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Mindful footprints

Recently I started following a facebook page called The Lazy Environmentalists, populated by people like me, who want to be more ecologically conscious but aren’t always successful. I think it’s ok to be imperfect; I want to stop buying any types of plastic but for the life of me, I cannot imagine a world where […]

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and how the angle changes the view. Taxonomy is the branch of science concerned with systematic classification of organisms; it’s how we know that Homo habilis preceded Homo erectus. It helps scientists unravel the evolutionary path that lead to us modern humans, the walking and talking descendants of hominins, that so badly wanted to escape […]

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Science communication. Has it saved us or has it failed us?

Communicating scientific findings has always been a top priority for scholarship, at the individual and the institutional level. Like everything else in life, researchers too have rankings; the more you publish and are cited, the higher up you rank and your chances of getting that job you wanted are increasing by the minute. The Web […]

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The origin story

This is a story about how NerdIt got started, so unfortunately my first post will be about myself (ill-advisable according to the internet nerds), although, I think you could relate to it too. Hopefully by the end, you’ll find something useful to take away. You should probably know that I’m living in Cyprus, home to […]