Science Exchange Stories: Why Katriona Guthrie-Honea does science


Katriona Guthrie-Honea blew us away with her response to our #WhyIDoScience birthday wish! Her story chronicles everything from DIYBio, entrepreneurship, and even how to handle rejection. We were inspired by her remarkable story below and are sure you will be too. I first heard about genetics when I was eight. The human genome project had […]

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Science Exchange Stories: Why Jeffrey Kahl does science


We received this story from Jeffrey Kahl in response to our #WhyIDoScience birthday wish. We were so touched by his insightful story that we wanted to feature it front and center on our blog. Read Jeffrey’s full story below. 25 years ago I lost my Grandfather to Cancer.  I was very close to my grandfather and […]

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Our birthday wishes come true – #WhyIDoScience results

We’ve blown out the candles and recovered from cake coma, so it’s time to share the amazing and thoughtful stories from our Science Exchange community! We were overwhelmed with the enthusiasm and support from our users – many individuals were so passionate, they didn’t want to limit their response to 140 characters. As a result, […]

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Science Exchange is turning 2 – come celebrate with us!


Everyone gets sentimental when their birthday rolls around. We’re lucky enough to still be focusing on our original goal – revolutionizing the way science is done. So for our birthday, we want to hear your stories: Tell us why you became a scientist. Post your story on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ with the #WhyIDoScience hashtag, or email us […]

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Science Exchange Provider Profile: Larry Dangott from the Protein Chemistry Lab

Meet Larry Dangott, the Director of the Protein Chemistry Laboratory at Texas A&M. Larry has been purifying proteins using chromatography and gels for over 35 years! I talked with Larry this week to learn about his extensive experience and his lab at Texas A&M. When was the Protein Chemistry Lab at Texas A&M created, and why was it […]

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