Squishy Cow Marches for Science

Squishy Cow  heard a lot about the Science March and wanted to see what it was all about, so we went to the London march on Saturday. The Science March was a global event, planned to coincide with Earth Day.   “What was your favourite part of the march, Squishy?”…

Serious squishy cow chat

Sometimes I forget that not everyone who sees my tweets has had access to my entire back catalog of online ramblings. I did a poll a while ago and discovered that many of my Twitter followers don’t know Squishy Cow, or haven’t seen my Lego videos. Both are some of…

Squishy’s slow ascent to fame – Squishy Cow in a book!

“Squishy! Squishy Cow!” “Zzzz….” “SQUISHY!!” “Zzzz…WHAT? What’s going on? Where’s all the furniture?” minimal furniture, yesterday “We’re moving… How long were you asleep?” “I was hibernating. It’s cold outside.” Cold outside, last week “Look, you’re famous on the internet!” “What’s this then?” “Your post was runner-up for best Nature Network…

ScienceOnline09 – Day 1

The weeks leading up to my trip to ScienceOnline09 were a little crazy. I just started a new job, and also just found the source(s) of a long lingering clothes moth infestation in my apartment. As a result, I had been cleaning and washing every single night and did a…

A Squishy Topic

This post about the use of animal products or sacrificing animals in research first appeared on Expression Patterns, my Nature Network blog, and was featured in The Open Laboratory 2009, an anthology of the year’s best science blog posts. Every summer, the cabal of Toronto lab equipment suppliers holds a…