Outside of the field itself, vision is a topic often taken for granted.
SfN is a large organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and the nervous system.
Surprisingly, psychological research in the past decade tells us the exact opposite: the more suffering individuals we see, the less compassionate we tend to feel.
I was at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s (SPSP) annual convention, and the stage was quite literally set for a productive conference.
It is predicted that 30-50% of Americans do not take their medications as prescribed, which in turn costs the US a whopping $300 billion annually.
The new mobile phone game Pokémon Go, for example, raises a host of legal and ethical questions.
This weekend pulled me deeper into exploring connections between my work and…the larger world of racial conflict specific to cities, spaces of injustice, and justice building.
I presented this research at the annual meeting for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. This year, it was held in San Diego, so while it snowed in Boston, I attended poster sessions and lectures.
Attending this conference afforded me the opportunity to network with professionals that specialize in proteomics, learn some tips for our own student chapter, and represent Northeastern University’s active chemistry department.
Then the idea just came to us: we took the two things we knew best, bacteria and encapsulation, and we decided to try encapsulating bacteria.