Bob Goldstein – ASCB Newsletter

“Many researchers have scientific idols, but Bob Goldstein is one of the few with an actual shrine to his hero. Inside Goldstein’s microscope room at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, there’s a small wall recess dedicated to the cell biology pioneer Ray Rapoport.” [Read more]

Mindful Birthing – Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

This meditation-based approach to childbirth and parenting doesn’t deny pain, but it does help you acknowledge and manage it. [Read more]

Bring Me the Gas! – Slate

“Labor is no laughing matter, at least not in the U.S. Today, most women in the U.K., Canada, Australia, and Scandinavia use laughing gas (otherwise known as nitrous oxide) for pain relief during childbirth, but for years it has not been available for labor in the U.S. beyond a few lucky maternity wards—until now.” [Read more]

Yixian Zheng and The Elusive Spindle Matrix – ASCB Post

“Yixian Zheng isn’t afraid to challenge assumptions in biology. She studies how cells divide and wants to know what is orchestrating the process, but her ideas haven’t always been immediately embraced.” [Read more]

So you want to be a science writer – MBoC

Chicken Stalk – Inquisitive Eater

Experiences in Lab Culture – LabLit

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