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Archives for December, 2007

Another from the archives (originally published February 6, 2006). Let it not be said that I don’t respond to readers’ comments. A few posts ago, I was moaning about my inability to read journal articles in an efficient and non-fattening way. Yami requested that I share my system for organizing journal articles, writing that “Curious…

Here’s a post from the archives (originally published February 20, 2006). Here’s an email I recently received: Dear Science Woman, I am meeting with several of my committee members tomorrow to discuss my data. the data is not totally analyzed and is not looking too pretty so far. The problem I have is that this…

Top 10 Women in Science developments of 2007

Here’s my take on the top 10 women in science stories of 2007. It’s highly biased toward blogospheric developments. Many thanks to skookumchick, Tara, Pat, and Karen for helping me compile items for inclusion on this list. 10. Microbiologist Rita Colwell received the National Medal of Science. Tara at Aetiology gives us the scoop, but…

Happy Holidays!

Brilliance as seen at Clastic Detritus… Happy Solstice, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and everything else…

7 random things meme

I think I’ve been tagged at least seven times for the meme where you are supposed to reveal seven unknown facts about yourself. But since I’ve been baring my soul on this blog for 2.5 years, I’m not sure I can come up with seven things I’ve never revealed before. Here’s my best shot. I…

An enforced day of quiet

Yesterday as I was leaving my office I gathered together materials so that I could work at home today. Being at work when no one else is around is kind of depressing, even though I know it’s only because I am taking my vacation later than some. So I thought I’d change the scenery for…

Blog Year in Review

I did this last year, and apparently it is to be another year-end tradition. Here are the first sentences to each month’s first post. January – September will take you to the old site, but don’t forget to come back here eventually. January: While many people went on holiday over the past two weeks, a…

What’s the best news of women in science?

I think my entry for this month’s Scientiae carnival is going to be a top 10 list of women in science news from 2007. This seems like a perfect excuse to kill a few hours web browsing. But I know that whatever ideas I come up with, I will miss some of the best things…

Polar bears and penguins

It is becoming an annual tradition to post my open letter to the Coca-Cola Corporation. Maybe one of these year’s Coke will listen. Dear Coca-Cola Company, While I have been known to enjoy your products, and never those of your competitor, I am saddened by the misinformation you are spreading in your current advertising campaign.…

Out the door

Out the door – meaning one I just submitted a revised version of a paper. Yay! Too bad that doesn’t actually mean anything for my CV. But maybe I’ll get an acceptance before I have to turn in my CV update for our annual review. This also means that I’ll eventually take down my InaDWriMo…