Tag Archives: silliness

What’s in a name?

What a great way to begin a blog–scooped before I’ve even started! I started with this great–and not so original idea, apparently–of having a little contest: everyone is invited to send in their all time favorite names of proteins. In … Continue reading

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Parental Science Geeks, Beware!

For many of us career scientists, our work–our profession–is really a way of life more than a job. So it is doubly so–perhaps exponentially so–when in a family both parents are science geeks scientists. Scientists have long been portrayed as … Continue reading

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In search of a caption: what are they doing?

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The importance of being silly

Since joining OT, retiring from chess (temporarily?) and beginning my new career among this merry band of bloggers, I have been searching for my identity. First, I often feel way out of my element—after all, until recently (embarrassingly, very recently), … Continue reading

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