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Science Blogs

I decided recently that I need to be reading in the field that I plan to work in. I have been doing this, for school, research, and pleasure, but usually with books and papers I picked up for specific points. I follow Derek Lowe’s blog with pleasure, and have for years, but it’s unlikely I’ll …

Drosophilia

Drosophilia painting

From lab experiment to artwork: the journey of a humble fruit fly. Today in our last hands-on molecular techniques lab, we were counting flies. But first, we put them to sleep. Not permanently! No, we knocked them out (eventually. Perky little buggers) with an odd-smelling FlyNap, and then we tipped them onto paper and counted …

Eat This While You Read That: Tedd Roberts

In with the traditional novel-length writers, I’ve sprinkled a few folks who are more difficult to stuff into a pigeonhole. This man is certainly not a person you can define with a single role. Or sentence. Renowned scientist, science fiction fan, and author of short stories and numerous science articles related to science fiction topics, …

Sticky Notes

I don’t have the brainpower for a real blog, so instead you get to see what I’ve got stuck up as reminders for various classes and reading. Transgenic Plants The alteration of crops to improve their production was performed through the basis of selection before the creation of transgenics. This selection has been going on …