STATION1: An Orchestra of Socially Minded Inquiry in Science and Technology

This summer we were happy to collaborate once more with Station1. What is Station1? We caught up with MIT professor, scientist and engineer, social entrepreneur and Station1 founder Christine Ortiz to learn a bit more about this new higher education institution and model of “socially-directed” scientific and technological research. Station1 mission The Station1 mission is … Continue reading STATION1: An Orchestra of Socially Minded Inquiry in Science and Technology

Preparing students for where the world is going…digital first

Working digitally has taken off in the education space. And in most spaces at this point. But what does a digital only learning environment actually provide? What’s the real value of switching up age old paper tradition? Just talk to Ines Rauschenbach and Ramaydalis Keddis from Rutgers University who have been in the digital only … Continue reading Preparing students for where the world is going…digital first

Confessions of the Brown Lab: Staying Organized

Lab work isn't all serious. And we love it when our users embrace the fun side of things (while still following safety protocols, of course). We were excited to stumble upon this blog curated by a LabArchives lab. "Confessions of the Brown Lab Researchers" is written by the researchers themselves and contains more than a … Continue reading Confessions of the Brown Lab: Staying Organized

Case study: helping kids through genetic research

Sally Moody, Lab Director and Department Chair of Anatomy and Cell Biology at George Washington University, is using developmental genetics to understand how the early nervous system forms. At the moment she is investigating new genes that may be linked to a birth defect that causes hearing loss in children. By using biochemical data gathered … Continue reading Case study: helping kids through genetic research