The graduate students of the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory set out to explore it in their own special way… With cartoons of course.
The debate went on for several days, so I will spare you passage through all the stages of grief by simply presenting the conclusion to the matter in pictorial form, see Figure 1.
Figure 1. The Laboratory White Board/Devastated Area Post Debate [click to enlarge]
And now, the age-old question puzzling philosophers the world over is raised once again: “Do graduate students do anything useful?”