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The Two-Body Problem

-post by Synapse- Update on that job interview: I killed it. But, in the end, I had to withdraw my name. I loved the school. I loved the people. I loved the program. I also love my husband. And I … Continue reading

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Cultivating a Confident STEM Girl

–post by Synapse- Innate biases.  Confidence issues.  Concern about being “smart”…. and pretty much everything that could happen during those teenage years. Let’s just say, I’m a bit nervous about having a baby girl. Yes, yes, I know.  She already … Continue reading

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Postdoc Purgatory

– written by Synapse –   I’m pregnant. And yes, I realize that, unfortunately, this statement takes on a different weight coming from a lady-in-science. I will be the third of the 5 Brainy Birds to enter the world of … Continue reading

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Telling a good story….

– written by Axon – Getting to the heart of things, the point, the take-home message. So much about communicating science involves telling a good story, condensing things to digestible bits of information that everyone can agree on and then BAM! … Continue reading

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