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Realistic depiction of the scientific process

My favorite ‘artistic rendition’ of the scientific process, the only realistic depiction of what science is/how it is done on TV, is this montage from Big Bang Theory. This flow-chart is pretty damn accurate too: See more on Know Your Meme This is what you are getting into if you want to be a scientist–…

BlogBrother Ethan Siegel just caught (yet another) scientist manipulating data to generate the conclusion they want… not the conclusion the data actually supports. Exposing a Climate Science Fraud Yeah, thats how we roll on SciBlogs. But in my example, the scientists actively hid relevant data from other scientists they were speaking to/the journals they were…

lol, WUT?

This is, quite possibly, the biggest science journalism fail in the history of ever. IN THE HISTORY OF EVER. *heavy sigh* OKAY, when we discover new drugs and antivirals and such, we usually dont build these pharmaceuticals from scratch. We steal them from evolution, and try to make them *better* for *our* purposes in the…

J. Craig Venter: Designing Life

Its no secret I love Craig Venter. He is inspiring. He is mother fucking inspiring. Never met him, probably wont ever, but I have a feeling his “CRAIG VENTER IS AN ASS!” reputation is similar to Dawkins “RICKARD DAWKINS IS MEAN!!!!” reputation. And even if he is a complete ass, I am inspired by his…