Straight from a Scientist

Straight from a Scientist

Science from Scientists

Science podcasts and games for all levels of learning.

We’re here to help you learn the what, the why, and the how of the research we work on every day.

Listen to our list of science podcasts  here.
*New* Not Just Neurons game in alpha stage here!
Ep54 – Supermassive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies with Mugdha Polimera and Connor Wander
Ep54 – Supermassive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies with Mugdha Polimera and Connor Wander
Full video episode on Youtube! This week's episode is about the big things in life- specifically, supermassive black holes in dwarf galaxies!  Connor Wander sits...
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Ep53- How Bacteria Survive the Immune System with Jenna Beam and Connor Wander
Ep53- How Bacteria Survive the Immune System with Jenna Beam and Connor Wander
This episode is all about bad bugs.  Specifically, a flesh-eating bacteria strain called Staphylococcus aureus (S.aureus).  S. aureus is a very common bacteria that's best...
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Ep. 52- Maternal Diabetes and Placental Epigenetics with Laetitia Meyrueix and Connor Wander
Ep. 52- Maternal Diabetes and Placental Epigenetics with Laetitia Meyrueix and Connor Wander
  This weeks episode combines several topics you may have heard of, but never thought about in the same context!  Diabetes and epigenetics are two...
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Not Just Neurons – Brain Cell Types (BETA)

What’s Your Mind Made of?

A Brain Cell Types Flash Game

Not Just Neurons: A flash game to teach you the cell types of the brain, now in Beta stage! Bugs or issues? Please let me know on twitter @sfromascientist or instagram @straightfromascientist.

Not Just Neurons - Brain Cell Types
Brain Cell Types Game Preview Full game is loading below!

Main Issues to Resolve:

Loading times may vary but in general are very slow. Please be patient! I am working on this!

Not yet optimized for mobile- please use desktop mode for mobile viewing for now.

Make sure your sound is on!

 

 


Future changes include:

Adding a quiz section to test learning.  Adding more question to the quiz to test your knowledge of brain cell types!

Brain cell type- specific animations!

Icons for each completed brain cell type level (so that you can revisit old stages).

Adding actual pictures of the other speaker

Adding a bio page to learn more about the speakers

Full menu functionality (outlinks to website, other brain cell type resources)

Adding an intro w/instructions and outro  Done!

Polishing art, animations, and audio clips

Optimizing mobile display

Reducing loading times, add loading indicator

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