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Replication in science

Science is a framework for understanding the world. We observe a phenomenon, ask questions about it, and build models to describe and predict it[1] 1,751 more words

Philosophy Of Science

Ziona's Looking Glass


Choose the Topic (choose a theme for your story): Stranded by the side of the road, A trip behind the looking glass, A humiliating rejection, Murder on a train, An inventor and their invention.  315 more words

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A Response To

What is a slapfight?  According to the esteemed UrbanDictionary.com, a slapfight is: “An argument, usually on internet forums or message boards, about a petty issue that gets blown completely out of proportion.  432 more words

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Why it's not cool to be a scientist.

I have alluded in a few of my other posts to my frustration with science as a discipline. Usually when I explain my job to people, the reaction is: “wow, that must be so cool!” And 90% of the time, I would agree, but…like I suspect is the case with a lot of jobs, being a scientist is one of those things that looks hella cool from the outside but has a hidden darkness under the surface. 1,114 more words


A Lack of Thought

I recently got a smartphone. My first ever smartphone. As a mid-range millennial, that may be a shock to some people. We’re all supposed to be hyper-connected social media addicts. 1,036 more words


Unsolicited Advice for Writing a Research Article for a Journal

Writing research articles for peer-reviewed journals requires practice, patience, and persistence.  I am by no means a prolific scholar but I worked with one who was amazing (the late Dr. 2,190 more words