Paperback now available

If you prefer paper over eBooks, the paperback version of 'How to Start a Life Science Company' is now available. Everyone who buys a paperback copy receives a free copy of the eBook. This comprehensive guide takes first-time entrepreneurs through every step of founding a life science company. It covers all the business basics that … Continue reading Paperback now available

How to Start a Life Science Company

A comprehensive guide that takes first-time entrepreneurs through every step of founding a life science company. Scientists, engineers and healthcare professionals usually have very little business training. Therefore, if you make an exciting new discovery or have a brilliant idea on how to improve patient care, it can be very difficult to know how to … Continue reading How to Start a Life Science Company

fact: the secret to tardigrade super powers

Tardigrades, or water bears, are everywhere. They lurk in your gardens and neighbourhood parks. They live on top of mountains and in deep ocean trenches, in hot springs and underneath ice. All they need is a little moisture. They are the world's great survivors. They can survive living in space, high levels of radiation, extreme … Continue reading fact: the secret to tardigrade super powers

Marcy Rockwell’s Writing Advice

During SDSU's 2015 Writers' Conference, I was lucky enough to attend some of the workshops run by the lovely Marcy Rockwell and Gini Koch. Marcy has an uncanny way of summing up important advice in neat little phrases. Here are some highlights: 1. Your first idea probably isn't your best, set it aside then come … Continue reading Marcy Rockwell’s Writing Advice

leahcanscience in 2014

Thanks so much to everyone who read my blog in 2014. The WordPress.com helper monkeys sent me these stats on who read what. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,100 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about … Continue reading leahcanscience in 2014

Exercise benefit is in your genes

People who are unfit - who have low maximal oxygen consumption or low aerobic capacity - are at an increased risk for early death. Unfortunately, exercise won't fix this for everybody. Some people become much fitter after endurance training, but 20% of us don't respond at all. And how fit you are before training doesn't … Continue reading Exercise benefit is in your genes