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Where #botany meets #art and #cocktails - check out this piece on #ethnobotany trio of Roots and Shoots #Bitters!
Want a Better Cocktail? Find a Botanist
Shoots and Roots bitters taste like an airline ticket around the world—and back in time.
Tales from the TSA.... great pre-flight reading, lol. #PhDLife #science #traveler @edyong209
That Time the TSA Found a Scientistâs 3-D-Printed Mouse Penis
And other tales from the intersection of science and airport security
One of the amazing things about my job as an ethnobotanist is the opportunity to travel to…
As an #ethnobotanist, everyday is #Biodiversityday! We have so much to learn from #nature! Help protect #biodiversity 4 future generations!
Here's a great free educational resource for kids! Add some lessons on #biodiversity to their summer reading!
For #BiodiversityDay tmrw, find out abt #biodiversity thru this guide by @FAOnews & @CBDNews: https://t.co/iY83dQwLLI
Want to learn about antibiotics? ICARe is the course for you. Slots are filling up fast:
International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance (ICARe)
Course: ICARe was conceived by an international group of thought leaders from the Institut Pasteur, Harvard Medical School, McMaster University, biote...
Trimmed back my #medicinalplant garden this afternoon! Lots of new samples to dry! It's been fun growing these up from seed. #iamabotanist
Some more reassuring details on safety measures in place for seed storage at #Svalbard vault via @PopSci #seedbank
Turns out the Svalbard seed vault is probably fine
"Doomsday" seed bank buried in permafrost was breached after global warming produced extraordinary temperatures!
Arctic stronghold of worldâs seeds flooded after permafrost melts
No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change
Hey @kzrt - Going through the checklists for gear on our upcoming #expedition... Felco #2s and hori-hori digging knife for the win!
Candida auris: #Superbug identified in 122 people in 7 states
Superbug identified in 122 people in 7 states
US cases of an emerging, often multidrug-resistant fungus called Candida auris, causing severe illness with high mortality, have grown from seven to 1...
eScienceCommons: A Reddit Science Q&A on medical #ethnobotany
May 8-14 2017 #sciseekpicks Featuring @cosmosmagazine @quaveethnobot @EmoryUniversity @Sthg_Marvelous & @ncytnotesp
A good read on the tumultuous 1st year setting up a lab:
"A year in the life of a new professor"
Plant hunters discovered 1,700 new species last year
New types of coffee, parsnips and roses among 1,700 plants discovered last year
From a new type of Turkish parsnip to Madagascar coffee beans, the discoveries offer the prospect of better crops, medicinal uses and new garden displ...
Irony of #fieldwork: Planning intricate details 4 team #expedition has me nauseous w/ stress... yet colleagues think my work is like vacay!
Ohhh .... #Florida man - you never cease to entertain even this south Florida girl :)
BREAKING: #Florida man bitten on tongue by rattlesnake in Putnam County https://t.co/lYX5EbgCen
Ethnobotanical garden opening in Geneva visitors may recognise @QuaveEthnobot in the display
Cool new permanent #ethnobotany exhibit in #Geneva to open 6/26! Guess who's pic is on intro panel to garden?! :)
"Science Celebrities: Where Are the Women?"
On the internet, being awesome, as usual. Seriously just look around.
Science Celebrities: Where Are the Women? | The Scientist Magazine®
Men have traditionally stolen the spotlight as scientific popularizers on TV, but women are making names for themselves in other formats.
As a scientist, you can choose who you work with. If your colleague is a known harasser, don't work with him. His career is over by choice.
Spent past 2 days w/ lit agent outlining my book proposal! #Science, #adventure, flying legs... this is going to be one heck of a #memoir!
Let's make sure this never happens again anywhere in the world
Some light evening reading.... b/c my grants keep getting scored but not crossing the NIH paylines. Hoping this will help
At the doctor's office:
Nurse: Have you had any surgeries?
Me: Recently or ever?
Me: Oh, more than 25
Me: Let's start typing
We're now a @theNCI designated comprehensive cancer center, placing us in top 1% of all US cancer centers.
Winship awarded NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center status
Winship has earned the prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), placing it in the top one percent...
One of the strangest things that women ask me about my prosthesis is "Why do you paint your…
This did not even touch on the opportunities for discovery of novel chemical scaffolds in higher plants. Much to learn still from nature!
Reports of the death of natural product discovery are greatly exaggerated, a new study suggests. https://t.co/ANyyL5lybu @PNASNews
@SEFrench @cakotz Check out the amazing work being done by @QuaveEthnobot, who was featured on @JasonSilva's @natgeo show #Origins
How is this my first natural products chemistry shirt!? Thanks, @QuaveEthnobot! #ThankAPlantForThat