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The scientist as a squirrel

What does one need to obtain grant funding in these tough times? *Overcoming obstacles *Fierce determination *Exceptional creativity and ingenuity *Proof of feasibility *Above all, persistence and resilience In short, behave like this squirrel that entertained us all through dinner.

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Thinking about science–what do I look for in a graduate student?

One of the questions that I was asked recently is “What do you look for in a graduate student?” Just as an aside, that vaguely reminds me of a film I saw some time ago where one character asks another … Continue reading

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