One of the cruellest insights a young scientist will receive is how often the working reality of a field is very different to its grand image. Continue reading
Generally, the people who are good at winning wars are not good at winning the peace. Continue reading
Is speculation a sin, or a stimulus? Continue reading
TIR will be away for the next couple of weeks, so as is now traditional we’re leaving you with a few recommendations for your holiday reading. Some old, some newish, but all page-turners in their own way. Continue reading
Our latest EMBOlism is now online – we hope this lodges in your brain! There’s references to “Jurassic Park”, chaos theory, genealogy, the British royal family, Jane Eyre, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Pixar, vampires, Albert Szent-Györgyi, and much more…
You can read the text HERE.
A rather silly posting this week, but at this point in the semester everyone needs a drink. If you were a bartender though, which tipple would you offer to each type of life scientist? TIR makes a few suggestions to all the amateur mixologists out there… Continue reading