By Joe Luna IN THE BEGINNING, there was Jons Jacob Berzelius. Discoverer of silicon, scribe of the Law of Constant Proportions, coiner of the word “protein”, we need not add to the tomes outlining his greatness as a father of modern chemistry (plus he was born in 1779). Instead, and perhaps fittingly, we will focus […]
This post is mirrored from Software Carpentry. By Daniel Chen Camille Avestruz, Ivan Gonzalez, Timothy Cerino, and Daniel Chen all had the great opportunity to teach Software Carpentry’s first zero-entry workshop to high school students. We were able to teach at Rockefeller thanks to the scientific foresight by Jeanne Garbarino and the rest of the […]
By John Borghi I work in an academic library, the Rita and Frits Markus Library at Rockefeller University, but I am not a librarian. I attend weekly lab meets, keep track of the latest developments in research methodology, and read academic journals; I am a scientist, but I am also part of the latest transformation […]
By Ilaria Ceglia Occasionally here at The Incubator, we like review an empirical article from the scientific literature that is openly accessible to all of our readers. This post reviews the following article: Jaddoe, V. W., de Jonge, L. L., Hofman, A., Franco, O. H., Steegers, E. A., & Gaillard, R. (2014). First trimester fetal growth […]
By Joe Luna A century or so ago, the Milky Way was considered the extent of the universe, though astronomers concerned with the size of the universe faced a puzzle. They had seen clouds (“nebulae”), and observed that these nebulae had unusual properties. For one thing, the nebulae displayed line spectra that matched those of […]
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