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the science behind cold showers

Episode 23: The Science Behind ….. Cold Showers!

You might have heard that taking a short cold shower has health benefits. We heard things like increased metabolism, more energy, and helps with weight loss. But this made us wonder, is there actually a scientific basis for this? So we decided that it was time for us to dive into the world of Scientific Research about Cold Showers. Curious about what we found? Listen to this fun episode!

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first author paper

Episode 22: First author talks….. with Denise van Uden about her Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension paper

In the First Author Talks series we talk with first authors about their papers, the Struggles to get to this point and about life as a Scientist.

In this episode, we invited our good friend Denise van Uden to talk about her life as a PhDer and all the struggles that came with publishing her first first-author paper.

Paper: Central Role of Dendritic Cells in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Human and Mice.


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Famelab winner

Episode 21: Invited Scientist international FameLab winner Alex Cloherty

In this first episode of the year, we talked with Alex Cloherty. She won the international Famelab competition for science communication in 2021! We talked with her about this competition and about science communication in general. She has a really nice blog Microbial Mondays and a Youtube channel Alexgoesviral. Check her out if you are interested in learning more about microbes, from bacteria to viruses to fungi.

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We are The Struggling Scientists!

We are Suzanne and Jayron, two PhD students who love to talk about Science. We have decided to share our love for Science and our stories as a Scientist in the Struggling Scientists Podcast. Being a Scientist isn’t always easy and we hope to help other Scientists, anyone Science adjacent and perhaps even hobbyists with fun stories about Science.