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I Hate Science (not really)

By |2019-04-04T17:18:24+00:00April 28th, 2015|

"People who have dedicated their lives to science. People who made a decision when they were about 16 years old to focus on science, who went through four years of undergrad and an average 6 years of graduate school, and 4-10 more years of training. People who’ve spent every moment since 2000 entirely dedicated to making new [...]

Play time: life science games

By |2019-04-04T17:18:26+00:00March 22nd, 2013|

Our job is fun! We spend our days playing with DNA sequences. We design oligos, verify sequences, make sizable amounts of DNA out of thin air. We also play with yeast cells. We make them change gender. We make them mate and have babies with weird genes. Of course there is a lot of sweat [...]