We twiddled the knobs until it worked: What grad student science papers really mean

Grad students in every field develop a linguistic armor against uncomfortable scrutiny. Fortunately, where lab-bound research monkeys are concerned, PhD Comics' Jorge Cham is here to translate, explaining when grad students left work to grab a couple beers and when they just don't want you protesting their lab. »3/11/12 12:00pm3/11/12 12:00pm