We identify recent journal articles and invite its researchers to share the unpublished stories that led to their scientific discoveries. From unexpected challenges to surprising results, the scientists break down their scientific process and tell the stories that don’t make it into research journals.
Doug Leigh and Ryan Watkins are the hosts of Parsing Science. Both are Professors, at Pepperdine University and George Washington University, respectively. Doug also maintains press credentials through the International Science Writers Association.
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