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Day 13 of Japan: Return to Tokyo and Akihabara

The return to Tokyo left us tired, but victorious — text is now complete below!


Day 12 of Japan: Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavillion, Manga Museum, and more Kyoto

Pictures are up, but come back in a day or so for all the neat explanations! Descriptions done!


Day 11 of Japan: Cemeteries, Temples, and back to Kyoto

Today we hit some temples in Koyasan, then spent a lot of time at the amazing Okunoin Cemetery again, said our goodbyes to Koyasan, and headed back to Kyoto. Lots of pictures, and now complete with descriptions!


Day 10 of Japan: Koyasan and Okunoin

Pictures ahoy and now complete with text!

Today we set out from Kyoto for Koyasan, a village in the nearby mountains that was founded by a Buddhist monk in the 800s AD and now has over 100 Buddhist temples.


Day 9 of Japan: Kyoto: Castles, and Temples, and Shrines (and Malls), oh my!

Today we hit a number of temples, shrines, and other attractions in Kyoto. We now just updated with some travelogue text — read on for details accompanying the pictures!

Day 8 of Japan: Kurama Onsen and Arashiyama

Text below is now complete! Read on!


Day 7 of Japan: To Kyoto and Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Flea Market

We headed out from Tokyo to Kyoto, taking the “bullet train.” The theme for today’s story was just barely making things in time! Read on for details and many pictures. Now updated with pictures of our tiny Kyoto room — not sure how these got forgotten before!


Day 6 in Japan: Meguro Parasitological Museum and Shinjuku

So we’ve now updated this post with text — read on for details!


Day 5 in Japan: Ghibli Museum, Yoyogi Park, and Shibuya

Alright, we got some time to add details to the pictures for today — read on! 🙂


Day 4 in Japan: Tsukiji Fish Market, Hama-rikyu Gardens, and Science Museum

Today we had a day packed full of some of Tokyo’s best fish, gardens, and science! Quite the fun combination.


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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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