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The Science Style Subscription Box Blowout!

You may have seen that we stopped promoting our Sci Chic subscription boxes. That's because after a successful 2017, we decided to put it aside to work on some new projects. Thanks to all of you for your support!  But we still have a few boxes and items left over. That means we are having a subscription box blowout! It will help support us in launching some new projects, collaborations and science jewelry designs. This is your chance to pick up any boxes or items you wish you had gotten last year (or get another one ;) ). Don't miss this chance to get some GREAT deals on some science style! From marine biology to engineering style, its all on sale....

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Life in the deep: how animals live in the eternal dark

by Melissa C. Marquez, Sci Chic's July Marine Biology STEM Star I think the first time it really hit me that the ocean was bigger than I could comprehend was when I was swimming alongside a tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) in the middle of the Gulf Stream. Looking down, the thought, “There are things in the deep that you can’t see that can see you” ran through my head and I stared longingly at the inky blue, wondering what could possibly be there (besides the obvious tiger shark I was holding on to). Since then, I’ve had a fascination with the deep sea, part of the reason why I jumped at the chance to study deep sea chimaeras in New...

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The Podcasts Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow

For the first time in its 47 year history, NPR (National Public Radio) has a science podcast aimed at elementary school aged children. Similarly, Tumble, a science podcast for kids, is telling stories about science with the help of actual scientists. Both of these podcasts represent great strides forward in the quest to inspire the scientists of tomorrow, but they’re more than that. They’re more than high quality educational content. They’re more than tools to educate and inspire. These podcasts, when all is said and done, are just plain fun. And when it comes to catching the attention of an audience in today’s ever increasingly distracted and crowded world, nothing could be more important. The best message in the world is meaningless...

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June's "Build It" STEM Star: Kim Dow!

Today we officially kick off the month of June and we couldn’t think of any better way of doing that than by introducing our June STEM Star!Our theme for June is “Build It,” which celebrates the tools of science! From screwdrivers to calipers, wrenches to bubble levels, for us, this month is all about the tools we use to build and study, create and discover! It seems only appropriate, then, that this month’s STEM Star is someone intimately involved with the maker movement. What’s the maker movement, you ask? Well, Wikipedia describes it as “a social movement with an artisan spirit in which the methods of digital fabrication—previously the exclusive domain of institutions—have become accessible at a personal scale.” Put...

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Meet the Team: Jordan

If you’ve followed Sci Chic on social media or in the news, you probably know our founder and CEO, Erin Winick. She’s pretty awesome (though, admittedly, we’re a tad biased). But Sci Chic is bigger than just one person. In fact, we have a growing team of spectacular people working behind the scenes and we’d like you to meet them! Last week in this series, you met Alex, the creative mind behind the website and digital design here at Sci Chic. Today, we’d like to introduce you to another extremely valuable member of our team! Jordan runs our 3D printers and manages our 3D modeling. This week we sat down with her to talk about her work, her passions, and...

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