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#31 hobglobin

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Posted 24 March 2009 - 12:57 PM

37. Alcohol or drug abuse? No problem, no sweat. I've everything under control.
One must presume that long and short arguments contribute to the same end. - Epicurus
...except casandra's that belong to the funniest, most interesting and imaginative (or over-imaginative?) ones, I suppose.

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Posted 24 March 2009 - 03:08 PM

37. Alcohol or drug abuse? No problem, no sweat. I've everything under control.

37a. I don't need it, I just like it
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Posted 25 March 2009 - 09:59 AM

37b. Who cares about one or two beer??????
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. (Oscar Wilde)

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Posted 25 March 2009 - 10:00 AM

28. It's time for lunch.



No lie, always the right time :)
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Posted 11 May 2009 - 05:29 AM

'I am equal to those I work with'

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 11:54 AM

38. "Stop treating me like a beginner, I KNOW what I'm doing !"

This one I actually really heard...she never got any results ;)

39. "Yesterday, I worked in the lab until midnight"

40. " I am late because I worked until 4:30am last night on my thesis"
Theory is when we know everything and nothing is working. Practice is when everything is working and nobody knows why. Here, we combine theory and practice. Nothing is working and nobody knows why.

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 03:50 PM

41. "I know exactly what I'm doing right now."

42. "I am thinking on how to solve the problem, and I'm not wandering in the lab"
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting the lion not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.

..."best of our knowledge, as far as we know this had never been reported before, though I can't possible read all the published journals on earth, but by perform thorough search in google, the keywords did not match any documents"...

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 07:21 PM

43. Look carefully, I can see a faint band!!! :lol:
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Posted 29 November 2009 - 07:38 PM

44. See, I can replicate my +ve result in my -ve control.
45. Just x3 your results to make it triplicate.

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Edited by adrian kohsf, 29 November 2009 - 07:40 PM.

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting the lion not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.

..."best of our knowledge, as far as we know this had never been reported before, though I can't possible read all the published journals on earth, but by perform thorough search in google, the keywords did not match any documents"...

"what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger"---Goddess Casandra reminds me to be strong

"It's all just DNA. Do it."---phage434

#40 lab rat

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 04:25 PM

46. One or two more n and this data is good enough to publish.

47. I wrote everything down in my lab book.
42..."An immutable fixed-precision number of unlimited magnitude." <a href="http://en.wikipedia....amming_language)" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia....amming_language)</a>, accessed 25June2009.

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 05:00 PM

47. I wrote everything down in my lab book.

lol......my labbook is actually my pendrive....lol....
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting the lion not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.

..."best of our knowledge, as far as we know this had never been reported before, though I can't possible read all the published journals on earth, but by perform thorough search in google, the keywords did not match any documents"...

"what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger"---Goddess Casandra reminds me to be strong

"It's all just DNA. Do it."---phage434

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 09:42 PM

47. I wrote everything down in my lab book.

lol......my labbook is actually my pendrive....lol....



hey ak... not a good idea!!! never rely on electronics,... better have things jotted down too!!!
i had a hard tie wen my system and my pen drive crashed during my post grad dissertation!!!

48. You kit is missing?? :blink: . I used a bit of reagent A and kept it right here!!!! :P
49. Hey the PI was telling u are the best person to be contacted for this calculation!!
50. No I dint do it, may be she /he did!!! :lol:
Support bacteria - They are the only culture some people have!!!
Cheers!!!

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 12:35 AM

hey ak... not a good idea!!! never rely on electronics,... better have things jotted down too!!!
i had a hard tie wen my system and my pen drive crashed during my post grad dissertation!!!


Hi Pradeep, thanks for your advice...I used to did print it out once in a week... I mean I used to...haha...
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting the lion not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.

..."best of our knowledge, as far as we know this had never been reported before, though I can't possible read all the published journals on earth, but by perform thorough search in google, the keywords did not match any documents"...

"what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger"---Goddess Casandra reminds me to be strong

"It's all just DNA. Do it."---phage434

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 08:40 AM

51. I'm not sleeping, I'm thinking

This one was...from me. My boss caught me sleeping on my desk ;)
Nice way to start a postdoc, right?
Theory is when we know everything and nothing is working. Practice is when everything is working and nobody knows why. Here, we combine theory and practice. Nothing is working and nobody knows why.

A. Einstein

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 11:53 AM

LOL. One of my classmates once fell asleep in lecture, in the front row. The prof prodded her and asked, "Are you sleeping?"

She said, "No, that was just a long blink."

52. pH doesn't matter. The cells can handle pH shifts.
42..."An immutable fixed-precision number of unlimited magnitude." <a href="http://en.wikipedia....amming_language)" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia....amming_language)</a>, accessed 25June2009.




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