Friday, December 6, 2019
Authors Posts by Jennifer Leavey

Jennifer Leavey

Jennifer Leavey
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I love to write about science, sing about science, teach about science and DO science! My favorite animal is Apis mellifera, favorite color is 440nm and favorite solvent is EtOH.

Microbes You Can Eat Vol. 1: Kombucha and Jun Tea

If you’ve browsed the refrigerated section of your local natural foods store lately, you probably noticed a big case full of kombucha where the...

Varicella-Zoster Strikes Again

I had chicken pox when I was 8 years old. This was before there was a vaccine for varicella zoster, the virus that causes...

Creepy costumes: radioactive Madame Curie

This year for Halloween, why not celebrate Marie Curie, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?  The good news (for you, not for...

The movie “Contagion” is so realistic it’s boring

I have been looking forward to seeing the movie Contagion since it came out last year and I finally got to see it last...

Whale Fall

Normally, the term “dead whale” reminds me of long, tedious hours slogging through Moby Dick or sad images of beached or slaughtered animals, but...

Celebrate DNA Day with a Chocolate Smoothie!

Happy DNA Day!!!! So, it's April 20th and you want to celebrate DNA day, but aren't sure how?  What about making chocolate smoothies in honor...

Cholera cookies, delicious or gross?

  Every December the Georgia Tech School of Biology has a holiday party with one of those never ending gift swaps.  Most of the presents...