Scientists Share Amusing Stories About How Their Work Makes Them Look Like Criminals

It seems life as a scientist can lead to being caught in some compromising positions.
Jessica Miley
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A scientist is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as ‘a person who is studying or has expert knowledge of one or more of the natural or physical sciences.’ But being a scientist can take many forms from the typical lab work to building robots.

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But no matter what field of science you are in, the science community looks out for each other. Sharing with each other the highs and lows of a life in science. Celebrating successful research outcomes and supporting one another when things don’t go quite so right.

Like the times you need to reassure the public, you are definitely a scientist and not a serial killer. Over the last few days, scientists have been sharing moments in their careers when they have had to explain in a tiny bit more details what they were doing as to avoid being seen as total freaks or worse, criminals.

Using the hashtag #SerialKillerOrScientist, experts from all fields have been sharing their stories on social media. We have collected some of the best.

Via: Twitter

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