I think I’ve said how much I love this before, but if not, I LOVE THIS.
Happy Halloween!!! This year I present to you: Bill Nye the Science pumpkin!
Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded To Taft Middle School Teacher Mr. Ambler
Well looks like everyone’s predictions were off…
(Happy Nobel Prize season, everyone!)
Tonight, #melodramaticlabnotebook is trending on Twitter.
Could your lab notebook be a screenplay for a soap opera? Then get to the twitterverse tonight, and join the nerdiest of the scientific community in sharing your most dramatic laboratory observations.
These are some of my favorite tweets so far. And also one of my own ;)
World Sky Race
"Sara Faust writes, “The Science Ink collection has been a favorite among my friends and me for a long time, and I am excited to finally be able to submit for your consideration a (hopefully) unique nerdy tattoo of my own. After explaining to the tattoo artist and various family friends that, no, it is not a raisin or a boot tread or a pill, it will be a relief to share it with people who perhaps will appreciate the humor of an endosymbiotic twist on the classic “Mom” ink. The moment I first learned about mitochondrial DNA, my immediate reaction was, ‘That would make a great Mom tattoo…’ Years later, it’s finally a reality!””
"Slightly more than half of everything I am is thanks to you." - A Biologist’s Mother’s Day Song
I enjoy the literal-ness of this tattoo!
"Emma, please insert NMR data here! where are they? and for this compound, just make up an elemental analysis…"
From the supplementary materials of this paper recently published in a peer-reviewed chemistry journal.
If you’re going to fabricate your results, don’t leave a note in your results reminding your grad student to fabricate them.
Emma is screwed.
Poor, poor Emma…
Best paper abstract ever?