Surprise email from Conor McKechnie, GE Healthcare proving the aesthetics of science and the value of blogging: A while (!) back you posted an inspiring piece linking to Harvard’s BioVisions inner life of the cell – it was 2006…It got me thinking that we could do something similarly inspiring with actual cellular images entered into… Continue reading Bright cells, big city: Cellular images hit Broadway
I found this picture of Aubrey de Grey with his book Ending Aging on his head at the BIL conference in Quinn Norton‘s Flickr Stream. Quinn Norton is a bodyhacker technophiliac journalist photographer. Robust, healthy lifespan extension can easily be interpreted as an extreme body-, life- and biohack so no wonder that more and more… Continue reading Life extension people are happy: keep living, please!
French Bulldog in Budapest. Source: Simbabu (The same photographer made our wedding pics too.)
Let’s emphasize the role of good food in efficient brainstormings (just like SciFoo was) now and ever. Bad feelings were simply excluded about the food at the Googleplex. I shot these pictures with myPhone. Thanks, chef!
One particular advantage of being an experimental scientist is that you are getting nicely packed gifts all the time as you are constantly ordering the kits and material that you need for you experiments. For instance I’ve just got this cute, childishly designed Micro BCA Protein Assay Kit developed for measuring protein concentration in the… Continue reading For benchwork scientists, it’s always Christmas time: unpacking kits and gifts
At the opening session at SciFoo at the Googleplex, everybody had to stand up and say 1 intro sentence and 3 words or phrases describing the interests and expertises of the person. pseudonomad caught my intro (the name of the picture: 3minutemadness) with his iPhone: What did I say exactly: don’t remember the intro (a… Continue reading 3minutemadness at SciFoo, 2007
What is the recent institutional email address of the researcher you see on the picture below?
Posting will be light, I am in Manhattan now. If anybody out of the readers of Pimm would like to meet me, just send an email and we can figure it out.
The sitting gentleman is a subtle harmonika player with a wonderful voice.
Once upon a time in 2005 I wrote an article on Wired magazine published in a language you probably do not understand. This photo was shot by Daniel Nemeth in my appartment, so if you are curious, you can see three little pieces of carpet in my living room. Have a nice weekend!
I am in Budapest again from December 23. The Cambridge months were extremely useful from a scientific point of view. (You can hunt down my 2 AA batteries on the photo)
Yesterday I was at the Eagle by accident with András and Krisztián, and a Cold Guinness, an Abbot Ale (Aubrey‘s favourite), an Old Speckled Hen… Then suddenly my iSight saw this:
Last Sunday I was in London with my girlfriend and we saw this on a Bloomsbury Book Fair: