Is there a difference between a Laboratory Technologist and a Laboratory Scientist?

Who is called a Laboratory Scientist? A scientist can be defined as a person who has expert knowledge in one or more sciences, e.g. physics or chemistry, microbiology, etc. Scientists attempt to solve certain problems using the methods provided by (more…)
February 28th, 2014 by admin 

My Conversation With Richard Dawkins, The World’s most Influential Scientific Supremacist

British ethologist, writer and Oxford University graduate Richard Dawkins by Jonathan Kay posted on September 30, 2013 *copied from www.richarddawkins.net* Does organized religion, as we know it, help or hinder the progress of human societies? For those engaged by that grand debate, this month brought two new books of interest. The first is “An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist,” a...

December 18th, 2013 by admin 

Young Nigerian Scientists Achieving Success

*http://www.tribune.com.ng/news2013/* Nigerian, Simi Smith, named one of Britain’s 100 most outstanding black graduates young Nigerian achievers Simi Smith, who was named one of Britain’s 100 most outstanding black graduates and also the first international student to be elected as student officer at a university in England. Simi Smith, one of the many Nigerian youths doing the country proud in...

December 18th, 2013 by admin 

Biochemists resurrect ‘molecular fossils’: Findings challenge assumptions about origins of life

*by Science Daily Thanks to rod-the-farmer for the link!* Before there was life on Earth, there were molecules. A primordial soup. At some point a few specialized molecules began replicating. This self-replication, scientists agree, kick-started a biochemical process that would lead to the first organisms. But exactly how that happened — how those molecules began replicating — has been...

November 5th, 2013 by admin 

Beyond Peer Review: How To Manage Errors In Research Data

*Copied page from www.science20.com/technology* Traditional peer review is not enough to ensure data quality amid the recent boom in scientific research findings and open access places to publish them, according to results of a 10-year collaboration between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and five technical journals. Managing thermophysical property data is particularly challenging...

November 5th, 2013 by admin