A Padawan’s Journal, Entry #2: Pitching Light Speed Fastballs

I’ve been asked if anybody can pitch for the Star Wars team. The answer is “no.” You gotta be drafted (or be a Padawan with a really powerful Jedi Master). 🙂 I’d like to say a word about my Jedi … Continue reading

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Weird and Wonderful: Lactococcus lactis

A couple of weeks ago, Wisconsin’s state legislators approved Lactococcus lactis as the state microbe: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/16/us/16microbe.html Wisconsin is the only state that has a state microbe. Of course L. lactis is the bacteria used for making cheese and buttermilk. Specifically, … Continue reading

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