Scientists do not trust what is intuitively obvious, because intuitively obvious...– Carl Sagan - Wonder and Skepticism. (via scipsy)
jtotheizzoe: Nanopore DNA Sequencing Does that mean anything to you? It should. People who know me know that I am prone to hyperbole (e.g. “This is the best freakin’ sandwich I have ever had, like, in history”), but believe me when I say that This. Changes. Everything. Critics of genomics (even Craig Venter, “Mr. Genome” himself) have lamented the fact that sequencing our genome has not...
There is a difference...
There is a difference between words and I find it increasingly important to choose the right words. The chasm between the things I can’t do, won’t do, would rather not do, and don’t want to do is vast. I know I obsess over choosing the right words, particularly when writing, but it seems to me that it is the difference in meaning that creates the message.
This is the most intensely beautiful thing I have ever seen.