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Re-using Culture cups

I originally bought my first stock of culturing cups over 5 years ago from Patrick @ Saurian.

Check out all the types of culturing cups… 406 more words


On Science

When I’m President, I’ll allocate funding to the NSF to study spontaneous generation. I know it’s an old concept from the 1600s, but honestly, where DO fruit flies hibernate in your house while they wait for you to have ripe bananas? 33 more words

:It Was My Fault:

In swarms they rush:
Buzz. Buzz.
Zooming in
Imaginal cyclic offenses.

How did they get in?

But they create loamy ideas,
Fancying themselves
To complimentary wineries. 17 more words


Using Essential Oils to Repel Insects

Part of my morning commute to work involves a 20 minute walk from Glasgow Central, and a few Fridays ago, despite it only being 20C at the time (8:30am) by the time I reached the office, I collapsed into my chair and declared myself the worst Australian ever. 601 more words


Sending Fruit Flies to Space!

Hello and welcome to my first post. It is a privilege to share my project with you. For the past three years, I have been a part of something special, working on and assisting with developing a set of experiments to send to the space station. 364 more words

Vise and Easy

Glob, y’all.  I haven’t had even a moment to post in 2 weeks.  This sucks. I’m being squeezed.   I’m beyond busy and stressed.  As a matter of fact, I demand  824 more words


The Perils of Working with D. melanogaster from Home

This past Wednesday, I presented my first semester of “real science” at my college’s annual symposium, delivering a riveting ten-minute speech entitled, “The perils of working with  448 more words