Posts tagged ‘Holiday Gifts for Scientists and Geniuses’
Nanoscale Weird Tales: Peter Hoffman’s Life’s Ratchet
Peter Hoffmann’s fine book, Life’s Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos (Basic Books, 2012), is an introduction to nanoscale biology that you should be buying as a holiday gift for your friends and relatives. The science that explains how this world operates is statistical mechanics. Statistical mechanics is the science of how the macroscopic emerges from the microscopic, and it is the basis of our understanding of the nanoscale machines and systems that build life from molecules.
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The Biopharma Navigator
I3 Analytics charts the biopharma landscape with a focus is on building an intuitive map of the biopharma landscape, giving the ability to make fast, intelligent decisions. Click here for more: http://www.i3analytics.com/introducing-biopharma-navigator
Correlation Does Not Equal Causation
A fundamental scientific phrase
Correlation does not imply causation. Just because there is a correlation between two variables, does not mean that one CAUSES the other. Great gift for scientists
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No fish food needed!
We love this goldfish that never needs to be fed. A perfect way to distract a colleague from finishing off that paper by year’s end! Perfectly naughty!
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Stocking Stuffer: The “Proteomics Spoken Here Sticker” Bumper Sticker and more!