Category Archives: attitudes

Christmas Eve Discovery

Ah, the holiday season. I’m taking more time this year than previous ones, because it had been a year since I’d seen my family. Plus the lab is empty, I won’t be getting some key reagents until after the New Year, … Continue reading

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Shock Week

As you’re probably aware (unless you’ve been living under a rock), the Nobel Prize announcements were made last week, with the Prize in Economic Sciences being revealed tomorrow. Of course, it seems we can’t make it through Nobel Week without … Continue reading

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Repost: What’s in a name?

For the October Scientiae Carnival, podblack asked bloggers to think about how things have changed or stayed the same in STEM since we started out and what we see for the future. I started out less than 10 years ago. … Continue reading

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Did someone say that already?

There’s been a bit of discussion lately about the issue of “self-plagiarism” in science. Beyond that, Chemjobber recently posted about plagiarising the work of others and how you define that in sciences. After all, when you’ve got 10 or 20 or … Continue reading

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To be me again…

Yesterday I finally had that moment where I realized I’m beginning to feel like me again. Maybe you know what I mean. For quite a long time now–at least a year, if not closer to two–I’ve felt out of sorts … Continue reading

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