I am a biotechnologist who recently earned a Ph.D. degree in molecular biology and genetics. Although I have always worked with bacteria, I believe knowledge is transversal to the life sciences, through every level of complexity with the due scalability, never underestimating the power of learning from the small things. My research has always been focused on finding new … [Read more...] about A spider’s bit(e): How far are we from becoming Spidermen?
Working on research can be a lot of fun, even exhilarating when you first start on a project. There are so many new things to learn in the area on which you are working and so many new techniques and experiments to try. It can also be overwhelming as you realize how many research possibilities exist and how much information there is for you to learn or how many approaches there … [Read more...] about Organizing your research and developing your skills
So, you’ve submitted your paper to your idea l target journal, waited the requisite period, and one day, your inbox contains an e-mail from the publication’s editor-in-chief. It’s not the hoped for acceptance, but a “Revise and Resubmit.” (One of my favorite journals has switched to the more-discouraging, “Reject and Resubmit,” but this is actually the same thing.) Revise … [Read more...] about How to Revise and Resubmit a Journal Paper
One approach that cuts across all departments at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is that everything starts with a story, and technology is utilized to serve those tales. The constant advancement of technology in WDI’s various disciplines has opened up entire new worlds and their stories to generations of guests, old and young alike. Decades ago, one could only dream of flying … [Read more...] about Disney tech: Immersive storytelling through innovation
Analyzing numerical data is an essential part of modern engineering practice. We explore trends, search for patterns, check relationships, and inspect distributions. Yet it can be rather challenging to consistently produce graphical representations of data that are legible, honest, and attractive. It is all too easy to confuse ourselves and mislead others. Turning numbers … [Read more...] about Data visualization: The signal and the noise