- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (12 January 2013)
Earlier this week, scientists on Twitter took part in a glorious exercise in self-deprecation, revealing (some half-seriously and some all-jokingly) the silly and mundane side of research life. It’s all collected in the hashtag #overlyhonestmethods and, really, it’s one of the most wonderful pieces of science communication I’ve seen in a long while. It humanises everyone. Even if you don’t get all the in-joking, the gist is clear: they occasionally f**k around and occasionally f**k up. Beckie Port has collected 75 of the best ones and io9 wrote about it.
Great profile of Nobel winner Bob Lefkowitz – the nice guy who was passed over for the prize twice but finally won it. By David Kroll.
A poignant article