The bunker experiments that revealed the mysteries of human circadian rhythms

The bunker experiments that revealed the mysteries of human circadian rhythms

This week I was in Seewiesen, Germany, for the 3rd "Wild Clocks" meeting, a coming-together of ecologists and chronobiologists (that's clock biologists) from across the globe. The idea behind these meetings is to marry the two research areas so that we can gain an understanding of how biological clocks function in the natural world. The [...]

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The hilarious story behind #reviewforscience

The hilarious story behind #reviewforscience

This week, scientists on Twitter have been sharing their odd uses for everyday items in their experiments using the #reviewforscience hashtag. Here's the story of how this hashtag stemmed from a single review of a tea strainer. It was a Sunday night and I was shopping for a tea strainer online. Productive use of an [...]