How to Raise a Woman Scientist

“Well behaved women rarely make history.” — Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Although things have changed considerably for women in the world of science since the brave and bold Marie Curie began paving the way, there are still far too few women pursuing science careers, including my own field

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Donate to TREE Foundation via AmazonSmile

TREE Foundation Some of you have asked if there are any other ways that you can help support the TREE Foundation. Now there is! The Foundation is now a member of AmazonSmile, a charitable giving program from Amazon.com that will donate a portion of your purchases to

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Untamed Science – Why Leaves Change Color

CanopyMeg helps explain why leaves change color in this Untamed Science video: Every fall in the deciduous forests of the world, there is a miraculous change in the color of the leaves. The turn from green into brilliant shades of yellow, orange, red, and purple. Sometimes you

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Student researcher discovers new tardigrade species

Water Bear - Whole Body

Alex Young, a student at Lewis and Clark College, recalls his discovery of a new tardigrade species during his undergraduate research internship: Suspended from a single branch, 60 feet up in a Red Oak, looking over the Wakarusa River, I knew I had chosen the right undergraduate

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Awesome Jobs: Meet Meg Lowman, Tree Canopy Biologist

Article written by Erin Biba from www.tested.com: Meg Lowman’s head is in the trees. She’s a botanist and the Chief of Science and Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Lowman was one of the first scientists to climb a tree in the name

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