We’re paying homage this week to a literary classic from JBS Haldane, who probably embodied the spirit of playful irreverence better than any scientist before or since. This was his response to the cancer diagnosis that ultimately claimed his life. Continue reading
Picking up a project sometimes means getting stuck in a labyrinth. Continue reading
The elder members of scientific communities are a valuable repository of accumulated knowledge. Continue reading
Quantification in science is a good thing, so long as you’re not counting rubbish. Continue reading
TIR examines some paragons of experimental pulchritude, to the tune of the Bee Gees’ “Staying Alive”… Continue reading
Is speculation a sin, or a stimulus? 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.