Cold Spring Horror

No one would deny that grad school can be tough, but the program at Cold Spring Harbor sounds downright totalitarian.

At least, it does according to twitter user @CSHLaboratory, who has set up a parody feed featuring "news" from the institution. In a string of consistently hilarious, intermittently profane tweets, the anonymous tweeter paints CSH as a dystopian landscape of abused postdocs and dictatorial PIs – a sort of North Korea of academe, if you will.

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