As a grad student, I probably destroyed acres and acres of trees with printouts of scientific articles. I love to organize with binders and I had a 4″ binder for each aspect of my thesis research: TLR2, Arenaviruses, innate antiviral responses, etc. The day I cleaned out my desk/bench space, I filled several boxes with paper to be recycled.
This past week has been hectic and emotional. In addition to packing up a lab, moving, and unpacking into new lab space, I’ve been distraught, as many of you were, over the tragedy in Newtown, CT last Friday. As a result, I haven’t had much of a chance to do actual scientific reading, at least … Read more