I just shut my ears when they talk biology

| September 30, 2010

Note: this entire post, though completely factual, is a setup for a terribly geeky joke. You have been warned. .: I’m sequencing the maize genome this week. Not the big one in the nucleus, mind you, but the smaller one in the chloroplast. The big genome is about 2.3 billion nucleotides long and would take […]

The house with a backwards h for a driveway

| September 26, 2010

.: I had just received my security deposit back in full. I was worried they’d dock a few hundred dollars for scratches on the walls or crumbs under the stove, but they seemed pretty understanding when I explained why I would be moving out. Jersey doesn’t have any branches of my bank, so I mail […]