12: Getting drunk, getting full, and attracting mosquitos

This week we learn about getting drunk on diet soda, getting full on imaginary food, and attracting mosquitos with your genes.


Jaime Devine

Jaime K Devine is an interdisciplinary neuroscientist whose research focuses on how behavior and biology, specifically sleep and health, interact. She has a PhD in Neuroscience from Brandeis University and a Certificate in Sleep Medicine from Harvard Medical School. She is also a dedicated science communicator, runner, working mother and nerd.


Kevin Neibert

Kevin graduated from McGill with a PhD in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, specializing in Nanotechnology. In his spare time he reads & writes about science in society. He also works with video game developers as a science media consultant at Thwacke! to help to make games smarter.

Lindsey Ogston

Naturalist at heart, with a fondness for ocean critters. M.Sc. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Toronto. Undergraduate from Simon Fraser University. My broad interests include aquatic ecology, conservation and science communication.

Cameron Spencer

Cameron is a designer and web developer. He is the founder of Lab 43.