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Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Here’s this week’s “Ask a scienceblogger” question: How is it that all the PIs (Tara, PZ, Orac et al.), various grad students, post-docs, etc. find time to fulfill their primary objectives (day jobs) and blog so prolifically? I don’t know if you can handle the truth, but here it is…

Worst. Question. Ever.

I’ve been reluctant to answer the latest question from the Head Office, because it sucks. Nothing personal, but it just doesn’t work for me. Assuming that time and money were not obstacles, what area of scientific research, outside of your own discipline, would you most like to explore? Why? I’m sorry, but there is no…

Ask me a question!

Or rather, don’t. Here’s this week’s “ask a science blogger” question: Do you think there is a brain drain going on (i.e. foreign scientists not coming to work and study in the U.S. like they used to, because of new immigration rules and the general unpopularity of the U.S.) If so, what are its implications?…

Ask me a question!

The new “Ask a Science Blogger” question of the week is… “Since they’re funded by taxpayer dollars (through the NIH, NSF, and so on), should scientists have to justify their research agendas to the public, rather than just grant-making bodies? NO. No way. The public has no context in which to understand most research programs…