Matt conducts two teacher workshops at NCCSTS conference

Matt was invited by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science to present two workshops at their annual fall conference, held September 18-19, 2015, at the University at Buffalo, attended by over 100 high-school and college instructors. The titles of Matt’s workshops were “Why Are So Many College Graduates “Anti-Vaxxers”? Improving Gen-Ed Science […]

Prey-choice by grasshopper mice becomes a Data Nugget!

Mutations in the sodium channels of southern grasshopper mice (Onychomys torridus) make them fully resistant to components of Arizona bark scorpion (Centruroides sculpturatus) venom that can be lethal to mammals, and almost fully resistant to the toxins that cause intense, burning pain (the mice feel a few seconds of discomfort before a protein in the scorpion’s […]