A strategy to read and understand primary research papers

By Ryan A. Martin, Ph.D.

Throughout our lives, the public often relies on experts to provide us with the understanding of key issues in order to make decisions. This has overwhelmingly been evident during the SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the…


The wisdom from education that can lead to a fulfilling life.

By Ryan A. Martin, Ph.D.

When I was a teenager in high school biology, I remember flirting with the idea of exploring medical school and becoming a medical doctor. Unfortunately, and much to my mother’s dissatisfaction, I quickly abandoned the idea after discovering the extensive time involved in school. …


A perspective for delivering science

As an upcoming scientist and science communicator, I have had the experience as both student and teacher which has provided to be a unique perspective of our science education in the US. As we now live in a world that heavily revolves around science and…


When you feel like you are “behind in life”.

As a late twenty-year-old, all too often I come across this phenomenon of feeling “behind in life”, which can be ushered into our thoughts by a number of sources. Interestingly, I noticed that when this idea is brought up in conversation, it strikes an emotion in nearly everyone in a…


And why now, I’ll never stop.

By Ryan Martin, Ph.D.

Recently, I entered into a transitional period in my life. Rapid changes in my day to day, undoubtedly became a source of anxiety and stress. Although I was aware of the practice of meditation, I remained skeptical and never gave it any serious thought. …

Ryan A. Martin, Ph.D.

Scientist and science communicator, lover of fitness, an active lifestyle, and personal growth.

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