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Who say biologists are nerd and bore? We too can produce “LOL” and “ahem…” type of “professional jokes”, from molecular biologists to molecular biologists, and only molecular biologists can catch it. Sit back and have fun~ ========== quote start ========== “I’ve been single-stranded too long! Lonely ATGCATG would like to pair up with congenial TACGTAC.” “Menage a trois! Ligand seeks two receptors into binding and mutual phosphorylation. Let’s get together   Read More ...

Categories: jokes

Say you have done all the possible troubleshoot / trial & error / repetition etc, no matter what you have done, your PCR result still driving you nut. There is one PCR-goes-wrong hypothesis you might miss out and most probably will love to try out. The hypothesis known as “bad karma hypothesis” by author, I fall in the love with it at the first sight~ Bad karma hypothesis. Background: This   Read More ...

Categories: jokes, molecular biology

Research is all about getting a right kit and do it right way; even a non-technical person also can get the result right. If not all, most.

Categories: General

Just realize that Jobstreet has a feature call salary report, data are generated through their jobseekers’ database. Interestingly, the report also included Research Assistant (RA) position. I am personally do not consider RAs involve in institutional research centers a real job; in Malaysia, it’s rather a transitional positions for graduate students under a supervisor and funded by a research grant before official registration as a MSc/PhD candidates. The bond duration   Read More ...

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Years ago; “I wanna be a virologist, combating deadly viruses at the frontline, save life, save the world!” Later; “I wanna win a Nobel Prize, I wanna my family, my friends, even the country proud of me!” “I wanna publish papers in famous journals, in Nature, in Science… etc, I wanna make great research discoveries and breakthroughs!” and then… “arghhh… I just wish I could get my bench work done,   Read More ...

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A brief yet beautiful 3D animation on introduction of stem cells, worth to have a look. Another good presentation on “Everything You Wanted To Know About Stem Cells”, quite informative but I manage to watch only half of it as it is 51 minutes long! I shall come back to this later.

Categories: General

I can’t stop the funny feelings and feeling like laughing out when I read the one of the highlight in nature news: Swiss dignity law is threat to plant biology. The Swiss federal government’s ethics committee on non-human biotechnology has mapped out guidelines to help granting agencies decide which research applications deeply offend the dignity of plants — and hence become unfundable. The funny feelings are just like when I   Read More ...

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I’ll like to take a break from jobless forensic science graduates and second space tourism issues. Was real tired of searching of informations, so I start surfing around science blogs for fun. I surfed one of my subscribed blog, Bitesize Bio, which was introduced by WTJ, admin of this blog. I couldn’t agree anymore seeing this three posts: 15 Reasons to Be A Scientist; 10 Reasons NOT to be a   Read More ...

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Came across this blog post and it grab my attention – a true story of a cancer survival, twice. For 2 more days, on 24th April, it will be the cancer survival, Benjamin Rubenstein’s bone marrow’s 5 year old birthday, also his 5 years anniversary of cancer free life. Congratulate to Benjamin. His wrote his cancer survival story but no publisher wants it. Thanks to blogger.com, he published it in   Read More ...

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Read this from kj’s blog, a fellow blogger I’d know for sometime through online. He was asking why are we (Malaysia) cannot be down-to-earth in sciences, in respond to one of our previous posts, Malaysian Cabinet Really Wanted To Send Another Space Traveller, wrote by WTJ. I attended a seminar talking about the management and policy in science area. Too bad I don’t have management background to understand all the   Read More ...

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