I Could Not Resist – Bik’s Brain

Welcome to Bik’s brain. Sometimes when I look at images in scientific papers, I have weird associations. I might even post them on Twitter. Here is a small collection.


Spirograph Art, August 2018

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Jupiter’s red spot and The Scream, January 2017

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Wild Qiime plots and superheroes, November 2016



Echocardiography and shoes, November 2016


Bacteriophage T4 and SFO International Airport, June 2016

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Macaw wing, June 2016



Beach Umbrella, June 2016



Houses of Parliament, June 2016

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Chopsticks, May 2016


Rambutan, May 2016

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A contribution via Twitter by Lisa Stinson, “Bike Streamers”, April 2016:

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Pencils, February 2016


Connect The Dots, February 2016



Glow Sticks, February 2016

Glow Sticks



Pin Impressions, February 2016

Pin Impressions


My own data on marine mammals, February 2016:

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Pillow, January 2016:

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Heating,  January 2016

I could Not resist Heating


Fur ball, 2015

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Flying Fish, eLIFE, November 2015


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Why does every microbiome paper have a picture of heart-shaped hands on a belly? Here is a collage that I made:

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Bar plots gone wrong

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Sad human (penguin?) from microbiome video

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