The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice: “A website dedicated to the .” And a wonderful one at that.
Happy anniversary to : read her lovely tribute to falling in love with a physicist.
Emma Marris on . I for one would love to see a sabre-tooth cat devour a ground sloth.
David Robson chronicles a from the first neurons to humans.
– a new blog by Simon Frantz about the prizes and coverage of the prizes. This should be good, especially since Simon used to work for the Nobel Foundation.
What? Huh? Wait.. how did.. UH? ? This apparently.
“What good’s a toolkit if you don’t use it to build something?” Jack Horner’s quest to
that are as small as a stamp and weigh less than a penny
Gauging an area’s biodiversity strictly through the .
Greg Dunn creates from human brain cell photos
Halfway down: a superb list of tips for avoiding
A very good write-up of that study about . Meanwhile, David Bradley asks some the researchers and gets some good answers.
Popular Science published a detailed and comprehensive , the scientist behind last year’s arsenic-life controversy. David Dobbs and Carl Zimmer voiced my concerns much better than I could have. They argue respectively that the piece , and in some places, .
The , as covered by SciCurious, with Real Time Storify!!
“The only way to do it is to bypass the cannibalistic phase.” birthed in artificial uterus:
The by Emily Anthes, with a.
Rat cyborg gets . Absolutely incredible story from Linda Geddes.
by Carl Zimmer
“Anger isn’t an issue when you start with birds you love” Robert Krulwich peers into the and wonders what it will take to make them see reason.
A gives thanks to his science teacher.
The world’s most expensive drug: a yr
From the , a possible new weapon against drug-resistant bacteria
“This is a genuine scientific debate… it is not a manufactured controversy.” John Butterworth on the supposedly
“If your has a zero failure rate, you’re doing it wrong”
Sigh. . Try not to smoke, drink, eat or have unprotected sex with goats, okay?
Watch a peel the skin off a grape. Cool. Now imagine it doing that to your prostate. NYEARGH.
Mystery illness in Australia
Why Brain Scanners Make Your Head Spin, and what it means for
, hear me roar
How the threaten the Christian era, or Why the Daily Mail have once again surpassed themselves.
The That Is Killing the Ocean
By 2020, it should be possible (technologically, if not practically) to in a year
After decades of research, we can now accurately . (It weighs 2.2 pounds, right?)
Are really slave-raiders?
Carl zimmer asks “Do smell their own odor? Do they mind?” Answer seems to be yes and yes.
“The device uses sunlight to rip apart molecules of water, just like a . ”
A striking case of in fish – sharks barrelling into a shoal
Apparently, NASA had a Congressionally-mandated goal of finding > 90% of . Which it has now met
New evidence for * in the bloodstreams of people & cows. This is such an amazing story.
gives bats their hunting edge
mice created and treated. Well, not really treated. Either way, the Mouse Research Council is really getting value for its money.
“You can adopt a of yr own.” In Thailand, giant rats are on their way to sniffing out land mines.
“We need a more systematic approach to ”
23andMe now offers !
“The dominant way of thinking about the role of science journalists historically was to view them as . Now, however, a powerful metaphor for understanding their work as science critics is to see them as cartographers and guides.”
“You need to mentally . If it’s green, it’s actually a little more yellow.” Fossilised beetle colours preserved after millions of years.
How a Helped to Eradicate Smallpox
“There’s a lot to loathe about climate change. But if after reaching Antarctica, it’s O.K. to cheer.” No, it’s not. Slap them in their smug faces.
Porcupines and tigers and serpent eagles, oh my. in the jungle, 1 mth of footage, 5 mins of edited video.
Beat Monkeys at Replicating Shakespeare.
The hunt is on for BBC’s competition
The last by Razib Khan.
Traces of and Number System Discovered on the North Coast of Peru
caught with his pants down
. That is all.
A superb for the Twitter generation
The world’s most . Although I heavily dispute the idea that NYC’s map is more famous than London’s
How in less than 10 seconds
“Full disclosure: I’m because I was asked to by the publisher.. I’m glad I didn’t pay for it”
This is a building that looks like an
An amusing Slate piece about working as a .
Heh. … Al…most… there…
Neal Stephenson’s entire handwritten manuscript for the (inc pen nibs & ink bottles)
“You’re a total .” 30 vetebrate common names potentially useful as insults.
“?” Some unfortunate veterinary X-rays, including a dog that ate a dinosaur
What the RT @NeilWithers: @carlzimmer http://t.co/NGqEnD4q”
Long exposure photos taken from the fronts of
“ has been utterly, profoundly changed thanks to Facebook’s new features.”
The world’s first . Sort of.
George Monbiot , asks all journos to do the same. Hmm. The amount seems completely irrelevant; it’s the source that matters.
“Authors more interested in whether than whether she loves him
What . This continuing treatment of Rebecca Watson is just appalling.
“Shrapnel, Leotard, Maverick, Boycott and Cardigan and other
“The more to understand, and convey, the process of science as well as the findings, the better off everyone will be.” – Andy Revkin on finding reliable source in an age of too much info.
, but what’s it like to write for them?
“Copy. You’re being hit with a green laser.” Wow, it’s really not a good idea to point a
Megan Garber: Google News is treating as a vector of trust
A network , by Paul Bradshaw
“” – a tool that lets you automate the internet.
“From religion to trend and from trend to infrastructure.” On and the Internet as a disruptor.
How do view fact-checking by science writers? With a and another , with a long discussion in which I have chipped.
(1) horrors of pre-anesthetic surgery
(2) Jennifer Ouellette and Sean Carroll
(3) cloning extinct animals
(4) brief history of the brain
(6) What happens when a slinky falls
(7) reverse-engineer a dinosaur
(8) Paper-based diagnostic tests
(9) DNA in its dirt
(10) Japanese-style paintings
(11) crap he-said-she-said journalism
(12) reconstructing what people see from their brain activity
(13) searching questions to
(14) profile of Felisa Wolfe-Simon
(15) neglects its journalistic duty by leaving out key details
(16) airbrushing history entirely
(17) 2011 IgNobel Prizes
(18) Baby sharks
(19) innovative word of animal prosthetics
(20) follow-up on her blog
(21) Dinosaur Baron of Transylvania
(22) digital cerebellum
(23) The Atlas of the Human Ecosystem
(24) minds of climate deniers
(25) steal at $409,500/
(26) blood of wallabies
(27) faster-than-light neutrinos
(28) funding programme
(29) Goats and cancer
(30) prostate surgical robot
(31) making parrots “drunk”
(32) MRI scanning studies
(33) I am koala
(34) BBC’s dark forces of political correctness
(36) sequence every human genome
(37) measure a kilogram
(38) slave-raiding ants
(40) photosynthesizing leaf
(41) predator avoidance
(42) planet-killing asteroids
(43) functional* plant RNA
(44) Terminal buzz
(47) animal experiments
(48) whole-exome sequencing for $999
(49) translators, or transmitters, of information
(50) redshift the color
(51) Failure With Measles
(52) adventurers sip champagne
(53) 10 video camera traps
(54) Dawkins’ Weasels
(55) Amateur Scientist of the year
(56) 100,000 years in human history
(57) a Lost Language
(58) Hummingbird smuggler
(59) Sleeping baby pandas
(60) warning sign
(61) interesting subway maps
(62) to peel a head of garlic
(63) River dolphin fetus
(64) reviewing this book
(65) impaled head
(66) fact-checker of Cosmopolitan’s sex tips
(67) Almost there
(68) Baroque Cycle
(69) British Wildlife Photography awards
(70) hairy bush viper
(71) They Ate What
(72) British mean
(73) Tokyo trains
(74) All of life
(75) iPhone 5 review
(76) discloses his salary
(77) he loves her
(78) misogyny looks like
(79) people who became nouns
(80) journalists can do
(81) Reading the Daily Mail is nauseating
(82) laser pointer at the sky
(83) becoming a better writer
(84) news orgs’ willingness to credit others
(85) infrastructure for journalists online
(86) 1821 style.
(87) If This Then That
(88) open access
(90) related piece by Ananyo Bhattacharya
(91) related post from Al Dove
Incoming Post Search Feeds:
ppsspp monster hunter freedom unite tablet
petru aurelian simionescu 2013
futurists physical therapy
latest indian mision mars
Modern marvels regenerative medicine
NASA comet ison update
Dr biochemistry gmail edu
nasa nibiru 10 11 2013
- Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - What makes a good photo? - Video - September 20th, 2014
- ASTRONOMY 110: The Big Bang Theory HD - Video - September 20th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (12 of 12) Aristarchus: Distance to the Sun? - Video - September 20th, 2014
- ESSENTIAL ASTRONOMY 2 / 10: Observing the Universe, Part 1 (720p) - Video - September 20th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (10 of 12) The Phases of the Moon Explained - Video - September 20th, 2014
- Astronomy C12 - 2014-09-04: Seasons; Solar and Lunar Eclipses; Retrograde - Video - September 20th, 2014
- Astronomy C13 - 2014-09-16: The 1st 4 Billion Years of Earths and Lifes - Video - September 20th, 2014
- ESSENTIAL ASTRONOMY 4 / 10: Astrophysics - Mass & Energy (720p) - Video - September 20th, 2014
- ESSENTIAL ASTRONOMY 6 / 10: The Planets, part 2 (720p) - Video - September 20th, 2014
- Astronomy Update: Jupiter's moon has the potential for life - September 20th, 2014
- Hunting the Wild Nutrinos - September 20th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (4 of 12) Why do we have 3 Types of Solar Eclipses? - Video - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (5 of 12) Moon's Shadow and Different Solar Eclipses - Video - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (9 of 12) Difference Between Sidereal & Synodic Month - Video - September 19th, 2014
- ESSENTIAL ASTRONOMY 1 / 10: Ancient Astronomy (720p) - Video - September 19th, 2014
- NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) -July 2014 - Video - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (11 of 12) Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon? - Video - September 19th, 2014
- Winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year revealed - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy presentations planned - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014 Opens - September 19th, 2014
- Stunning Pictures Showcase The Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - September 19th, 2014
- PHOTOS: Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures - September 19th, 2014
- VIDEO: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - September 19th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (21 of 23) Earth's Temperature 12,000 Years Later - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy LIVE! - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (6 of 12) Where Can You See Solar Eclipses? - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy Cast 352: Water Water Everywhere - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy C13 - 2014-09-04: A Biological Census - Lifes Diversity and it - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy C12 - 2014-09-11: Astrology: A testable theory. Your ideas can b - Video - September 18th, 2014
- ASTRONOMY 110: The Big Bang Theory (720p) - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Improvised Astronomy Ep. 5 - Interstellar Space - Video - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy Talk: A Deep View on the Early Universe, Extreme Makeovers and Overweight Galaxies - Video - September 18th, 2014
- William Paterson University Astronomy Professor Jason Kendall Explains Fireball - Video - September 18th, 2014
- University of Alabama astronomy group hosting viewing of nebulae and star clusters - September 18th, 2014
- KU teacher: 'Mind-blowing' discovery invigorates interest in astronomy - September 18th, 2014
- Star viewing event Oct. 4 at Thunderbird Conservation park - September 18th, 2014
- Astronomy in Medieval Europe - Video - September 16th, 2014
- Astronomy The Study of Heavenly Bodies - Video - September 16th, 2014
- Ideas for Citizen Science in Astronomy - September 16th, 2014
- Astronomy Detectives Reveal Origin of Monet's 'Impression' Painting - September 16th, 2014
- Astronomy Sleuths Uncover Monet Painting Origins (Images) - September 16th, 2014
- Russian Bombers Continue Probing U.S. Defenses - September 16th, 2014
- Visually impaired kids can learn astronomy - September 16th, 2014
- The Most Exciting 365 days Ever in Astronomy starts now. Ceres Pluto Mars & more! - Video - September 15th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 3: Motion of the Moon (3 of 12) When Do Solar Eclipses Occur - Video - September 15th, 2014
- Astro SP: "Astronomy" V2 (SND) by Angxl SP - Video - September 15th, 2014
- ASTRONOMY 110: Black Holes (720p) - Video - September 15th, 2014
- A new director for the all-sky astronomers - September 15th, 2014
- Astronomy Cast Ep. 352: Water, Water Everywhere! - September 15th, 2014
- Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy to be opened with 'a big bang' - September 15th, 2014
- Will the God particle destroy the world? - September 15th, 2014
- Hackable User Interfaces and The Future of Data Analysis in Astronomy - Video - September 14th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (22 of 23) What Are The Milankovitch Cycles? - Video - September 14th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (23 of 23) How Milankovitch Cycles Affect Weather - Video - September 13th, 2014
- UPS flies past Comet Oukaimeden Image Intensifier Night Vision Astronomy - Video - September 13th, 2014
- Experts say northern Lights may be visible tonight - September 13th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (14 of 23) Why Do We Have Seasons? - Video - September 12th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (15 of 23) Why Does the North Star Change? - Video - September 12th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (16 of 23) High Noon at the North Pole - Video - September 12th, 2014
- Orion 9546 Resolux 15x70 Waterproof Astronomy Binoculars - Video - September 12th, 2014
- Astronomy C13 - 2014-09-09: Gravity - Holding the Universe Together - Video - September 12th, 2014
- Kepler's New Astronomy: Office Hours - Video - September 12th, 2014
- Experiment with these back-to-school science apps - September 12th, 2014
- Clayton State University Solar Astronomy 2014 - Video - September 11th, 2014
- Astronomy Cast 352 - Asteroid Adventures - Video - September 11th, 2014
- Ancient Astronomy - Video - September 11th, 2014
- Did a Meteor strike Nicaragua? Pro Astronomy doesn't understand Poverty. - Video - September 11th, 2014
- Moon Shine - Astronomy in New York - Video - September 10th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (10 of 23) The Constellations - Video - September 10th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (11 of 23) How to Find the Zodiacs - Video - September 10th, 2014
- Astronomy - Ch. 2: Understanding the Night Sky (13 of 23) Why Do We Have Seasons? - Video - September 10th, 2014
- Kepler's New Astronomy: Part IV (2/4) - Video - September 10th, 2014
- Astronomy - Star Gazing in Northern New Jersey - September 10th, 2014
- RVCC Planetarium to celebrate Astronomy Day with family activities in Branchburg - September 10th, 2014
- Researcher gets $1.2 million to develop system to predict solar cycles - September 10th, 2014
- Public invited to astronomy event in Alexander County - September 10th, 2014
- Astronomy Mastery - Video - September 9th, 2014
- North Jersey Astronomical Group | North Jersey ... - September 9th, 2014