Category Archives: Science awesomeness

We are all connected

This is the world where we live I love the striking imagery in this, our world is so beautiful.

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Incredible invertebrates

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

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1000 genomes

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

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What’s in your genome?

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

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Some cool science fun!

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

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What’s eating you?

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

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Carbon storage

We all hear quite a lot about climate change especially this week as it’s climate week, but one thing I haven’t heard much about is carbon storage so on Thursday I took the chance to go to Professor Herbert Huppert’s Bakerian prize lecture … Continue reading

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