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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. 

What’s for Breakfast?

So, about 18 months ago I made a commitment to myself to improve my health. Overall, I’ve been very successful, except in the exercise arena (that’s a subject for another post entirely). However, I’ve run into a bit of a breakfast rut. (continued)

Too Bad We All Hate Kids . . . Maybe It’s Just Me

Oh, yeah, well, hate is a strong word . . . but gently dislike doesn’t make the cut. (continued)


Well, now we know the answer to an age-old question . . . thanks to the Tampon Adequacy Measurement Project.

Welcome to the Real World

So, as many of you may know, just before Thanksgiving I got a job as lab coordinator for the introductory lab courses in my old department at CU. I took the job, since it’s like a dream and my last day is today (January 6). However, the celebratory mood of moving on to something more to my liking was horribly disrupted yesterday morning. (continued)

Calling All Engineers

I have a wee little favor to ask of you all. (continued)

Kitten Conundrum

I have some questions/concerns about kittens and cats. So, if anybody thinks they can offer advice, please do! (continued)

Looking for a good, liberal online comic? Look no further. (continued)

And I Thought Mondays Were Supposed to Suck

Not Tuesdays. But, then, I suppose that there was no way I could uneventfully get Gilvoro to his interview . . .


Movie Review: Collateral

Cruise’s new movie is no traditional thriller, but it is extremely pyschologically intense and beautifully filmed.



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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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