Considering he talks about the marvels of the universe, Academic Beards has occasionally wondered why Professor Brian Cox sounds a little dull. Last night during his appearance on BBC2's QI came our lightbulb moment - the professor has no beard. No beard, no mumbling, no modulation of tone based on variation in beard/soup ratio. Cox, where's your beard?
Behrang Mahjani, PhD Student
Division of Scientific Computing
Department of Information Technology
He is working on models and methods for detecting multiple QTL-like loci.