biology Lesson!

As a judge in this year's USC Science Film competition, I had my work cut out for me. The annual event, which requires collaboration between students of different disciplines, drew some remarkable film-making talent that made selecting the winners quite difficult...

February 11, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Wild Sex Season 2 Starts off with a Bang (Pun Intended)…

Wild Sex Season 2 Starts off with a Bang (Pun Intended)…

I’m thrilled to announce that my web series, Wild Sex, is back for a second season. Our show has gained a lot of attention and kudos for being cutting edge and daring while maintaining its scientific integrity...

January 31, 2013 — Carin Bondar

The Wild Sex Merry Christmas Marathon Continues...

Merry XXXmas everyone! Our marathon of 'Wild Sex', my new show about the evolutionary biology of sex, continues today. Here are episodes 2 and 3, respectively entitled 'When Sex Gets Stuck' and 'Dildos and Dolphins'...

December 25, 2012 — Carin Bondar

A Wild Sex Merry Christmas Marathon!

I have held off on posting about my new web series 'Wild Sex' for a few reasons. Primarily I wanted to see how the world reacted to a very new kind of biology show - one that takes risks that are rarely seen in science...

December 24, 2012 — Carin Bondar
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