Category Archives: Random

Acceptable time to eat

I TA early this semester.  For example, I arrived to campus at 6:25 this morning for class (really, 6:25 am).  It’s currently 8:51 am, I’m starving, and debating whether or not to eat my lunch (or second breakfast like a … Continue reading

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Life update

Since I haven’t been around a ton lately, I thought I would share a bit of what’s going on in my life right now. Science!! For the past 2 months I have been running an experiment.  I hope to get … Continue reading

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What about Wallace?!

When listening to lectures about the history of biology or evolution, I can’t help feeling sad for Wallace.  He always seems to be completely forgotten or quickly stated as an afterthought.

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Complexity Course

Hello all! I know this was looking like the little blog that died, but I’m back!  I have lots of things I want to share about my first semester at grad school, but first I wanted to mention a free … Continue reading

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Go vote!!

For those of you who have been living under a rock, it’s election day in the US.  Please, please, please if you can go vote.  It really does make a difference.

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Since when is size 12 plus-size?

I will get to sciency stuff soon, but I saw this earlier and had to share:   I love that popular brands are finally embracing different body types (hello curvy fit jeans!), I don’t think this woman is plus sized.

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My not so scientific life

Recently, my life (more specifically my summer) has not been so scientific.  It has mostly involved tutoring and working.  However here are some sciency tidbits that did make it: Two grad students in my department successfully defended and became PhD’s! … Continue reading

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