Sneaky Salmonella and More

Know the risks of pets beyond dogs and cats

By Tara Haelle

chocolate labrador

Dogs and Cats and Allergies

Do furry creatures increase – or decrease – the risk of allergy?

by Tara Haelle


Nutrient Needs in Pregnancy

What you need, what you don’t, what we don’t know

by Tara Haelle

I Am Mental Illness

The gift of depression and mood disorder

What do you do when your illness feeds your success?

by Sarah Boon

Not knowing

There will be a next time, another severe and major depression. 

by Nobody


Depressing genes

Can depression be a matter of genetic fate?

by Siobhan Mitchell


Photo by Bev Lloyd-Roberts LRPS

To Smell a Rose…

This May, will you be celebrating Mom with a fragrant bunch of plant genitals?

by Jenny Morber


Getting To Know Myself Through DNA Testing

The undiscovered countries lying within our cells

by Patricia Valoy


Ladies? It gets better

Emily Graslie promises.

by Emily Willingham

Women In Science

The great experimental physicist Chien-Shiung Wu in 1958. [Credit: Smithsonian Institution]

Notable Women in Science go to GeekGirlCon ‘14

16 Notable Scientists: a slide show
by Adrienne M. Roehrich


Notable Women in Science: A Few Modern Biochemists

Three scientists went where life took them.
Written by Adrienne Roehrich, Chemistry Editor

Image in the public domain, courtesy International Mathematical Union.

Back When Math Was Fun

Reflecting on my own math journey after Maryam Mirzakhani’s Fields Medal

By Tara Haelle

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