Days 41-46: Praline Tarts, Protons, and Thirty-Five Kilometers of Cycling

Ah, the Dog Days of summer. If you haven’t experienced ninety-degree weather without air conditioning, then you haven’t truly lived in Europe during the summer. In all honesty, it hasn’t been that bad. Synthesis laboratory gets quite warm; however, our students prove to be quite creative when it comes to staying cool. Additionally, this was … Continue reading Days 41-46: Praline Tarts, Protons, and Thirty-Five Kilometers of Cycling

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Days Forty-Eight thru Fifty-Five: The Finishing Touches

My apologies for the delay in this blog post: with an excruciatingly hot travel weekend right before final exams, saying that we were tired and stressed would be an understatement. This past weekend was the first time the temperature has been above 85°F, getting as hot as 97°F (cue scoffing from everyone in Georgia right now). … Continue reading Days Forty-Eight thru Fifty-Five: The Finishing Touches

Days Thirty-Four thru Forty: From the LHC to the Mediterranean Sea

This week marked a good amount of latitudinal travel for yours truly; however, all this travel wasn't without a great amount of hard work and extensive planning to make it all happen. Good things come to those who bust their butts. Day Thirty-Four Test one of two completed (in cell and molecular biology, if you're … Continue reading Days Thirty-Four thru Forty: From the LHC to the Mediterranean Sea