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4 tips for breaking down complex topics

So, you've got a complex topic to explain and don't know where to start?  Or perhaps you're already off to a great start, but could use some guidance.  This post is all about how to communicate complex topics in simple...

5 Animation Tips You Need To Know When Sharing Your Science

Science is complex, but animation can make your science communication easier to understand! There are probably few who would deny that science is complicated.  But that doesn't mean it has to be impossible to understand.  Scientists are busy at work...

Science communication: 5 new frontiers

When I left high school, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my life: make stories. I wanted to draw comics, I wanted to write stories, I wanted to make movies. So I went to art school, where...

UA Cancer Center Team Identifies a Switch that May Help Target Dormant Cancer Cells

by Gaius J. Augustus for the University of Arizona Cancer CenterOriginally posted Sept. 26, 2017 to https://uacc.arizona.edu/news/ua-cancer-center-team-identifies-switch-may-help-target-dormant-cancer-cells TUCSON, Ariz. – A study by scientists at the University of Arizona and the University of Pittsburgh may hold the key to targeting...

Biology & Life – Today’s Science Word

Life is one of those things we often take for granted. But that may be because it's just part of our existence every day. It might seem simple to define life as well, but it can be quite complex.  There are...

6 Science Valentine’s Day Cards Available Today!

Valentine's Day is coming up soon. I'm sure you're in need of a break, so I hope you're making plans to relax with someone you care about. If you have a friend who loves science, they'll love this. I've designed...

New Year, New Who? How to make and keep reasonable resolutions.

It's a brand new year, and you're ready to start out on a new goal. What's your new year's resolution? It's no secret that many people set unrealistic goals for the new year. Let's talk about what a reasonable goal...

The Anatomy of an Infographic

An infographic is a fantastic way to share the results of research and analyses. The mix of images and text can turn a daunting topic into a narrative that is easy to understand. But what information should you include? How...

3 surprising ways to battle creative block

You started out with a million ideas, so why won't the ideas come?! You're in the middle of a creative block. Perhaps you had a list of ideas that you've reached the end of, or maybe you just can't get...

Distal and Proximal – Today’s Science Word

Have you ever had difficulty describing where something is in relation to others? When scientists discuss where things are on a person or other animal, they also need words to compare.  Two such words are DISTAL and PROXIMAL. Distal means...
New global health guidelines may kill trans people

New global health guidelines may kill transgender people

I know that title sounds dramatic, but bear with me, because transgender lives are at stake. If you aren't aware, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced changes to gender non-conformity guidelines.  These guidelines remove "gender identity disorder" (GID) as...

4 BIG things I’ve been up to

It's been a while since I posted but not because things have been slow.   I've been hard at work on several new projects.  I hope you'll be as excited as I am to see all the changes. Science Communication work...

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