Bill Hinchen

Proud ex-editor of Tipbox, a biologist, science writer, mediocre lifter of weights, and grump.

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Science shorts: research in about 200 words

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Science shorts: research in about 200 words

July 5, 2018 by Bill Hinchen

Dayuuuum we had a great response to our “Share your science stories” competition! You guys are awesome. We had so many scientists taking their research, which was obviously pretty...

12-step protocol for life beyond the lab

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12-step protocol for life beyond the lab

June 6, 2018 by Bill Hinchen

It’s time. You’ve left the lab and it’s time to stop thinking about it. To stop pining for it. I know it’s hard. But you’ve got to move...

Share your story in 200 words or less

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Share your story in 200 words or less

May 17, 2018 by Bill Hinchen

I think it’s safe to say we love talking about our research. The problem is that we usually only talk about it to colleagues and other scientists. It’s...

Science writing jobs: the good, the bad, and the ugly

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Science writing jobs: the good, the bad, and the ugly

April 12, 2018 by Bill Hinchen

There’s no shortage of scientists who reach a certain stage in their research career and go, “PLEASE! NO MORE PIPETTES! NO MORE! I WANT OUT!” before burning their...