Decolonize DNA Day

Carrie Diaz Eaton: B(ui)lding Community and Practices for a New Data Science Education in Biology Dr. Diaz Eaton is a professor at Bates College, and today she gave an insightful Twitter talk as a part of Decolonize DNA Day. She describes herself as having diverse background, personally and professionally, that allow her to cross traditional READ MORE

Career pathway

While I’m still exploring my options for life after Keene State, these are a few of the paths I’ve considered taking in both the science and art fields. Over the course of the semester, my goals are to do more research on these options and find some new paths I hadn’t already considered.

“So Far, so Good”

So far, so good – that’s what I tell my family when they ask how school’s going. It’s crazy that I’ll only be saying that for one more year…and then what? When I first got to Keene State, I didn’t even have a declared major. I knew I was interested in the sciences, but it READ MORE

Isopod Experiment

Moisture Preferences of Terrestrial Isopods, Porcellio scaber Hypothesis: The terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber, prefers moist environments over dry environments. Null Hypothesis:The terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber has no preference between moist and dry environments. Prediction: If the terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber prefers moist environments over dry environments, then when given a choice, individuals will spend more READ MORE

Cricket Ethogram

Ethogram of Female Crickets, Acheta domesticus By Moriah Audette Individual Behaviors: Threading Antennae Through Mouth – taking front limbs, reaching up and bending antennae towards the head and into mouth. Feeding – moving the jaw to take off a small part of the given food or a dead cricket and ingesting it. Feeding on the READ MORE