At High Heels in the Lab, a physicist talks to her sister about her research and gets a surprising reaction.
Namnezia describes how a magazine writer can’t see past his national origin to get to his science.
Small Pond Science looks at how much researchers should specialize. The punch line:
Doing this work on an obscure topic buys you a place at the table. That might be true, with a caveat: Working on minutia buys you a place at the kiddie table.
While browsing Small Pond Science, check the post about research statements if you want a job at a teaching university.
Empirical Planet takes on a favourite neuromyth of mine: That we have lizard brains tucked inside of us that are responsible for things like fear and aggression.
And lastly, I want to thank Lauren Meyer for her lovely recommendation and Scicurious for another plug for this blog.