Month: May 2008

  • Scientists image a single HIV particle being born

    Freakin’ wow. Scientists from Rockerfeller University and the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center have imaged, in real time, molecules coming together to form an HIV particle. As a cell biologist used to working with bright-field and dark-field microscopes that is trying to get his head around the idea of nanomedicine, that’s just freakin’ wow. From…

  • Jack & Indy



    Jack & Indy, originally uploaded by samwebster. I just watched the new Indiana Jones film without Jack & he really wanted to go. I think he’ll enjoy it. I wonder if any of it will scare him. Should we see it in the cinema together or wait for the DVD?

  • I hate chevrons


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    I hate these damned chevrons! They try to hypnotise me, and instead of making me focus on the distance between me and the car in front they confuse my eye and take my attention away from driving. And it’s a bloody long section too! You keep thinking you can see the end….. and then there’s…

  • Feeding time

    She loves to eat!

  • Widescreen

    This is why I need big, widescreen monitors. I really need to get a big one for my home study, especially when Annabel moves into it and I move out into a smaller space (with no room for multiple screens). This screen grab is of Exposé shrinking all my open windows so that I can…

  • Google Health

    Google are taking patient health information a step further with their new Google Health application. You can access it and create your own Google Health profile from your Google account. You can learn about conditions and import your medical records and history, although at the moment there is only a short list of US participating…

  • Froggy

    Froggy keeps an eye on Annabel. He still goes most places with Jack.

  • Putting



    Oi! You’re standing on my putting line!

  • Beach Olympics 2008

    Team Webster won the inaugural 2008 Beach Olympics! My strong team of 5 medical students scored win after win to take the overall title and the trophy. Unfortunately the trophy fell apart, but when I bolt it back together I’ll put it on a shelf in my office ready for next year. There are a…