"Within the past two days I've seen guys taking out the trash shirtless, at the gas station shirtless, walking around campus shirtless, and running shirtless. ... And all this in central California--not exactly the shirtless capitol of the…"
"For 1, I usually start with the abstract, followed by intro, then results and discussion. I tend to go back to the methods section if I want to dig deeper into how they obtain their results or how they did their experiments. I always like to read…"
"Thank you for the advice. The pocket medical dictionary in particular sounds like a good idea; I've recently come to realize first-hand what a difference knowing all the terms makes when reading these papers, haha."
First off, I'll say that most research papers are written in a very precise, specialized working phraseology-- often arcane. Your first goal should be to understand the technical language; get yourself a good pocket medical…"
Undergraduate student in the biological sciences, started working in a lab this summer, post-doc has these weekly assignments for me in which she'll give me a question, rather broad in scope (this week's, for example: "What causes the failure of chemotherapy in metastatic breast cancer?") that I'm supposed to use PubMed to research. A few questions for you gentlemen of science:1. What is your preferred method for reading scientific papers, especially for assignments such as these? In what order…See More
"I'm in the same situation, as far as finding someone who "connects with all the major aspects of my personality." I wish that sharing the same faith could be enough grounds to start a deep, lifelong friendship, but in reality,…"
"Another thing I've got to add, I've used right-handed stuff all my life (scissors, mice, etc.) so now I'm more used to using things like those with my right hand, which is still my weaker hand though. ... Really bites when doing stuff…"
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
"Welcome to the real world. Don't waste too much time worrying about him. The reality is this: He's going to screw up something big enough so's his first bounce will be half a block down when he gets booted. OR…"