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Media training in two minutes

What is the wise thing to do when a journalist knocks on the lab door and wants to write about your research? The answer is this: take a big breath, buy some time, gather your thoughts and then bid them welcome with the ambition to take command of the interview—in a curious and friendly way.
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Derivative dance makes math crystal clear

Mr. Math Teacher’s Derivative Dance takes the beautiful math dance moves one step further. As you have seen before, we like dancing here at crastina.se. Recently, an FB friend sent me the image below which—for all I can see—has been…
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Fighting the boredom, part 3: “Become a better scientific communicator by experiencing it.”

In this third part of his four part blog article, Leonidas Georgiou shows us some communicators who inspire him.

Stylish TED-Ed animation explains the chemistry of cookies

The educator Stephanie Warren and Augenblick studios have created a gorgeous TED-Ed video which explains the chemistry of cookies.

Open Notebook Science – the Carl Boettiger Interview

Carl Boettiger, a pioneer of the Open Notebook Science movement, shares some reflections and gives some advice to those who want to join in.

Technology Students Explain Science in Advent Calendar

The students of Lund Institute of Technology follow their tradition and offer a advent calendar for laymen where a team of enthusiastic students perform simple experiments and explain their observations.
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Symphony of Science inspires both scientists and laymen

If you haven't discovered Symphony of Science before you have surely some great YouTube moments before you. This science, music and video project by John Boswell, an electronic musician from Wasthington, is a stunning source of inspiration for scientists and laymen alike.