This story originally appeared on Groundwire.org, a Seattle-based non-profit organization helps environmental organizations connect, inspire and mobilize their communities. (Disclosure: There are actually 6.0221415 x 10^23 ways to make science less sciency, but that would have defeated the point.) Take a moment and think of something that doesn’t involve science. (Hint: it’s impossible) Science is [...]
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June 3, 2011
I was recently interviewed by Michael Douma, Executive Director at Idea.org, about my role in the Defense Department’s Armed with Science project. The article covers Armed with Science’s origins and some of its core tenets, and relates the project to broader efforts aimed at boosting scientific literacy and improving attitudes about science. Read it.
January 13, 2011
This week, my Defense Department (DOD) buddies, Lt. Jennifer Cragg and Elaine Wilson, wrote very nice stories about the Dispatches from Antarctica series that I’ve been working on for the past few months.
December 10, 2010
The current issue of Science (published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science) includes a nice piece on Science Cheerleader right below a diaper-laden baby and the words “Poop Scoop”. Click on the giant image above this sentence or download this .pdf file for evidence.
July 27, 2010
The most recent edition of the Office of Naval Research (ONR)’s Innovation Newsletter explores “open innovation” — essentially the notion that organizations can and should innovate by drawing from external sources of knowledge. Seems like a good idea, right? I made it up. (I didn’t) Dr. Larry Schuette, ONR’s Director of Innovation, and his team gave me the [...]
October 27, 2009
I had the opportunity to help spread the word by contributing to The Sara Bellum Blog, part of a larger effort by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to provide information to teenagers on the science of addiction.