Big Picture Science – Seth’s Wine Cellar: Jonathan Eisen
by Gary Niederhoff on April 8, 2013
Part 3 of Seth’s Wine Cellar, featuring Jonathan Eisen, evolutionary biologist, University of California, Davis, lamenting the widespread application of the suffix “-omics” to subjects of scientific study.
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)