The Washington Post writes about the harsh realities faced by women and minorities in science presented by WID Director Jo Handelsman at the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington, D.C.
Develop techniques to better the experience of virtual reality through new devices, interfaces, and techniques.
By bringing together stem cell biology, genome engineering, and biomaterials expertise, the Saha lab generates new tools for use with human-induced pluripotent stem cells to ask unique questions about human biology and disease.
WID researchers improve the dialogue between scientists and the public about science and engineering and facilitate discourse about the role of science in society, and the image of scientists.
Assistant Professor and BIONATES theme PI Krishanu Saha along with J. Benjamin Hurlbut, Assistant Professor, Human Dimensions at Arizona State University and Sheila Jasanoff, Professor of Science and Technology at Harvard University co-authored a recent article for Issues in Science and Technology making the case for how far scientists should go in researching and applying CRISPR to editing the human germline.
Krishanu Saha, principal investigator in BIONATES, along with Sheila Jasanoff of the Harvard Kennedy School and J. Benjamin Hurlbut from Arizona State University weigh in on moratoriums for germline gene engineering for this Guardian op-ed piece.
How can researchers extract useful information from patient data to develop life-saving treatments while making sure records stay private and protected? A WID collaboration looks for an answer.
Follow the conversation as we explore the linkages, complexities and collaborative opportunities of working with big data and open data through Hybrid Zone X.
WID researcher Constance Steinkuehler comments on larger discussions related to harassment in the gaming community.
How is open data changing the way academia and businesses operate?
Distinguished Scholar Anthony Gray believes ethics are to be learned and practiced like other skill sets. Learn what’s in Gray’s professional toolkit and how curiosity drives his work in our monthly Q&A series.
To preview Promega’s Bioethics Forum, Isthmus newspaper shares insights from last year’s event, including a lecture given by WID Director David Krakauer.
What are your tools for discovery? BIONATES researcher Kris Saha’s tools focus on personal communication, examining problems from multiple vantage points and — dare we say — a penchant for procrastination.
Creating energy solutions for communities throughout the world poses serious challenges, but a group of WID Frontier Fellows thinks its alternative idea has a bright future.
At the first Humanities Hackathon, humanists and computation experts examined new ways to study works of literature, music and art, including “Moby Dick,” Icelandic sagas the works of William Shakespeare.