A large sea hare I saw yesterday on the beach. Possibly Dolabella auricularia. I uploaded it to iNaturalist to help with identification.
So apparently, there's a lake on Mars.
Antibiotic-resistant infections in leeches, with a fascinating history of the medicinal uses of leeches 😮
I like I just convinced my committee that using a certain experimental technique would be good for next experiment. Problem is, I've never used this particular technique. I feel like the dog that just caught the car it was chasing.
So I come into the lab today to find the vast majority of it coated in a fine layer of dust. I ask my lab manager what is going on. Apparently, the culprit is our buildings air conditioning system. Because our building is 70 years old and the university prioritizes new changing rooms for the football team over functional facilities for academics.
"Towards an Ethics of AI Assistants", by the always interesting John Danaher.
Well, I'm stuck. Half my data makes sense. The other half is giving me fits.
Why is George Santayana not more popular? The man was a hell of a writer and his philosophy seems well suited to the modern age.
Got edits back on my paper from my PI. I've seen road maps with fewer red lines.
As a fan of Aristotle, I enjoyed this article immensely. Hope you do to.
Two years ago, I told my boss that we should run some gene expression experiments for given study. He shot down the idea.
Today, he says to me that we need to run some gene expression experiments for our study. Gee, wish I'd thought of that.
NASA just announced that they have found organic carbon on Mars!
Now, that is emphatically NOT the same thing as finding life on Mars. Still, very cool news.
In retrospect, building my Ph.D around a piece of equipment that doesn't consistently work was probably a bad idea.
I'm really happy to announce that the company I work for has just publicly opened a #Mastodon instance for all its 5000 employees.
This is the result of an initiative @moritzheiber and I have started a year ago and have pushed through with the help of many other colleagues.
Or find others to follow at https://toot.thoughtworks.com