The transition from graduate student to accomplished scientist is a long, arduous one. In this episode, Adam discusses how to answer some of the most common questions parents have about grad school.
This afternoon, JoVE was highlighted on PRI’s The World radio broadcast. CEO Moshe Pritsker addressed how science was broken but that sharing methods via video can help alleviate the strain of trying to replicate others’ results. To learn more about what sparked the need for a modern way to communicate scientific methods, you can read the complete article found here.
With the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting upon us again this weekend, we turned to JoVE: Neuroscience for some insight about how our videos are helping scientists at the bench. Dr. Leonard Khiroug, Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Helsinki and a 4-time JoVE author, recently shared an earth-shattering finding with us about efficiency. Read more…
Each year People Magazine names its “Sexiest Man Alive,” and yet they come to that conclusion with surprisingly little scientific data. What do they even mean by sexiest? Today we’ll be testing their assertions with a the most accurate measure of sexiness: animal magnetism.
In this episode, “Ask Adam about Grad School” takes on oral exams, and not the dental kind.
Members of the millennial generation are hacking anything and everything they can. This isn’t really all that surprising because they were raised in an era when DIY technology was beginning to infiltrate every aspect of their lives. From infancy, these techies watched the likes of Inspector Gadget maneuver out of any situation with fancy foldable hide-away gizmos that were always the perfect counterpoint to the threat at hand. Even Mr. Bean devised a clever way to overcome space issues when he drove his car with some rope and a mop from a Lazy Boy strapped to the roof. Then, in the mid-80s, millennials’ eyes were truly opened to quick-fix solutions when MacGyver, the ultimate paper-clip-and-chewing-gum bomb diffuser, graced prime-time TV.
Like every company party ever, our Halloween gathering was all treats and no tricks (HR made sure of that). But unlike most other workplace gatherings, JoVE has been known to throw down quite a mean party! Well not “mean” per se- HR makes sure of that, too- but pretty darn spectacular.
Yes, it’s true that people get their degrees in as little as three or four years, and that’s without having a Master’s first. But where?
What would you do if a magical lab fairy showed up and granted you an extra $40,000? Would you spend it on…
• 155,159 new 200µL pipette tips?
• 68,965 glass microscope slides to replace the ones the freshmen will inevitably shatter? Read more…