A Celebration of National DNA Day

This Sunday (April 25th) is a holiday near and dear to my heart. While we may not consume vast quantities of pumpkin pie to commemorate this event, it is a celebration of exactly what makes a pumpkin a pumpkin and gives it that distinctive coloring. It also honors what makes us all so wonderfully and …

Down to a Science Podcast: How Smart is a Cuttlefish?

Connecticut Science Center Podcast : How Smart is a Cuttlefish? Special Down To A Science feature. Nick, Kaila and Andrew are excited to talk about a recent study about Cuttlefish. Cuttlefish are very interesting creatures in the same family as octopus, squid and other sepiidas. A recent study with cuttlefish show that they can develop an advanced decision …

Down to a Science Podcast: World’s Oldest DNA

Connecticut Science Center Podcast : World’s Oldest DNA Special Down To A Science feature. We were so excited about the recent discovery of the oldest DNA ever that we just had to put together this Down To A Science Podcast special. Hear from Educators Andrew Fotta, Nick Villagra and Melissa Garafola as they discuss the exciting news of …

Straight Talk: The Persistence of Race in Scientific Research

Thank you to our panelist and the over 100 participants who joined us for Straight Talk: The Persistence of Race in Scientific Research. We are so excited we could have this open conversation with experts in the field about the role of race in scientific research. If you did not have the chance to tune …