Ph.D. candidate Emma Spikol calls for greater appreciation of a local aquatic hero whose awesome powers are too often overlooked.
As a graduate student with little money and no television, I spend much of my free time walking along the waterfront. One of my favorite stretches is the brick-paved path along Canton, which is lined with moored boats, quiet row homes and green space. A striking feature of this walk, tucked in one of the […]
As a researcher in a muscle biology and regeneration lab, it’s disturbing to picture myself eating the tiny pieces of muscle I grow in petri dishes. However, the idea of growing muscle (meat) from avian (chicken) or bovine (cow) stem cells in the laboratory for human consumption is a reality today. Some people consider it […]