Posts that people are reading more than other posts
- An exercise in procrastination
- Book reviews? I read something other than manuscripts?
- Dealing with the fact you're in grad school
- Food for thought
- Geekgasm of the Day
- I am a nerd
- Life lessons
- Likely only amusing to me
- My travel journal
- Non-grad school related
- Science is not photogenic
- Science writing
- Slightly more serious than most posts
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I don’t have a twitter account. However, it’s becoming more and more tempting of late. It started with TNG Season 8, dedicated to tweeting the “plots from the unaired 8th season of Star Trek: The Next Generation”. For someone who … Continue reading
Congratulations, you have just earned your Masters degree in science. You haven’t fallen into the trap of doing a PhD. Yet. And now you’re unemployed and wondering what to do next!
Usually it all starts out innocently enough. I first read the abstract (a short summary provided by the authors) of a scientific “peer-reviewed” paper in order to decide if I want to commit myself to finding and downloading the pdf file of … Continue reading
Often when I’m in the lab, I have these gaps of time that are just long enough to promote idleness. For instance, you’re waiting for a centrifuge to spin down your samples (I’ll let Wikipedia explain, if you don’t know … Continue reading
Often in my short career as a grad student, I’ve found myself writing to justify my existence. You’re applying for grants, scholarships, awards… these are all very important things because they mean that you get to continue pounding your head … Continue reading
It’s always easy to look back on things and think, “Man, I wish I’d known then what I know now…” So in an attempt to potentially help others, as well as an exercise in self-loathing, I’ve written down some things … Continue reading