Spring cleaning should not stop at home. Here are some tips to clean your lab space and de-clutter your way to a more productive you.
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Feeling burned out? You are not alone. With so much time spent indoors, it is more important than ever to connect with nature. Research has shown that adding houseplants to your surroundings can improve your mood as well as your ability to learn, concentrate and be productive.
The news often reports the research, but what about the researchers? Student scientists working during the pandemic discuss their new normal.
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