138 "Roughing it" in Wakayama: My first time in t...
Author: Katie Petrie
As an experimental molecular and microbiologist by training, I have spent my entire scientific career safely ensconced i...
October 21, 2016
137 Postdoctoral Research at ELSI
Author: Nancy Merino
As an Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student, I became inspired to switch fields and conduct research on the origins o...
September 26, 2016
136 Stepping Out Your Door
Author: Stuart Bartlett
Before arriving, I had heard an intimidating range of words used to describe the land of the rising sun. Having never ev...
August 8, 2016
135 Summer in Japan
Author: Kyoko Akiyama
Suddenly the hot and humid summer of Japan has started. But this does not have to mean that there is only suffering! I w...
July 15, 2016
134 A gauge of how Japanese I am
Author: Soko Matsumura
Culture shock was one of the things I worried about when I left Japan to do a graduate study in North America. Surprisin...
June 24, 2016