Category Archives: for the love of science

Science, the human endeavor

From astrophysics to microbiology to behavioral science, one common thread runs through all research – the human element. Science is an intrinsically human endeavor. It takes human curiosity to ask the questions, human logic to design the experiments, human ingenuity … Continue reading

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The art of the sale

It was that time of the year again. I went to class, intent on my coursework as usual, but there was something else waiting for us at the end, the thing I dreaded all year*… Catalogs and order forms. It … Continue reading

Posted in career decisions, communication, for the love of science, sales, things they don't tell you in grad school | 9 Comments

The terrible beauty of change

It just changes – that’s all Over the weekend, I was enjoying a typical quiet Saturday morning, drinking a delectable cup of coffee and catching up on blog reading, when I came across this post by David Kroll that really struck a … Continue reading

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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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Celebrate the small stuff

It’s time to Celebrate! with rocketscientista for the new edition of the Scientiae Carnival. Continue reading

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