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January 13th, 2010

I'm a bad, bad blogger

I swear, my posts are getting further and further apart! I was finally goaded into posting by Snuffykin (totally unintentionally on her part), who mentioned in one of her posts that I had been nominated for a Bobby Award on Ravelry. I can't believe that she blogged about it and I haven't yet! So, yea, I am a finalist in the Geekiest Project category. I am up against some amazing stuff like PlanetJune's Discworld, Baby's first DNA, the Lorenz Manifold (with Snuffykin's project as the picture!), a knit dissected frog, a Wonder Woman sweater, etc. http://www.ravelry.com/bobbys

My project is Gillian the PCR gel. I made it during the Ravelympics in summer 2008. Here's a picture of her and my info from the project page. Jeez I'm a hopeless geek.

"The second in my science geek series. This amigurumi is a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) DNA gel stained with ethidium bromide to make the DNA glow pinkish-orange under UV light. Under regular white light, the gel itself is clearish white and the DNA is not visible."

And another pic of the whole science geek set (which I have displayed proudly at work for a completely non-appreciative audience):