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Brian Gardunia
Plant Breeder with too many chores to do.
Plant Breeder with too many chores to do.
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Sometimes the I feel like this, but then I realize time moved on.
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Prodigy - the math game we have to yell at our kids to stop playing
I am so proud of Kate.  When we were at student-teacher conferences on Tuesday, her teacher praised her math skills and asked what we had done to work on them.  I told her that we did not do much, but that Kate had practiced a ton on an internet game called...

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Cyborg swimming robots
Between the police shootings, continued desparate circumstances for refugees across the world, hundreds killed in terrorist bombings and attacks in Iraq,Turkey, and Miami, and then the appalling sniper attacks on cops protecting the black lives matter prote...

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One more photo of Grandma Shirley for posterity


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Grandma Shirley
Memories Going to Mexico city together Staying at Grandma's during the summer as a kid. Tuna fish sandwiches and icecream Staying at Sandra's  Talking about science and ideas with her at the table Books in her office - sci fi and the Nancy Drew Hardy Boys H...

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Things that go bump in the night
Things have been . . . complicated.  At the end of pollinating, I was told about a reorg that was happening with my company.  I was offered a new job, kinda like my boss's role, but working with soybeans, cotton, and wheat instead of corn.  My current job w...

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The Future of Science is Bright
Too often predictions of the future
are dystopian, full of daunting challenges due to climate change, exponential
population growth, environmental disasters, and economic woes.  Finding solutions to these problems seems so
hard, but this last month I was ab...

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Korean television invasion
Today's  NPR's Planet Money hit close to home.  They talked about K-pop, Korean hip-hop, that is getting more and more popular.  At our house Emily hasn't been listening to K-pop, thank goodness, but she has been entranced by Korean television shows.  It st...

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A formula for healthy living that doesn't drive me nuts
Sometimes observational health studies differences in risk functionally are not very large. Dr. David Katz was on the America's Test Kitchen Podcast and cited this study, that had a large population - over 23,000 participants, over a relatively large period...

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