Category Archives: SciFund

Illustrated guide to fatty alcohols

I would like to apologize to the RocketHub funders who opted for the illustrated PDF guide to fatty alcohols. The booklet took me longer to research and write than I initially anticipated.

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The proof is at the print shop

The biodiesel recipe card is finished and has been uploaded to the print shop server. The postcards will be going out next week!

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A video message

Communicating an idea concisely and precisely is a big challenge! A page has been added to acknowledge sponsors and supporters of the project. Please check back often for progress updates!

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Off we go!

Round 2 of the #SciFund Challenge is going live on May 1. I would like to thank Jai Ranganathan and Jarrett Byrnes for all their hard work, and fellow SciFunders who have been most generous with constructive comments. Good luck … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the SciFund Challenge

Is crowdfunding a viable approach for basic science research? First of all, scientific research is an expensive and risky proposition. Making new discoveries means doing something that has not been done before, and doing anything for the first time is … Continue reading

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