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Lena Groeger

Lena Groeger

Lena Groeger studied biology and philosophy at Brown University and is especially interested in the intersection of these two fields. After working as a graphic designer for Brown Health Education, she decided to think outside the poster and explore new means of communication, which led her to SHERP. She’s excited to write about the multidisciplinary questions of science and ethics for the general public. Visit her web site at

December 5, 2011

Chocolate milk may be the athlete performance aid of choice.

December 1, 2011

Why our memories don't hold up in court

July 20, 2011

A cautionary tale about running

June 23, 2011

To reach a broader public, environmentalists need to go beyond the documentary

May 19, 2011

Artist Lori Nix builds disaster – in miniature

March 8, 2011

Scientists combat the charge of ideological bias

January 28, 2011

The many dimensions of what makes us happy, today and over a lifetime

January 25, 2011

Laura Splan’s artwork will make you look – twice

January 7, 2011

What language can tell us about how we think

December 24, 2010

The popular notion of genetics is wrong

December 15, 2010

Changing your expectations could change your willpower

November 17, 2010

To move forward on climate change, the illusory boundary between science and politics must come down

November 16, 2010

Current running shoe recommendations won’t protect you from injury.

October 27, 2010

How hidden biases influence our vote

October 24, 2010

What neuromarketing can tell us about logos (and why designers already knew it)


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