Evidence of Continuing Human Evolution

Hakhamanesh Mostafavi, PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University and co-author of a recent paper, Identifying genetic variants that affect viability in large cohorts, joins us to talk about the evidence for and examples of continuing human evolution. Links: Hakhamanesh Mostafavi, Columbia University Mostafavi H, Berisa T, Day FR, Perry JRB, Przeworski M, Pickrell JK (2017) Identifying genetic variants […]

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Episode 16 – Building Connections in Science Education

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/nstalol16.mp3   For this episode, we chatted with Dr. Karen Harpp, Associate Professor in Geology at Colgate University in New York. Dr. Harpp talked with us about her research, science outreach and creating connections between science teachers and researchers. Colgate Geology Karen Harpp’s Homepage Volcanoes in the Classroom: A Simulation of an Eruption Column Dive and Discover: Interview with Geochemist […]

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