Author Archives: victoriarose


Everything is connected in some way.  It is interesting when science can find ways to illustrate these connections.  The past and the present are very much a part of each other and the similarities can be exciting.


New Discovery

Unearthing new evidence is an exciting part of science. Especially when the new evidence can give us a better understanding of our own past. I am excited to read more about this as even more is discovered.

Like Button?

I wish there was a Facebook style “like” button on the blog posts. A lot of times I read the posts of other people and I like them but I don’t really have anything to say about them. It would be nice to have a button to click that allows the other person to know that I did indeed enjoy their words.

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures

After going such a long time without finding a phage I can kind of empathize with the man in this article. Although, I do promise not to try and infect anyone with leprosy.–circa-1873/


I thought this short little article was pretty interesting.  I won’t ruin the surprise for you before you read it , but it is pretty mind blowing. Who knew all the crazy things bacteria are up to?



The article associated with the link above was interesting as we have some contamination on our plates in the lab. While in our case we have bacterial contamination, it can still serve as a reminder to handle everything carefully.