Students share research with wider community
How do you regrow a heart, design limb prosthetics or calculate mercury levels in vernal pools?
Wheaton students explained how to do all these things and more at Pop-Up Labs, an event held in the Mars Center for Science and Technology on Nov. 11, 2016, during Fall Visiting Day when hundreds of prospective students, parents and high school counselors were on campus.
“Communicating [scientific information] to the general public is important, and that is what Pop-Up Labs is all about,” said Professor of Biology Betsey Dyer, who organized the event. “Being able to put complicated subjects into plain language and to demonstrate something interesting and relevant in the lab are good skills to have.”
Here are the students who participated: [Read more...]