The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has released a new report, Sustaining Discovery in Biological and Medical Sciences: A Framework for Discussion, … 156 more words
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It’s been quiet here on the blog, but we’ve been busy behind the scenes. In 2014, we revamped our data management procedures and structures. Season 7 — the one you finished classifying most recently — was the first where images and metadata were fully pre-processed and vetted before being sent to the Zooniverse. 323 more words
Happy New Year from the Lost Scientist
Well, a new year is upon us, and I am now six months into my non-scientist life experiment. Things have been going well so far, though it has been a steep learning curve as I try to find my feet and re-orientate my career. 2,590 more words
In my recent Roll Call column, I write about a research bank that could shore up science funding shortfalls.
The job of the scientist is, first and foremost, to pursue science, not funding. Larry Marshall, the newly appointed head of CSIRO, may have started out in science, but you know he’s spent too many years in business when – in his first official communiqué – he claims that scientists have a… 493 more words
Charles T. Munger has been known for many things over his decades-long career, including longtime business partner of Warren E. Buffett; successful investor and lawyer; and plain-spoken commentator with a wide following. 188 more words