Tamara Krinsky

Science Fact and Science Fiction in ‘Jurassic World’

If there’s anything Jack Horner wants you to know, it’s that “Birds ARE dinosaurs.” Earlier this week, my fellow Sciren Taryn O’Neill and I attended a special event at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles where the enthusiastic paleontologist, who has served as a science consultant on all the Jurassic Park films, talked about …

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Announcing Marvel’s Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge

This post was originally published on Sciren Tamara Krinsky’s blog ScienceLush.  I love it when creative, imaginary life supports STEM action in real life! Last week I talked about the new scholarship named for “The Big Bang Theory” established to support low-income students at UCLA pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This week, …

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The Lush List 5/28/15: Sci-Fest LA, Big Bang Theory STEM Scholarships and Boldly Go!

This post was originally published on ScienceLush, Tamara Krinsky’s blog. It’s  busy week here in LA for science-infused entertainment! Or is that entertainment-infused science? You decide… 2nd Annual Sci-Fest LA We’re all used to seeing science fiction on screen, where futures both utopian and apocalyptic are often realized with the help of extensive special effects. …

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Science Lush: 2014 Science Lovers Gift Guide (with a STEAM twist)

This is a cross-post with Sciren Tamara Krinsky’s blog ScienceLush. Christmas lights are up, menorah lights are flickering and far too many of us are scrambling for last minute gift ideas. If you’ve got a science lover on your hands, here are a few suggestions for STEM-related presents with an artsy, S’Lush-style twist. FOR THE …

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