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Science Memes

I was recently writing my statement of purpose and thought it might be a good idea to include a quote that might describe why I want to go to graduate school. Starting with something that someone else said seemed like … Continue reading

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Applying to Grad School: Fees Add Up

I want to go to graduate school for chemistry in the Fall 2013 semester. A few weeks ago I formulated a list of schools where research on polymer chemistry, the subject I want to pursue, is thriving.The list contains nine … Continue reading

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Mad Scientists 101

We have all seen that mad scientist in the movies, cartoons, and comic books.  The one with the giant Death Ray or laser… perhaps the one is that always in a lab coat and always seems to be a cross … Continue reading

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The Moving Stress Quandary

This whole moving thing is really freaking me out.  I can’t understand why either, I am so very excited about starting graduate school again, meeting all of these new people, and exploring a new city.  But there is always this … Continue reading

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Lab Life: Part 2… the Sounds of Science!

Back to the lab, and the 8 to 12 hour work days at the fume hood, or DNA sequencer, or maybe the Hadron at CERN.  No mater where you are doing you science there is nearly always a universal constant.  Music, … Continue reading

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Confused

Ok, so I am not old, but I am a bit of a science geek, also know as a boffin.  This may leave me a bit out of the so called “loop” when it comes to what is cool and … Continue reading

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You Can’t Explain That

I have been doing this whole science thing for a few years now, and an inevitable consequence of this is that most of the people I know haven’t got a clue what I do.  One of the more interesting side effects of … Continue reading

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