Hang on, Sloopy

The first day at THE Big Fancy University™ has officially come and gone, and I have already acquired an education. Among the many things I have learned today, there are a few takeaways that really stand out: People on 315 don't like it when you maintain a safe following distance with the car in front … Continue reading Hang on, Sloopy

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The Perils of Working with D. melanogaster from Home

This past Wednesday, I presented my first semester of "real science" at my college's annual symposium, delivering a riveting ten-minute speech entitled, "The perils of working with Drosophila melanogaster from home, the effects of yeast in fruit fly media, and the effects of light and temperature on fruit fly growth rate." The alternate working titles I had … Continue reading The Perils of Working with D. melanogaster from Home