Crushes: Stories about scientists in love

Zoology student Devon Kodzis's strategy of attracting boys with fun animal facts proves difficult, and away from her boyfriend for grad school, Meisa Salaita starts to fall for a chemistry classmate who's her complete opposite.

Read More

Cursed: Stories about superstitions

Science journalist Erik Vance decides to get cursed by a witch doctor for science, and after taking a rock from Mauna Loa, volcanologist Jess Phoenix starts to worry that her offering to the volcano goddess Pele was not enough.

Read More

Leadership: Stories about responsibility

Eager to show off their new job testing water quality, Prof.Ound takes their friends out on a boat for the first time, and neuroscientist BethAnn McLaughlin reckons with her past failures to adequately address the sexual harassment she witnesses in science.

Read More

BONUS: Before and After: Stories that evolve over time

As a marine biology student, Liz Neeley loves the order of science, but when a research expedition takes an unexpected turn, she must deal with the messy reality, and when Erin Barker is diagnosed with two chronic illnesses, she has to say goodbye to four of her favorite things.

Read More