An Evolutionary Biologist running for Senate
Mike Eisen, an Evolutionary Biologist at UC Berkeley, recently announce his bid for the US Senate. Check out the article in the NYT.
Motor Control: Winging it with a few good muscles
Dispatch on beautiful, recent work from the Dickinson lab imaging the entire set of wing muscles during Drosophila flight.
Is the GRE Too Influential?
“The GRE is a better indicator of sex and skin colour than of ability and ultimate success.” Interesting article
"One more for the river": On writing challenges
A nice essay on finding gratification in the process, not the end. Poignant for the scientist just as much as the writer.