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How to Best Help

My department has gotten its hands on around $1000 that it wants to spend helping hurricane Katrina victims, but we can’t seem to agree on how.  If you had this money to donate, what would you do with it? (continued)

Help for a network illiterate soul!

I always thought that smurfs were happy little blue people,  WPA
was the wildlife protection agency and that I was at least moderately
computer literate.  Now I am being attacked by smurfs and I don’t
know how to stop it.  Someone please help! (continued)

My first Earthquake!

There I was, sitting calmly in the eye doctor’s office & then…


Guess who’s not dead!

No… it’s not Elvis. (continued)


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My first first-author paper!

Just wanted to share that my first first-author paper is now online! In the journal Stem Cells and Development, here’s my paper on “Roles of Integrins in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Growth on Matrigel and Vitronectin.”

The Future of Scientific Publishing

Just read a fascinating (if lengthy) essay on disruptive technology and the future of scientific publishing. Well worth the read!


Just wanted to share’s Visual Guide to Deflation, which is quite explanatory.

All Things Stem Cell

Hey all Paradoxdruid readers! I recently started up a blog on stem cells that I’d love you all to take a look at:

Barely Literate: The Fermata

I participated in another Barely literate book review podcast, this time on Nicholson Baker’s “The Fermata”. Give it a listen!

Time for Change

Obama has outlined a strategy for America, in great depth. Read all about!

Free Rice

Okay, I’ll admit that it’s entirely possible that I am the last person to learn about this website*, but it’s really addictive. 


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