When and why does future progress in biology require taking taxonomy seriously?
From October 31 to November 2, Dr.
The Anthropocene, a new epoch in earth history, reflects the unprecendented ways in which one species - Homo sapiens - has shaped our planet.
The Center for Biology and Society recently caught up with Cecilia Chou, a 2017 graduate with a Masters in Biology and Society, who is now a first-year medical student at University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.
This summer marked my second opportunity to return to the MBL. This time, I worked as a fellow for the MBL History Project, but this year I was also fortunate to receive the Catherine Norton Fellowship to both complete my research and to design a physical exhibit for the MBL Library.
I got a degree in history and philosophy of science (HPS) because I wanted to understand how science and scientists work to give us an understanding of nature--both now and in the past.
Samantha Thompson, a PhD candidate in History and Philosophy of Science at the Center for Biology and Society, recently began a one-year fellowship at the American Institute of Physics in College Park,