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Undergrads in the lab!

Undergraduates bring joy to research. They are new, they are fresh, and they are easily amazed. They work well in teams. They are also much more likely to break the centrifuge, contaminate the bench, mislabel the samples, or even start … Continue reading

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Was it a poisonous snake?

We stared at the impenetrable bluff above the Missouri Vistor’s Center on I270. I told undergraduates Emily, Ben, and Lucy to space themselves along the bluff and penetrate it, collecting four soil samples on the way up, at least 20 … Continue reading

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