Category Archives: March for Science

March for Science

More umbrellas than signs by the end of the Philly Science March. Impressive how many people stuck around despite the bad weather! Many of us here at Portrait of a Scientist marched in the March for Science this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Silent Spring Book Club

We recently read Silent Spring, the classic exposé of the impact of pesticides written by Rachel Carson in 1962. The book details the use of these chemicals, and the severe but overlooked impact on the environment, from widespread destruction of … Continue reading

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March for Science hat?

Imagine the recent Women’s marches all over the US and world without pussyhats.  Sure, signs were clever and creative, but the collective message and solidarity of participants were loud and clear in the sea of bright pink hats with pointy corners. … Continue reading

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