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The #scio13ID session is here! It was a great session thanks to a brilliant, brave, thoughtful audience. Watch live streaming video from scienceonline at livestream.com
When we were in school, there were certain moments that were considered to be learning dead zones. For us, these were times when a teacher showed a movie, or when other students were presenting their own book reports or science projects that we were not so interested in.
We humans love us some caffeine. The mild stimulant have saved many a student, parent, and hard working adult from nodding over their desks. And it's a natural product of plants like the coffee plant and the tea bush.
Oscar season is over, and it's a shame all those A-List actresses looking to make a dramatic entrance didn't get to see the latest collection of couture dresses from avant-tech designer Hussein Chalayan.
Long known as an event for introducing groundbreaking Web sites and Social networking platforms, this year SXSW featured a few stand outs who provide the infrastructure and a platform that invite and inspire further innovation.
I was on CBS San Francisco affiliate the other day, discussing the contents of my Thursday post about the need to abolish Daylight Saving Time. You can watch the clip here:
Last year, in the inaugural Flame Challenge, Alan Alda and the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University challenged scientists to explain what a flame is to an 11-year-old.
Sci posted a Friday Weird Science yesterday about the mysterious case of disappearing radio transmitters in frogs! Mysterious because there were radio transmitters on the ground...and no sign of a devoured frog.
Welcome to another rich round-up of the best physics stuff on the web this past week. Let's get the shameless self-promotion out of the way quickly, shall we?*Be sure to check out my Slate profile of Caltech chemical engineer Frances Arnold, who figured out how to use "directed evolution" to breed all kinds of exciting new proteins and enzymes.*On Wednesday, I moderated a panel discussion at the Petersen Automotive Museum here in Los Angeles on "How Much Does Math Matter," organized by Zocalo Public Square.
Editor's note (11/7/13): Find the entry point and new posts of Bob Grumman's M@h*(pOet)?ica at http://poeticks.com/ #StorySaturday is a Guest Blog weekend experiment in which we invite people to write about science in a different, unusual format – fiction, science fiction, lablit, personal story, fable, fairy tale, poetry, or comic strip.
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