Category Archives: Science awesomeness
This is the world where we live I love the striking imagery in this, our world is so beautiful.
Finally back to some science after an exciting few weeks in which I secured my next job…more about that later 😉 We often hear about biodiversity and the need to protect whole ecosystems and not just the large and beautiful … Continue reading
Having discussed some of the issues I think it’s worth considering before deciding whether to get your own genome sequenced, I thought I would follow it up with why it is a good idea to sequence lots of people’s genomes! … Continue reading
With the completion of the human genome project in 2000 and advances in DNA sequencing technology it is now possible to have your own genome sequenced and discussions are starting to arise about whether it’s a good idea. For most … Continue reading
One of the less glamorous aspects of working in academic scientific research is the need to constantly apply for new jobs whilst you are still quite junior. I’ve been very lucky as I’ve done two research projects back to back … Continue reading
When Mitch was in Afghanistan he got eaten alive by sand fleas and he asked me what they were. As is so often the case I didn’t really know, contrary to popular belief scientists don’t know everything! In fact being … Continue reading