I am a PhD level pharmacologist and neurobiologist with a tad of physics envy (:-)... My blog is primarily about science, neurobiology, pharmacology and research, but I also talk about evolution, natural history, autism, etc. My current research interests are behavioral and biochemical pharmacology and I frequently talk in my blog about my experimental organism, planarians.
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A couple of days ago I was organizing my home office, which makes me feel like Indiana Jones trying to cross a thick forest. I did find a couple of notebooks and just out of curiosity opened one. I found the origins of my blog! My very first blogpost was posted in Dec 10, 2010 …
Credit: microecos.wordpress.com When most of us hear the word “predator” in the context of the natural sciences, the first thing that comes to mind is something terrifying. Something with fangs, sharp claws, venom or all of the above. Something that is to be reckoned with. Think lions, tigers, wolves, T-Rexes, you get the picture. Did …
Credit: snakebuddies.net The drawing above is a rather accurate representation of a saying that I read a few months ago: “If you bite it and you die, it’s poisonous. If it bites you and you die, it’s venomous.” -Credit: @SciencePorn Feb 4, 2014 This saying essentially illustrates the practical difference between toxins and venoms. Definition-wise, …
Charles Robert Darwin is one of the most polarizing intellectuals ever. For the last 150 years or so he has been considered evil incarnate by some or a saint by others. He was, therefore, the original Justin Bieber of natural history (I consider Craig Venter as the JB of modern science…). Darwin was neither demon …
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