LSA News: Why We Do Science by Susan Hatton

Check out this LSA News article that highlights the various reasons science is particularly important at the time of the COVID 19 pandemic. Dr. Monica Dus talks about why she restructured her molecular genetics class to reading and criticizing preprints relating to COVID 19 and how this created a unique opportunity for students to develop and apply their scientific literacy amid a plethora of fake news. She also talks about what her lab’s research can suggest about the effects of self-isolation on our diets.