Dave, Maria, Grrl, and I will all be at Ozzie's in Lower Queen Anne on Saturday afternoon.
I've never met the other three bloggers but after checking out Maria's wedding pictures and the liquid nitrogen, I'm really looking forward to this. We'll be upstairs in the mezzanine and we'll have a ScienceBlogs poster.
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Last night we went to a pub to hear about some new technology for diagnostic testing. A wonderful speaker, Karen Hedine from Micronics came and told us about the work that her company is doing. She brought along a demonstration machine and passed the machine and several plastic test chambers around the pub so we could all take a look.
The technology, microfluidics, is fascinating stuff. I've written about it a little before( "From Louis Pasteur to "Lab on ... Read more
Bill Gates, Eric Lander, Maynard Olson, Leena Peltonen, and George Church fielded questions last night at a fascinating panel discussion on personal genomics at the University of Washington.
We were fortunate to be in the audience. I'll share some of the questions and answers, in some cases shortened and paraphrased.
The room in Kane Hall at the UW was already warm when we arrived last night (yes, I do go to evening seminars). A student handed us cards and cute little pencils for writing our questions and we sat down. We fought the impulse to write "What's the air ... Read more
Things move off of our entry page pretty quick sometimes. If you missed this post from Bioephemera, go take a look.
She has great pictures and a fascinating story about one Seattle's favorite places.Read more