I sat down on the sofa this morning with my oatmeal and big cup of tea, and switched on the local TV news. The first thing I saw was one of my colleagues, nervously pipetting culture medium into culture dishes and talking about his findings that came out in a C/N/S journal1 today.
A couple of hours later I went to put my lunch in the office fridge, and found a packet of lab mouse food ("bacon flavour!") next to my milk.
Science isn't dull!2 PI CV updates are a different story however...
Right, I'm off to watch the hockey with historically low expectations.
1. For the non-scientists: Cell/Nature/Science, i.e. top-tier, very prestigious.
2. Bonus point to anyone who can tell me which British TV show used that catchphrase in the early 90s!
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