SciCrazy is a WordPress science blog dedicated to promoting awareness of the craziest recent scientific discoveries and technological advances. The hope is that readers will come away with a deeper appreciation for the information and technology available today, as well as with a better understanding and excitement for near-future possibilities. At the very least, you’ll snag some cool science and history facts to share at parties. Don’t forget to click the “Follow” button on the right-hand sidebar!
1. A scientific fact that’s so wild, it couldn’t possibly be true–but it is!
What? We can edit our genes??? That’s scicrazy!
2. Mentally deranged about science.
“Umm, that guy is freezing his turkey sandwich in liquid nitrogen.” “Oh, don’t mind him, he’s scicrazy.”
3. Senseless or impractical because of science.
I’m sorry but I can’t go on a date with you because I just signed up to extract fly heads every four hours for the next two days. I must be scicrazy.
4. Intensely enthusiastic about science.
“Oh my god oh my god oh my god have you read this paper that just came out?” “Calm down dude, you’re acting scicrazy.”
5. Enamored or infatuated with science.
My lab mate is married to her work. Well, she would be if she could be–that girl is scicrazy!
6. Just, like, über nerdy to the point of inciting face palms.
You named your dog HP_0002307 after the gene associated with excessive drooling? Scicrazy!
7. Intensely anxious, eager, and impatient to learn new science!
If there’s not a new SciCrazy post up yet, I’m going to go scicrazy!
Synonyms: SciCrayCray, Scycho
SciCrazies (n.): A mental condition characterized by an acute addiction to learning about science. Very contagious.
Science Nonfiction (n.): Something you might expect to read about in a science fiction novel, but in fact is totally real. See “SciCrazy” above.
About the Author
Rachael Kuintzle is a pursuing her Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Biophysics at a beautiful university in the northwestern U.S. Her main interests are neurochemistry, writing, and baking apple pies from scratch (but not by Carl Sagan standards). She spends her free time learning the cello, geeking out on PubMed, tutoring local high school students in math and chemistry, and absorbing super research power from Linus Pauling’s Nobel Prizes. …Okay, she got to hold them one time (but it was awesome). In the future, she hopes to be a research professor and walking neurology encyclopedia.
If you have any questions or comments about SciCrazy, please feel free to email Scicraycray@gmail.com.