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Timing is everything. One aspect of my research is measuring cytokine secretion. You could analogize cytokines to smells; cells detect cytokines floating around in the environment and respond accordingly. But it’s not so simple to secrete cytokines. The gene for … Continue reading

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Earworms continued

Don’t know if this is sheer coincidence, but apparently I wasn’t the only one who decided to write about earworms. I’m guessing everyone’s thoughts were triggered by Sherman’s death. One of my favorite bloggers, Andrew Sullivan, highlighted two of the … Continue reading

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Take a wild guess what’s been stuck in my head all day.

On my drive into school this morning, NPR reported on the death of Robert B. Sherman, a songwriter who, with his brother Richard M. Sherman, co-wrote many old classic Disney songs. Including, you guessed it, It’s a Small World After … Continue reading

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