Antibiotics: Take care of yourself (and your microbiome)

It’s easy to override what your body is telling you, especially when you have a calendar bursting..

How Can Adults Help Kids Compete?

A Concealed Envelope

When I was young, at certain times of the year I watched for the mail carrier..

Ella Bella Coccinella: The Book that Didn’t Fly Off Shelves

An old legend says that having a ladybug land on you brings good luck. As luck would have it, a..

The Ramifications of Listening, Part 1: Considering “Why don’t you just…?”

Why don’t you just…

We receive questions of this nature every day. How many times have you said it..

Being a Gut Microbiome Scientist and CEO

As CEO and co-founder of Ixcela, a biotech company that analyzes individuals’ gut health (or ..

Once Upon a Crocodile

I recall the lab’s roller drum with a combination of excitement and anxiety. To me, it was not just..

Let the Music Play

I love music and science, and my training in both has significantly shaped my development.