At Bitesize Bio, blogger Nick has had a bad week, leading him to post a list of 10 reasons not to be a scientist. Topping the list is ego, "Science attracts some straaaange people - and you have to work with them," he blogs. Nick also mentions the frustration of bench work, the repetition of the job, and the career structure of academia. Being a scientist has also hurt his Trivial Pursuit prowess. "I don’t know about you, but I have spent so long with my head in science books that my general knowledge is terrible," he writes.
We've All Been There
Nov 07, 2007