Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 21

Bikes, Brains, and Beer!

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Want to hear about the latest neuroscience research, drink beer, and support science outreach efforts?  I thought so…for those in the local Portland (OR) metro area, please join us for the October Bikes, Brains, and Beer event at Velo Cult bike shop. Graduate student Megan Slaker from Washington State University Vancouver will talk about her …

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Oct 17

Scientists are people too!

Russian researcher Mikhail Kozhov and his granddaughter Lyubov Izmest'eva

If you’ve attended a scientific talk lately, I bet you heard phrases like, “first this experiment was performed…” or “the data show…” These phrases imply that science is done by robots. I know a lot of scientists – all of them people, not robots (although Data from Star Trek was a great robot scientist)! Why …

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