This weekend, thousands of public health scientists descended on Washington, DC, for the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. They’ll be here through Wednesday, sharing cutting edge research on everything from occupational health to epidemiology to HIV. And UCS scientists and outreach staff will be out there in full force. Read More
October 31st, 2011
October 14th, 2011
I travel regularly to scientific conferences for work and often contemplate whether I should stay farther away from the convention center to save UCS some cash. While places like New York and San Francisco have great public transportation, though, other metropolitan areas make commuting without a car considerably more time consuming.
But thanks to new bike share programs popping up in cities around the country, that decision is becoming easier and easier, as I found out this week in the Twin Cities (home of my alma mater) where I spoke at the Geological Society of America meeting. Read More