So, folks, there's A Thing coming out hopefully very early next year. I rewrote and revised Alan J. Cann's Principles of Molecular for the 7th Edition! πŸ˜€

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Academia, where money is always a problem no matter how many titles and awards you haveπŸ˜…

@OpenAcademics @AcademicChatter

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Twitter seems doomed so we're getting started here. We post Painting of the Day, examples of African art by Angu Walters of Cameroon, Central Africa. Many paintings and all the art prints are available for delivery from the USA. Sales benefit only the artist.

Gods, but I hate University Senate meetings...! People tediously trying to make waves in the driest way possible; secret agendas bubbling under...not for very much longer in my career, fortunately 😩

Well, I'm just running down the road
Trying to pick up a load
I got seven grants on my mind
Four just want to own me
Two just said no to me
One said it may even be mine

Take is easy, take it easy
Don't let the sound of slamming doors drive you crazy....😎

Made this for fun the other day, after seeing an example on Twitter:

Told you I parodied songs πŸ˜€

"If it keeps on straining, Levi's going to break
If it keeps on straining, the Levi's going to break
When the Levi's breaks I'll have no pants to wear

Mean old Levi's taught me to weep and moan, oh
Mean old Levi's taught me to weep and moan
It's got what it takes to make an academic man leave his home..."

I also parody songs and poems from time to time 😎

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Apologies to Percy B Shelley:

I met a traveller from a distant land
Who saidβ€”β€œTwo vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in cyberspace. . . . Near them, in the cloud,
Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed;
And on the tagline, these words appear:
My name is Elonmusk, King of Twitter;
Look on my Wealth, ye Mighty, and despair!
No-one beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and empty spaces stretch far away.”

So, an introduction: I am a professional virologist/vaccinologist, who is serious about using social media to indoctrinate - pardon me, educate - people about my favourite organisms. I am here as a tourist, looking to see if it's a safe place to settle πŸ˜€

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Interesting platform - let's see how it works!

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