Speakezee, a labor of love by experimental psychologist Bruce Hood, connects willing experts and curious audiences. Now in it’s third year, the platform has a roster of more than 2,000 scientists in 32 countries ready discuss their research with schoolchildren, big companies, support groups, service clubs and anyone else now comfortable enough to ask for a presentation.2 years ago
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Very, very little science makes its way to the public eye, and an even smaller amount of that makes an impact. Entrepreneurial scientist Robert Seigel is offering a way around the gatekeepers of knowledge.6 years ago
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Nicholas Lemann, Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, is a veteran national […]8 years ago
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