Monthly Archives: September 2010

Neuronistas vs. Reticularistas

Every couple of years I teach an upper-level seminar course which focuses on historical controversies in neuroscience. Typically we read some classic scientific papers describing how a specific bit of knowledge first came to be and then we read some … Continue reading

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Zombie for a day

You suspected it wasn’t a good idea when you decided to wear long pants and a button-down shirt on another ridiculously warm and humid day. But it was the first day of the academic year and the president of the … Continue reading

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The tools of the trade

My postdoc and I sat down to discuss our strategy for addressing the reviewer’s comments in his latest manuscript. On the table we put out a copy of the reviews, pulled out some new data that we planned on adding … Continue reading

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