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October 27, 2014

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3:00 PM | Make the Most of Your Study Break
It’s about that time. For those of us preparing for midterms, finals, GRE or any other exam we all know …Continue reading →

October 24, 2014

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2:40 AM | Epilogue: Towards a Tipping Point
You can read this blog in Spanish here.   Over the last few weeks, in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I have shared the work of organizations or projects that empower young Latinas to pursue and thrive in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) [see posts here, here and here]. If you can’t already tell, this is a topic I am deeply passionate about, partly because it is […]

October 22, 2014

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9:45 PM | How To Use Video To Enrich Your Next Scientific Poster Presentation
Many of you, especially students, will present your research in the poster session at a scientific conference. What if you have interactive content such as a video that you would like to include in your poster display? For example, you might want … Continue reading →

October 21, 2014

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3:09 AM | Killer Lessons from an Astronaut
Wikimedia – public domain  During a  Fresh Air National Public Radio program, astronaut Christ Hadfield said that during their flight rehearsals at NASA, Astronauts go sequentially over the various problems that may result in rapid (and usually final) death if they do … Continue reading →

October 20, 2014

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12:47 PM | Work for us as a Publishing Editor
Great opportunities available now to work for the Royal Society of Chemistry, one of the world's major scientific publishers, as a Publishing Editor. Find more details of how to apply here If you want to find out more about what a Publishing Editor does, take a look at their blog Applications are open now, so what are you waiting for??Posted by Julie FranklinOct 20, 2014 1:47 pm

October 15, 2014

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11:35 PM | Video-Making Workshop at SE Climate Science Center
Last week, I taught a video-making workshop on the North Carolina State University campus hosted by the Southeast Climate Science Center (US Dept. of Interior). The workshop was held in the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library (photo at left) a fantastic facility for … Continue reading →

October 14, 2014

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5:01 PM | Macroscopic Solutions
Periodically, I point readers to sources of public domain or open source media that they may wish to use in video projects. In this post, I’d like to highlight Macroscopic Solutions, which is a company that “provides products, services, and … Continue reading →
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12:05 AM | Hello Navi: creating solutions, building the future using technology
Hello Navi Team, from left to right: Janessa Leija, Grecia Cano, Caitlin Gonzales, Mrs. Maggie Bolado, Jacqueline Garcia-Torres, Kayleen Gonzalez, Cassandra Baquero — and of course Andres Salas. (Photo provided by Mrs. Maggie Bolado)During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in […]

October 13, 2014

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5:00 PM | Spotlight on Science: Global Health with Dr. Greg Martin #TWiGH
In my first Spotlight on Science post I talked about Dr. Vincent Racaniello. In January of this year I talked …Continue reading →

October 12, 2014

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9:39 PM | Ivy Deliz: I am Borinqueña and Computer Programmer
Greetings! I had an interesting conversation with Ivy Deliz, a Borinqueña and Computer Programmer who works for NASA building computational platforms used by planners of space missions.   Marvi: When and how did you decide to work in computer science? Ivy: When I finished high school I did not know what to study in college, but I registered in the Program of Natural Sciences at the University of Puerto Rico. […]

October 07, 2014

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2:00 PM | Professional Role Models in STEM
If you look at my blog post about why I started Mademoiselle Scientist you will know that one of my goals …Continue reading →

October 02, 2014

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2:00 PM | Fall Reading List
Fall is here and it’s time for me to share my Fall Reading List. This past summer I have been reading inspirational …Continue reading →

October 01, 2014

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11:22 AM | ChemCareers 2014
Forgive the silence on our part for the last few weeks, we have been out and about running careers hubs and visiting universities. In addition we have been preparing for ChemCareers this year. This year we added three webinars in the run up to the main event, which begins on the 10th November. Last month we focused on the path into teaching (you can listen again to this soon). For October we will be talking to Dr Schwikkard from the University of Surrey who is currently on a Dorothy Hodgkins […]
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3:21 AM | Empowering the Next Generation of Latinas in STEM Through Making
Foto / Photo: Luz Rivas, DIY GirlsDuring National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in STEM fields. You can read this profile in Spanish here.   We all have the ability to create. To innovate. To make. The organization DIY (“Do-It-Yourself”) Girls is helping Latina girls embrace their inner […]

September 30, 2014

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7:32 PM | iPhone Slow Motion Tutorial
In the last post, I included a video tutorial showing how to make a slow-motion film with a GoPro Hero camera. But did you know that your iPhone (5s and above) can shoot slow motion video also? There is an option … Continue reading →
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