It’s Friday again, and time to recap some recent and relevant posts around the rest of the blogs:
10 tips toward better grant writing – Grant writing is immensely important for any academic researcher, and here are a few tips that might make this journey a bit less onerous.
Why would advisors encourage students to publish? – Possible explanations of graduate student-advisor dynamics, pertaining to the demand to publish for all concerned.
Do students of evolutionary biology appreciate the importance of random processes? – An interesting comment of major misconceptions of biological concepts among undergrads.
Do you know the true identity of your cell lines? – One of the problems with cell and molecular biology is knowing what you’re working with; is your cell line what you think it is? It’s a topic of concern that has been coming up at the NIH.
The New England Journal of Medicine Gives Direct-to-Consumer Genome Scans Thumbs Down – There are a few things that one might want to consider before getting your genome scanned.
And some recommended blog posts on peer-reviewed research: