What’s a Zoologist? Featuring Lucy Cotgrove, Fish Biologist

What’s a Zoologist? Featuring Lucy Cotgrove, Fish Biologist

If you ask a random person in the street what they think a zoologist does, you might get one of two responses: TV presenter (think Steve Irwin, David Attenborough), or a zookeeper. In fact, the term "zoologist" covers a wide range of roles, from museum curators to research scientists and conservationists, in a large number [...]

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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 [...]