All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
— Galileo Galilei

We’re a fun-loving group, and so, although we haven’t signed up for Mars One, we occasionally tear ourselves from the fabulous new PGCRL tower and our stunning view of downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario. Doing what? Well, that’s for us to know, and you to wonder. In the meantime, check out some of our personal favorites:

SCIENCE-RELATEd—How to be a Scientist (a.k.a. Olivia’s blog)—The RNA Biosciences Initiative at the University of Colorado in Denver
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado—Our home department—microRNA target prediction
Mastermind and science—a great article about what Mastermind can teach you about being a scientist!
Data visualization—everything that you ever wanted to know 

All things running—A great ultra running site, full of race reports, equipment reviews and running-inspired thoughts—A great blog by Ian Sharman, an elite ultra runner

Random—Scrapple: the other breakfast meat—You can take the scientist out of Boston, but you can’t take Boston out of the scientist
The New York Times Upshot—Big data are fun!