ISSUE SEVEN: APRIL 2012

Special Issue:
Some people think of scientists as "lab rats", consumed with science all of the time. Not true! Come see the other side of scientists and learn about the remarkable and creative activities that they do "outside of the lab."

Outside of the Lab

Wildlife Photographer
Whether it is elephants in Namibia or elephant seals in California, McConnell is passionate about photographing animals in the wild.
Susan McConnell's Talk

Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, 1st movement
Cellist Tom Kornberg and Grammy Award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax play together.

Kornberg and Ax's Talk

Going the Distance
Both for science and running, Garcia is in it for the long haul.
K. Christopher Garcia's Talk

Song and Dance
Jarvis describes his path from aspiring dancer to inspiring neuroscientist.
Erich Jarvis's Talk

Working with Worms, Volunteering with Seals
Katjuša Brejc has spent many hours at the Marine Mammal Center where she volunteers to rehabilitate injured and stranded harbor seals.
Katjuša Brejc's Talk


Competing on the TV show Survivor
Barry competed on Survivor because “mostly it just looked like it would be fun”.
Daniel Barry's Talk

Science and Song
Barry competed on Survivor because “mostly it just looked like it would be fun”.
Daniel Barry's Talk

Expeditions in Science and Mountaineering
Stories of summiting the world’s highest peaks.

Louis Reichardt's Talk

On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
Discover the physics behind flipping burgers!

Harold McGee's Talk

Finding History in Old Books
Two hundred year old books are still teaching important lessons about the practice of science.

David Morgan's Talk

The Way of the Hand, Foot, Heart, and Mind
Although she has a black belt in taekwondo, it is her lab skills that Sil uses to fight the disease-causing fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.

Anita Sil's Talk

Squeezing Time for Art
Wood and metal working provide another outlet for Walter’s creativity.

Peter Walter's Talk