(n) the messy process by which basically irrational hyper-cephalic primates attempt to ask and answer questions about the world in a way that overcomes their own biases and foibles and simultaneously make a living, build a reputation and do the other things highly social primates need to do.
Saturday, January 24, 2009
I've been in the lab every day all day for the last week looking at rotifers. When I close my eyes, I not only see rotifers, I can count their eggs, see their teeth chewing and estimate their age.
Blog of science isn't one of those science blogs about cool scientific results. It's about the experience of being a scientist doing science. It's about science the process, not science the outcome, or science the list of facts.