Packing your bags full of human forearms. Picking pieces of brain off your face. Luring strangers into your basement to inflict pain. Are these the activities of a serial killer—or a medical researcher? Twitter users are exploring the strange overlap between the two vocations under the hashtag #SerialKillerOrScientist.
Scientists working in a range of disciplines have shared their unusual medical research stories (and perhaps unsurprisingly, paleontologists seem to experience an especially large share of sketchy moments). We've pulled out a few of our favorite tweets from Twitter users in the health sciences:
— Nina Kreddig (@NinaKreddig) June 19, 2018
— Dr. Angela Fowler (@AF_thescientist) June 16, 2018
— Kate Faillace (@toothkate) June 17, 2018
— Hilary Gerstein, PhD (@Hisly9) June 15, 2018
— Michelle L (@AlbinoMouse) June 15, 2018
— Skeptic Problems (@SkepticProblems) June 16, 2018
— Olana (@Olanoo) June 16, 2018
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