Brenda Lilly Lab Fun Stuff :: The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Lilly Lab Education and Entertainment

Lab Outing

Avoiding the scratch

Hey, wrong table!

Making something out of nothing. (That's science!) 

Decisions, decisions

Collective (trouble) shooting


Our Research in Pictures


Fun and Mostly True Websites of Interest

Saturday morning science - Don’t work hard, play hard

Zheng Lab - Bad Project (Lady Gaga parody)

Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine

Darwin grant review

The Onion - Science and Technology


Notable Quotes

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
~ Carl Sagan

Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing.
~ Werner Von Braun  

If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment.
~ Ernest Rutherford

I find I'm luckier when I work harder.
~ Denton A. Cooley

We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
~ Richard Feynman

It is not birth, marriage, or death, but gastrulation, which is truly the most important time in your life.
~ Lewis Wolpert

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.
~ Marie Curie

A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
~ Albert Einstein

In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.  
~ Francis Darwin

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...'
~ Isaac Asimov

Supposing is good, but finding out is better.
~ Mark Twain

Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.
~ Carl Sagan

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
~ Albert Einstein

The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
~ Thomas H. Huxley

The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
~ Jacques Yves Cousteau

Chance favors the prepared mind.
~ Louis Pasteur

Lilly Lab Lingo

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