In other news I just attended a seminar by the chair of Biochem dept, a guy whose last 5 papers have been bread&butter background for a couple of my projects here. Excellent excellent histochemistry/fluorescence stuff. His results are tight and conclusive, which is both frightening and validating as they are the exact same results I've shown during the past year or so coming from another source, further convincing me that my source and his are likely to be quite as intertwined as I'd hoped.
In other other news I've been using a service called Aardvark, which is a crowdsourcing program for answering questions about, basically, everything and everything. I've answered several questions already on a range of topics from biology to bully dogs to Baltimore. I just 30 seconds ago helped a fellow in Iceland to painlessly end his own life. As they say, those who can't do, teach. I wonder if I shouldn't look for a process support gig in industry after all.