Our Reseach in Simple Words

I accept Rich Lenski’s challenge to explain our research in the 1,000 most used words of the English language using the Up-Goer Five Text Editor (http://splasho.com/upgoer5/).  Here is the result! “We study how tiny living things move through water or stick together and grow in a group. We also study how these tiny living things talk …

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Woo

This week I learned that science has figured out how to quantify woo. I was sitting around listening to a group of friends talking about some goofy HR instrument for classifying a person’s relative strengths and weaknesses in group interactions. They were saying that only one member of their team had “woo” as a strength. …

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