Test Tubes, Beakers and Nail Polish: Science Gets a Fresh Coat

Feb 24, 2014

Hope Jahren
In lieu of polish, Hope Jahren shows off her Christella sp. nail art.
Credit Hope Jahren

Hope Jahren
Credit Hope Jahren

A University of Hawaii professor is taking what you might call a hands-on approach to science. She’s using social media, hundreds of contacts, and something called “Manicure Mondays.” HPR’s Molly Solomon explains.

Check out some recent "Manicure Monday" posts on Twitter from the scientific community: