Category Microbiomes Blog

Natalie’s Blog: Spotlight on Ryan McMinds: Microbiomes of Coral Reefs

McMinds’ work is essential in furthering our understanding of why coral reefs are being wiped out all over the world, so further destruction of coral reefs can be mitigated. To understand this issue, Vega Thurber’s lab is approaching the study of coral in a way that has never been done before.

Natalie’s Blog: Connecting the Dots between Microbiology and Art

Historically, Science and art have had a strong relationship. As early as the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci created art inspired by science, and his science was inspired by art. It is not until recently that art and science have been polarized, a polarization that stifles discovery in both fields.