Author Archives: rsearles14

Moving On

I no longer update this blog (but leave it up anyway, as a nice reminder of where I started out), so if you’re looking for Rebecca Searles online, please visit my personal website, LinkedIn profile, or HuffPost author page. For more writing … Continue reading

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Calling All Fledgling Science Writers: NASW Travel Fellowships to Vancouver

Every year, the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) sponsors a handful of talented student writers to attend the AAAS scientific conference with $1,000 travel fellowships. Any undergraduate interested in science journalism can apply, and this year the conference will … Continue reading

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Mmm, Mitotic Spindles…

A science geek-foodie’s dream come true. In celebration of her most recent publication, “Mitotic Spindle Proteomics in Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells,” Dr. Ahna Skop of UW-Madison made these delicious-looking sour cream-based fudge cupcakes iced with mocha ganache. Dr. Skop, I … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Psychology, ‘The Pill’, and Happiness

On the Pill On Monday, the Wall Street Journal came out with an article on the Pill (oddly familiar to my PsychToday article, cough cough) on how hormonal contraceptives may be disrupting the sexual attraction chemo-signals we give and receive. … Continue reading

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In an effort to appease the hungry beast that is UNC Student Congress, and get a little more funding, Carolina Scientific content has officially gone online. I’m really excited to see how our writers will show their creativity and express their research interests … Continue reading

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