Thursday, January 12, 2006

Wost PI?

What is the worst PI/lab head situation to find yourself?
The overly amorous PI.
The buddy PI.
The married-to-the-lab manager / superpostdoc PI.
The screaming / cussing PI.
The passive-aggressive PI.
The meek PI.
The idiot PI.
The big-talker PI.

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Monday, January 09, 2006

Logical Fallacies

For a great rundown on logical fallacies, check out Interverbal's blog detailing fallacies 1-23. Go to his main splash page for many more.

I'd bet a paycheck that most of us have committed one or more these at some point in the recent past. I'm sure I have and so I'll be keeping this close as a reminder.


Sunday, January 08, 2006

Bartholomew Cubbins on Science Episode 2: News Maximum Tree Height?

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Quick discussion of the topic. The fluffy factor is moderate because, well, it's a news piece. Complaints? Get in line with the others:

Bartholomew Cubbins on Science Episode 1: Narwhal News

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A quick rundown of an interesting piece of news: the tusk of the Narwhal, once thought to be used for jousting and breaking holes into the ice, is a cool sensor of salinity, temperature, and other unknown factors.

Monday, January 02, 2006

Introduction to Bartholomew Cubbins on Science

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Short intro about the topics I'll cover in detail: Autism, RNA, Immunology, and General Science.