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Why National Laboratories?

By | June 1, 2008

For certain experiments, I've learned that there's no better place to do biology.

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Hypothesis-Free? No Such Thing

By | May 1, 2008

Even so-called "discovery-driven research" needs a hypothesis to make any sense.

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No to Negative Data

By | April 1, 2008

Why I believe findings that disprove a hypothesis are largely not worth publishing.

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It's Not Just About Innovation

By | March 1, 2008

New ideas are cheap; what we really need are scientists who can see them through.

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Think Like a Cockroach

By | February 1, 2008

How I survived an extinction event in biological research.

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Telling Science's Stories

By | January 1, 2008

In case you didn't realize it, biology is built on an oral tradition.

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Let's Mandate Masks

By | December 1, 2007

Why every man, woman, and child should carry masks at all times.

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My Eye's On You

By | December 1, 2007

What to think about night vision, tetrachromatic vision, and other visual enhancements?

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Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?

By | November 1, 2007

Scientists instinctively love nanotechnology, which is why they shouldn't be in charge of it.

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Soda, with a Side of Chagas

By | November 1, 2007

How did a deadly disease creep into a popular Brazilian beverage?

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