Monthly Archives: March 2014

Figures of Science

I am going through the literature on growth conditions for Chlorella with an eye for small holes in the literature that my students and I could fill.   Some of the figures in these papers are worth gazing at, either … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Fishy, or, Why We Should Let Scientists Study Whatever They Want*

When I left research, there was a trend at US government granting agencies (especially the NIH, where most of the money for R&D in biotech comes from) towards giving priority to scientists working on projects that have direct relevance to … Continue reading

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Counting algae

When you are trying to do research at a community college, the little things can be challenging.  Like counting cells.  Pretty soon its going to be really important that I be able to count algal cells pretty danged accurately in … Continue reading

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