Alison Bruzek

Ali is a senior at Northwestern University majoring in biological sciences. For the past year she has worked in a psychology lab investigating learning and memory.  She is currently enrolled in Jennifer Cline’s science writing seminar in hopes of getting her feet wet in drier writing.

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Somewhere, parents are eating their words after years of telling their children not to play with their food.

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First, there was Dolly. The sheep made 1997 headlines, spurring the rest of the country to contemplate the consequences of cloning and starting a whole new generation of science fiction fans.

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Somewhere, a Whole Foods store is sighing.

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credit: andofire (flickr)

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Two years ago I spent the summer in Mexico, where I first learned about dengue fever.

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Dr. Francis Collins

Who said science had to be left to scientists?

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Ready to “go green” but don’t know where to start? Though it might sound unsavory, you may want to begin with your sanitation habits – in other words, start perusing what you’re refusing.

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“Dirty mouth? Clean it up!” So say the Orbit gum commercials, complete with an old-time flight attendant advertising the perks of chewing.

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You’re driving in your car on the way to meet your family when your GPS battery dies and you’re stranded in the middle of Midwestern country.