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You Should Know: I'm a Scientist, Get Me out of Here KENYA

The You Should Know Series introduces readers to science, engineering, tech innovators, researcher, communicators, and educators. DNLee has returned to Tanzania for a five-month research visit to study the natural history and behavior of African giant pouched rats and while in the Great Continent she'll be highlighting the great science, tech, and enginneering innovation happening in Africa...

June 8, 2015 — DNLee
You Should Know: CaT Bobino and In The Know Science Show

You Should Know: CaT Bobino and In The Know Science Show

Welcome to the twenty-eighth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Scientists, Science Communicators as well as Science Blogs, Websites, Podcasts and Video Programs you may not yet know about...

April 26, 2015 — DNLee
Earth Day 2015: 7 #BLACKandSTEM Environmental Scientists you should follow today

Earth Day 2015: 7 #BLACKandSTEM Environmental Scientists you should follow today

1. Dr. Dawn Wright Dr. Wright is Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) and a professor of Geography and Oceanography at Oregon State University. Her research interests in seafloor mapping and tectonics, ocean conservation, and environmental informatics contributes to the overall understanding of climate, ocean science and environmental conservation issues of our day...

April 22, 2015 — DNLee
#DNLeeLab: Rethinking my feeding enrichment biases

#DNLeeLab: Rethinking my feeding enrichment biases

I’m rethinking my feeding enrichment protocols. My pouched rats, Cricetomys gambianus and C. ansorgei, are food generalists but in the lab we feed them commercially available rodent or rabbit chow...

April 16, 2015 — DNLee
April Fools Troll So Hard

April Fools Troll So Hard

I don’t get very many comments. Much of that has to do with what I blog about – most introductory topics. I focus on curiosity.

April 1, 2015 — DNLee
When discussing Humanity’s next move to space, the language we use matters.

When discussing Humanity’s next move to space, the language we use matters.

Elon Musk’s vision for the humanity and colonizing Mars makes me incredibly uneasy. It’s not that Elon Musk has said very many inappropriate things, it’s that so much of the dialogue about colonizing Mars – inspired, initiated and often influenced by Musk – uses language and frameworks that are a little problematic (and I’m being [...]..

March 26, 2015 — DNLee
You Should Know: Dr. Melanie Harrison Okoro

You Should Know: Dr. Melanie Harrison Okoro

Welcome to the twenty-fifth installment of You Should Know. This week I am kicking off Women’s History Month and celebrating Dynamic Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics...

March 9, 2015 — DNLee
Happy Bornday Darwin

Happy Bornday Darwin

Today marks the 206th anniversary of Charles Darwin‘s bornday. February 12 is celebrated as International Darwin Day and many communities and colleges host events and town hall informal science events...

February 12, 2015 — DNLee
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