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Hello World!

Originally from the UK, I now live in the north of Sweden with Crickson

We are scientists :)

I also knit, bake and play the recorder, but not all at once.

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Science resources:

Want to find out about proteins? Try this for starters - RCSB Protein data bank: Molecule of the Month in alphabetical order


Want to find out what is known about any particular gene? Here's a good place to start. - Entrez Gene This is probably my favourite starting point for finding out about a new gene of interest and has handy links to most of the references and sequence information.


Want to find a piece of peer-reviewed scientific research? Want to check the references from an article, or look up the publication record of an expert quoted in a newspaper or blog piece? Try this database. It will give you the abstract (outline) of every paper and will link to the full thing and tell you which articles are free and open-access. - NCBI's PubMed All newly published research is quickly added to this site.


Want to be able to decode DNA? This is how DNA codes for protein, and is, to my eyes, a thing of beauty. - The Genetic Code (presented here as RNA. For DNA, simply replace the U's with T's (Uracil with Thymine)).


And for geeks who need to get out more :) - The PCR Song and another PCR song


Good for your brain: - Ben Goldacre's Bad Science blog

It's the little things that keep you going...


Lucia
At last! Welcome home Lucia :)
About Lucia
Lucia a miscarriage of justice. English translation
Lucia. Other relevant links can be found here
Lucia De Berk - Out but not free - update from Dhamaka
English translation of original (Dutch) site here

Buglife: About Buglife


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Appletini experiment kit

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For Matt, the master of the Appletini: the cinnamon and appletini :)
28th Nov 2008, 19:33   | tags:,,

Dhamaka says:

hmm....

28th Nov 2008, 19:37

Spiderbaby says:

Don't know what the verdict is yet...

28th Nov 2008, 19:47

SLG says:

all I need to know is does it have alcohol in it ?

28th Nov 2008, 19:48

Spiderbaby says:

Oh yes. The Brown stuff is just vodka with some cinnamon sticks in it. The green stuff I don't think is alcoholic, but is apple flavoured (and, of course, apple-coloured). The 'classic' appletini is 1 part vodka to 1 part green stuff over ice in a fancy glass. The cinnamon vodka is to see if appletini's behave like apple pies, in that a bit of cinnamon often goes nicely with.
I suspect it might make for an oddly brown drink...

28th Nov 2008, 20:36

SLG says:

but taste quite nice ?

28th Nov 2008, 21:19

beth says:

i dunno could taste horribly synthetic

28th Nov 2008, 21:24

Spiderbaby says:

Well the cinnamon is real at least. You're forgetting the Frootloop effect though... Some people really really like synthetic!

28th Nov 2008, 21:29

beth says:

ah yes!

28th Nov 2008, 21:35

Spiderbaby says:

*update
We tried it on Saturday and it's actually really nice! Quite a surprise. Now named the Cinnatini by Seri. It tastes rather like ice-cold mulled cider, without the cider. A success I think. :)

1st Dec 2008, 22:35

FilbertFox says:

WHAT!!!!! Revert to gin a.s.a.p. before this stuff poisons your taste buds for ever

14th Jan 2009, 15:52