Cell Dynamics: Host-Pathogen Interface This meeting will be the third instalment of our highly successful Cellular Dynamics Meeting Series, and will focus on ‘Host-Pathogen Interface’. Intracellular pathogens highjack and use the cellular systems of...
Women’s rights groups in El Salvador are urging lawmakers to allow abortions when a woman’s life is at risk and for minors who are raped.
Jennifer L. RohnAnyone who isn't chilled at Georgia's new anti-abortion law might be interested in what been happening to women in countries with similar laws who, after experiencing tragic miscarriages or stillbirths, are presumed guilty and sent to prison e.g.
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Medicine and clinical microbiology have traditionally attempted to identify and eliminate
the agents that cause disease. However, this traditional approach is becoming inadequate
for dealing with a changing disease landscape. Major challenges to...
Globally, 169 million children were not given a first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017.
Jennifer L. RohnRejecting a miracle gift of science - here in the UK too. In fact UK has the 3rd highest unvaccinated rate for measles amongst high-income countries (after USA and France). Sad and frustrating. #antivaxxers #vaccines #MMR #measles
As much as the topic of sexism in STEM interests me, in this particular case I am intrigued by something less familiar. And that is the sheer bewilderment that Dr Bouman’s age has engendered, even amongst scientists who should know better. The...
Science in your pyjamas: bliss What's the youngest a person can be exposed to science in a meaningful way? Loyal readers will know that I've pondered this
Jennifer L. RohnGetting beyond the vinegar volcano: more musings from me about doing science with very young children (4-5 years old)
Jennifer L. RohnJust calling attention to this great comment left on my blog from @EM__Ian which offers a masterclass on how to teach kids HOW to do science (as opposed to teaching scientific facts).
Jennifer L. RohnICYMI yesterday - my latest blog post on @occamt. Getting beyond the vinegar volcano: doing meaningful scientific experiments with very young children