31 Overly Honest Scientist Problems

Getting a wine stain out of a lab coat = nightmare.

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I have a statistical analysis-induced headache… #scientistproblem

— Pat_Brassard (@Patrice Brassard)
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spending my sunday afternoon teaching myself to tie knots and using my bathtub to simulate a well #scientistproblems

— stardiver (@stardiver)
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Ugh!!! So annoyed that I forgot to give my mice their booster vaccinations yesterday. Now I'll have to go in hungover. #scientistproblems

— MicroJon (@Jonathan)
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Even in my nap-time dreams I'm pipetting stuff. #Scientistproblems #science

— itsZarqa (@Zarqa)
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Spent 2 hours preparing DNA for electrophoresis, only to watch them float away in the buffer... real smooth! #scientistproblems

— WizeManSaid (@Alex Wisner)
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If only the specific heat of water could be a bit lower so I could drink my tea a bit faster. #ScientistProblem

— PennWench161 (@Marcie)
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Everyone's out in the sunshine, whilst I'm sitting in a freezing dark microscope room. #scientistproblem

— Tashalana (@Natasha Hirst)
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As a side note, I misspelled "jeans" as "genes" in that previous tweet. #scientistproblems

— kpeeps111 (@Katie Pieper)
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Starting to think like an engineer. Is that a good thing?? #scientistproblem

— haringARTur (@Art)
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Also, I probably shouldn't have laughed when someone pronounced bitumen like "bitchy men" #scientistproblems

— SpecialNeeds101 (@Alan)
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The vast majority of my project involves waiting for furnaces and reactors. My degree should be in patience, not Catalysis #scientistproblem

— DanRJones91 (@Dan Jones)
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No one gets how amazing my picture of red speckles is. #scientistproblems

— neuroticlaundry (@Rachael Bakker)
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Anyone know how to get a wine stain out of a lab coat? #ScientistProblems

— fatal3rror (@Brandon Moore)
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Learned a new word today. Moribund- at the point of death. The transgenic mice were moribund at ~46 weeks. #scientistproblems

— AutobotEmily (@Emily Toombs)
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Nitric acid burns last a while. #scientistproblems

— SpecialNeeds101 (@Alan)
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Argh my parental cells are being weird #scientistproblems #postgradlife

— _Cashmore_ (@Candy)
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Someone didn't seal the dry ice container. It mostly sublimed overnight. That sucks. #ScientistProblems

— annabelle151 (@Ann)
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Figuring out where best to hang your laminated cardboard skeleton with labels naming the bones #scientistproblems #teacherproblems

— DrLouiseG (@Louise G)
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I can't even plot someone's imaginary death on Twitter without feedback on toxins from the geek squad. #ScientistProblems

— bam294 (@Bam D. Woodchipper)
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I guess I had to break my fear of rats sometime #scientistproblems

— R_KingXO (@*****-****)
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Everyone talking about SHM and all I can think of is simple harmonic motion #scientistproblems

— Skip2My_Lew (@Eric Lewis)
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Just had a coworker walk in the lab to see me hugging the outside of an incubator b/c it was warm and I am cold. #ScientistProblems

— annabelle151 (@Ann)
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I got covered by fake vomit and fake pus today. #scientistproblems

— cholly_ (@Holly Kershaw)
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Where the Hell are my lab goggles? #ScientistProblems

— arcadia_eg0 (@ɯnlqploפ ɟɟǝſ)
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Making some chai tea that I bought in Nepal a few years ago, and the directions say "boil for some time". Be specific! #scientistproblems

— easternblot (@Eva Amsen)
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You know you're an oceanographer when your phone autocorrects 'crap' to 'carp' #scientistproblems

— EliHobbit (@Eli Hoovler)
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EVERYONE HAS MORE PAPERS PUBLISHED THAN I DO. #scientistproblems

— joeyishellagood (@Joey)

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