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The word ‘microbe’ literally means 'small life.' Yet, there are species in the groups it includes that are not microscopic and others that are not alive. So, is 'microbe' helpful shorthand or overly reductive?
Recognizing and understanding the feelings of students and trainees fosters collaboration and makes for a more positive experience. We discuss the role of empathy in academic settings.
Dr. Kawanda Foster shares how the lack of diversity in STEM drove her away from science, but the skill of discernment helped her carve a rewarding career and develop an indispensable support system.