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Khaleda Khan

Dr Owens reading about marine biology to her students, against a backdrop of colourful underwater coral.

Turning the Tide for Black Women in STEM

Joan Murrell Owens is known best for her contributions to the discovery and classification of coral in marine biology, as well as for being a life-long educator. However, her path has not always been so straight-forward.

The stereotypical “mad scientist” wearing a beret and holding paint brushes.

How the Field of Scientific Illustration Has Picked up STEAM

Mona Li is a full-time freelance medical illustrator and visual designer who specializes mostly in human health and anatomy. This interview takes a closer look at how scientific illustrations play a crucial role in communicating science to a broad and diverse audience in visual, artsy ways.