I think everyone who was a part of academic world on some stage of his career has something to say about integrity in this area. I invite you to contemplate on this issue and here are the two points of view.
This article discribes how it should be and raises some interesting questions.
And here is the comics describing how it is, at least somewhere, sometimes...
So what do you think? What is the meaning of academic integrity for you personally?
The problem with biomed engineering? Too much details, not enough thinking. At least according to my wife. But she might just have a point there. She usually does.
Last night I was talking with my wife; About biomedical engineering, of course. She doesn't like the field much, to be honest, and enjoy making attempts at subverting me to her point of view and dislike.
"Honey, I think the biomed industry is really coming to a halt," said my darling with a serene smile on her face.
A low-budget Youtube commercial for a Nanodrop spectrophotometer gives back its money worth - and much more
Kindly watch the below video. It opens up slow, and it goes on even slower, but... well, it's only three minutes!
So what do we have here? Two nerdy looking scientists, having a painfully-mock argument about the virtues of the Nanodrop spectrophotometer as opposed to using the old fashioned spectrophotometer. Let me stress that I'm all for the Nanodrop device, as it tru...
The Technion is uploading an entire entrepeneurship course onto Youtube.
Entrepeneurship is good. Free stuff is good. The Technion is good. That’s why I think the Technion’s new idea is absolutely brilliant: uploading the lectures from an ongoing Technological Entrepreneurship course to Youtube. If I ever want to op
en my own start-up, this is going to be useful. Plus, the lectures themselves are interesting and highly recommended.
an that, I like the fact that the Te...
Biomed is not all hard work. Sometimes, just sometimes, there are wild dances in the lab as well. Or at least that’s what Bio-Rad wants us to think in their new entertaining commercial for this PCR product.
And while we’re in the musicals business, here’s another amusing film to explain what nano-technology is all about. And with muppets, too!
How would a homeopathic ER look like? An amusing clip reveals the answer.I'll be honest: I'm envious of homeopaths. Always have been. I mean, who wouldn't want to sell bottles of water with some sugar for big bucks?
Unfortunately, there is that uncomfortable nagging feeling called conciousness. Or maybe it's just the Law, forbidding us biotechies to sell medicines that didn't go through that long and hard road of clinical trials. But if you want to see how the common hospital would've been ru...