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Let need, not ego, matter for allocating research space

Remember your first bench? Was it a place to dump field gear? Was it 6 feet of black magic with shelves above for carefully labeled and dated orange-capped bottles? Did you line up your vortexer with your pipetteman rack? Did … Continue reading

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Do you know you can post prior to publication at arXiv?

Long had I heard that in mathematics sharing and crediting of new ideas happened outside of the normal publishing routes, recently through online channels prior to review. Even journals like Science and Nature tolerate this kind of posting. As others … Continue reading

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