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Terry

Articles by Terry:

Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize

It’s easy to get bogged down in the day-to-day of producing experimental results but as a scientist it is your job to do the exact opposite – a good scientist has to think about their work on all levels. Here is a light-hearted reminder of the importance of large scale, small scale, “out-of-the-box”, lateral and…

09 Jan 2008 Fun Stuff

Battling Disease – The Real-Life Hydra?

A recent article in Science discussed a claim made by Bill and Melinda Gates, where they proposed that malaria could be eradicated from the Earth over the next few decades. Vanquishing disease is seen as the ultimate goal in medical science, and many dream of the day that we will all be living longer and…

13 Dec 2007 Of Interest

A Classification System For Scientists

To the general public, scientists seem all seem pretty much the same. However, as someone who has studied these fascinating beasts up close I have found that there are in fact several distinct species within this genus. In order to promote public understanding, I propose a classification system that groups scientists together based on exhibited…

11 Dec 2007 Fun Stuff