We’ve all had bad days in the lab: you throw out the supernatant you were supposed to save, or contaminate all the cells in tissue culture.
It hurts, but the next day, you can start over and try again.
Today on the show, we hear the true story of a woman who dropped a tube and splashed radioactive tritium all over her self, her bench, and the floor.
And then things took a turn for the worse.
Stop. Just Stop.
This week, our guests Nicole and Craig regale us with a tale of simple mistakes compounding with bad decisions. We won’t spoil it for you – you have to hear it for yourself!
Labmosphere has links and resources to improve and maintain your mental health while you complete your degree. There’s even a place to share your stories and experiences with others.
A few other resources we mentioned in this episode:
The BenchWarmer’s Podcast – More tales from the world of science like the one you heard today.
The National Postdoc Survey – Hurry up and take the survey if you haven’t yet!
This beer combines all the fun of eating cactus with the flavor of blue Kool-aid.
Just watch out for the spines!