Hope R. Henderson
scientist & writer
Hope R. Henderson
1st May 2018
UPCOMING: The Tao of Needles
19th February 2018
“Access to Knowledge is a Human Right”: Counter Culture Lab’s Maureen Muldavin on the Ethos of…
Since 2012, Counter Culture Labs in Oakland, CA has been the east bay’s home for the growing movement of biohacking, DIY bio, and citizen science...
Citizen Science Salon
18th February 2018
Citizen Science in Oakland: By the People, for the People
Through the atrium of an Oakland, CA community center, and down a narrow, paint-spattered hallway, sits Counter Culture Labs (CCL). This bocce-ball-court-turned-research-laboratory has been the east bay home for citizen science...
18th December 2017
Coming Out as a Person With an Invisible Disability
You get sick. Then you get well, or die. At least that is how we imagine it. Disability leaves us somewhere else: not sick or well, not recovering or rapidly...
18th October 2017
A Taste of Honey Is Worse Than None At All: Bee-Harming Pesticides Are Found in Most Honey
Honey bees on every inhabited continent face exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides, which growing evidence suggests are a culprit in the decline in bee populations. In a study published this month...
6th August 2017
Gratitude Practice is for Lucky People and Suckers
We all know we’re supposed to practice gratitude. And if you have enough — love and money, health and status — I’m all for gratitude. But what if you don’t...
21st June 2017
On How To Live a “Worthy Life” as a Single Woman
On a recent episode of Death, Sex, and Money, Anna Sale, Hari Kondabolu, and his mother, Uma Kondabolu, answer listeners’ life questions. A listener asked, “Do you have any advice...
The Berkeley Science Review
20th November 2016
Chemists from UC Berkeley wondered if they could take a metal used to speed up chemical reactions in the lab and get it to do the same thing—or maybe even...
20th September 2016
Liberating Our Digital Creativity: GitHub’s Danilo Campos on the future of VR
Danilo Campos is a self-taught techie and tech enthusiast. He’s an educator, software developer, and GitHub’s Technical Director for Social Impact. In July, I tried his HTC Vive rig, and...
18th August 2016
Why Are We Hacking Everything?
Media sources ranging from Forbes to Time to Gawker are advising us on how how to hack our dating lives, our careers, our fitness routines, our cooking, our finances, and...
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