Bacon Double Down

There was an interesting pair of articles in io9 last week, the report of double muscled pigs being bred by researchers in South Korea and China, and differences between how American scientists and the American public view science related issues. Seeing these two articles so closely together was interesting. The Read more…

Your Weekly Sexist Scientist

(Edit: See below for my response to Tim Hunt’s resignation) Okay, it’s partly because I’m in marking hell right now and don’t have the time to write a big post, but it’s partly because this shit keeps happening. Nobel prize winner, Tim Hunt, addresses a collection of female scientists and Read more…

Bad Science Careers Advice

Oh, WayBack machine. You were supposed to help us find old Geocities webpages, lost in the midst of time, and now you help us see terrible articles written in Science Careers magazine. How we love you. Picture this. You’re a postdoc, you’ve just started a new job, and your supervisor Read more…

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