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A CU Boulder STEM Blog

Graduate Student Snapshot: Zac Holmes

Graduate student Zac Holmes and his fiancé raise bees–including a queen called Hillabee Clinton.

Ten-Hundred Word Challenge: Part 5

Can graduate students Gretchen Geibel and Aroob Abdelhamid describe their research using ONLY the 1000 must common English words?

The System Sucks: Why Academic Publishing (As It Stands) Is Bad For Reproducible Science

How is the academic publishing system exacerbating the replication crisis in science? What can we do to fix it?

If Your Experiments Are Better, You Can Do More of Them: The Importance of Experimental Design for Reproducible Science

Better experimental design leads to reproducible science. Enforcement falls to journals as well as individual scientists.

Ghost hunting in the twenty first century: science or science fiction?

Popular shows like Ghost Hunters suggest that ghosts are just a sixth sense away—what are the scientific theories and methods behind this conclusion?