Monthly Archives: January 2011

In the shadows of greatness

How do we define greatness in science? I started pondering this question after responses started coming in to Nature Chemistry‘s “unscientific & arbitrary Twitter poll“, asking “Who is the greatest chemist of all time?” The results are now posted on The Skeptical Chymist, the Nature … Continue reading

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Feedback on LIMS?

I promise I have a real post that is oh-so-close to being finished. But for the moment, you have to bear with a bit of shameless crowd-sourcing. In my current postdoc lab, organization and tracking of reagents and supplies is … Continue reading

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