Digging for information- PhD reading

First things first, you are probably wondering why there's a pug digging into the sand at the beach in this article's feature image. The dog's actions are a metaphor for my PhD reading and the background beach is... just a calm setting that invokes peaceful emotions that counter the other PhD induced existential crisis feelings … Continue reading Digging for information- PhD reading

Taking a short break… but is it a mental break?

Sometimes in the office I feel the need for a break from science. But what does that even mean?  A break from standing on my feet in the lab? Yes. A break from reading scientific papers and analyzing data? Yes. A break should just be a physical and mental unwinding shouldn't it; to rest my … Continue reading Taking a short break… but is it a mental break?