Data tell our stories.
As a trained scientist, I love learning about our world. But what I love most is when what I learn speaks to our humanity – to how we love, live, steward our planet, nourish our bodies, and thrive together as a society. Join me on this journey as we walk through the data together.
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American Society for Microbiology, Jan. 26, 2021
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Homelessness is an area I crave a deeper understanding of, because it is a complex issue that I am confronted with most days I leave my house. Like many, I feel paralyzed in how to help when I encounter individuals on the street, and often end up simply dismayed by the depth and breadth of …
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