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Want to Be a Better Scientist? Take an Improv Class

Catherine Bartlett, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Scientific American. "Active listening and a sense of humor offer benefits for both communication and research."
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Exploring the Ecosystem of the U.S.–Mexico Border| Nature is fluid; walls are not

Margaret Wilder, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Scientific Amerian. "The wetlands are springing back to life in the Colorado River delta located mostly in Mexico just at the border with the United States…
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President Trump’s Slur Against American Indians

Noshene Ranjbar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Scientific American. "As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, I have had the honor of working closely with the Lakota community on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian…
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Doom-and-Gloom Scenarios on Climate Change Won’t Solve Our Problem

Elise Gornish, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Scientific American. "The latest Hollywood natural disaster movie, Geostorm, is tanking in theaters this fall. We are once again invited to explore a cinematic vision of a self-inflicted…
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What about Earth’s Microbiome?

Raina Maier-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Scientific American. “The latest temperature readings from Antarctica are giving the world pause, along with the finding that 70 percent of the western Antarctic ice shelf has…
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