Nivretta Thatra

Science Editor & Master's in Bioinformatics student twitter: @thatniv website: thatniv.com

Often questions about sex can leave us at a loss for an answer — we draw a blank or grin with reddening faces because we simply don’t know. And in this space of uncertainty is the potential to explore new, fun, nerve-wracking and informative perspectives, allowing us to better understand ourselves on the path to honest answers.

The section highlighted UBC profs and students behind important discoveries. They’ve shared a few standout phrases about the process of science-ing: “That’s pretty cool”, “Let’s try...”, “But what’s the point?”, “I don’t know!”, “You’re kidding me,” and “It's very humbling.”

Peak flu season is supposedly waning, but your voice is scratchy, your back hurts and your nose is runny. Are your symptoms related? Where should you go for help? What practices are safe and regulated?

Scientists around the world have been late to lab meetings, classes and social events because we’re reacting with horror to Trump’s first six weeks. Crucially, we should all remember that a shocked reaction is the first step towards resistance.

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