Much like a bicycle leverages mechanical advantage to propel a person much faster and further than on his or her own, automation machinery is amplifying both the speed and accuracy with which biological research can
One of the most valuable experiences that I have had while involved in undergraduate research has been that of failure. My participation in research over the past three years has taught me how to fail
Whenever I begin to explain to somebody that I conduct research using worms, I am met with the same confused stare. I immediately follow up this statement with an explanation that the worms I work
As a twenty year-old student, I realize that global climate change, and the way that we react to it, will most likely be the defining issues of my generation. The science has already shown that
Whether the scientific establishment likes it or not, science is changing. Opportunities available to scientists now are becoming increasingly scarce, and, as students aspiring to be working scientists, we have no choice but to adapt.