> One of the consistent themes of the Till and McCulloch Meetings (#TMM2014) is its commitment to having students and postdocs on stage presenting their work. These sessions have been regularly cited by my colleagues as the most interesting and engaging sessions with the most new data. The last few meetings they have called these...Read more
Plans this evening? Tonight’s your final chance to catch Björk: Biophilia Live at the IFI in Temple Bar. It’s an awe-inspiring spectacle and if at all possible, best viewed on a large screen in commune with others. Even if you’re not a major Björk fan (yet) Biophilia is worth the price of the ticket. Yes, your mind will […]
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Jumping Spider Eyes
Every year since 1974, Nikon has herded a gaggle of nerds into a room for an impossible task: Pore over thousands of microscope images and pick the very best ones.
I was lucky enough to join the judge’s circle this summer for Nikon Small World 2014—the 40th year of the microscopy competition. Our small group had to peruse more than 1,200 entries from 79 countries.
It wasn’t easy. Many of the images had just the
Dear Harry Potter fans, please remain calm, this is not a drill. On Friday 31st of October, JK Rowling will launch a shiny new Harry Potter story on pottermore.com. This story will focus on Professor Umbridge the awful, toad faced, cat-obsessed teacher, who made her debut in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. […]
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