banner
You are not using a standards compliant browser. Because of this you may notice minor glitches in the rendering of this page. Please upgrade to a compliant browser for optimal viewing:
Firefox
Internet Explorer 7
Safari (Mac and PC)
Recent Comments
Comment by Taniya Khan in The Truth About Biotech
Apr 19, 2018, 6:03am
Apr 19, 2018, 5:31am
Comment by maryam in New Direction for 2011
Apr 19, 2018, 4:15am
Comment by JUICY in New Direction for 2011
Apr 19, 2018, 12:56am
Comment by Social Media Marketing A in New Direction for 2011
Apr 18, 2018, 11:54pm
Comment by Social Media Marketing C in Science and Discrimination Doesn't Mix
Apr 18, 2018, 11:38pm
Apr 18, 2018, 10:22pm
Apr 18, 2018, 9:27am
Apr 18, 2018, 9:26am
Apr 18, 2018, 9:26am
Author: the modern scientist | Views: 1839 | Comments: 1
Last by Redshift42 on Jul 01, 2010, 12:39pm
Greetings fellow scientists, science-enthusiasts, and LabSpaces paparazzi! For those who don’t know me from my *ehem* Twitter omnipresence, I thought I’d share a little about myself and how I ended up in a career commonly—and often appropriately—preceded by the word “mad.” If you do know me, don’t zone out just yet. You may discover something new, and this material might be on tomorrow’s pop quiz...

My infatuation with science began when I was young and fancied myself as something of an athlete. During high school, I played three sports, in addition to participating in a bevy of other extracurricular activities. Keeping up with athletic practice, homework, and a smattering of social events took an incredible amount of energy. I became interested in nutrition, which I saw at the time as a way to optimize the ratio of energy generated vs time spent eating. (Note that there were many flaws in the design of this study. The most important flaw was that, like most teenagers, I neglected to include the variable now known to me as “sleep” in the equation. Though the wisdom of age has made me aware of its importance, I continue to convince myself at times that its correlation coefficient is 0 . . . More
Friends