Snapshots | How do scientists spend their time?
For the 335 readers of The Scientist who filled out a Web survey on how they spend their nonscience time, watching television, spending time with family members, and cooking at home topped the list. Taking part in an organized sport came in last, but a little higher on the list was watching a sporting event. Complete results are available at www.the-scientist.com/surveys/snapshotresults_030113.htm.
Every issue we plan to survey our readers on an aspect of scientists' lifestyles. Go to www.the-scientist.com/snapshot.htm to give us your feedback in the latest survey.
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