RANDOM LASERS - FUTURE TOOL
Source: Yale Stone Group
An old radiation tool (laser) with unique
properties has been demonstrated recently.
The “random laser” one with single-
wavelength, multiply-scattered emission
await technical experiments and
applications (biomedical and micro-
USING BLOGS FOR BROADER REVIEW
Source: C&EN 8-17-09, Communication
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“Blogs haven’t replaced peer review. But
they are a supplement that is growing
“Becoming part of the process of science…”
WOLFRAM ALPHA BLOG
Calculation tool for chemical phenomena.
Human Interactions with scientific personnel
is beyond the general scope of science course
work, but not the business of science. Most
miss out on this, one of the most important
parts of productive careers. The learning comes
harder and sometimes more slowly, as a
Academia prides itself in getting credit for
doing things first.
Teamwork-focused companies force conflict
that can be under the surface and avoid
dealing with it. Carl Cohen ushers in good
discussion in his book.
Several insights about science trained
Solid data and supporting evidence before
making a claim (preference),
Get as much information as possible before
making decisions (preference),
But these are not always possible….
Listen to concerns, reason and persuade
rather than being authoritative
Models to motivate based on performance
outcomes are common but do not always
apply to such “knowledge workers.”