Friday, February 06, 2009

Nerd News: British Grad Student Loses 7 Years' Worth of PhD Research in Mishap

First of all, let me say that I do feel the poor nerd's pain at finding out he had lost 7 years of work. I also apologize for laughing my head off at the news because, well . . .

Just look for yourself.

This story is going to spawn jokes forever. As for everyone who ever thought that grad school was full of (*insert your choice of term for the biological by-product in question*), this seems to be a full and unequivocal confirmation thereof.

Also, here is a practical bit of advice: if you have a container full of something you don't want somebody else to throw away by mistake, THEN CLEARLY LABEL THE CONTAINER, DANG IT. Duh!

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