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Over the course of my life I have gone by many names: Ba Ba (early childhood nickname given to me by a younger sister learning to talk), Beege (my grandma calls me this, I'm never quite sure how to spell it), Bonnie, Red (a camp nickname), BONNIE JEAN MULLER (when my parents were angry at me), Bonnie Muller, Bonnie Swoger, etc.
Thor—Norse god, Marvel superhero, and Hollywood eye candy—presents those of us living in the real world with a few problems. Thor is a "demigod," and any attempt to scientifically explore his otherworldly abilities can be dismissed as such.
Thor—Norse god, Marvel superhero, and Hollywood eye candy—presents those of us living in the real world with a few problems. Thor is a “demigod,” and any attempt to scientifically explore his otherworldly abilities can be dismissed as such.
Orange upperwing (Jodia croceago) © A. Spalding Three moth species have disappeared from the U.K. in the past decade and two thirds of the species that remain have suffered dramatic population crashes according to new research from the organizations Butterfly Conservation and Rothamsted Research.
This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public.
The conversation might have gone something like this:Geologists: "Hey, boss person, we need to order vehicle parts and then destroy them. For science!
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - double catastrophe, Great tits, nuclear energy, Comet Of The Century, Nano-Powder, and more.
- Seth Baum - When global catastrophes collide: The climate engineering double catastrophe - Darren Naish - Great tits: still murderous, rapacious, flesh-rending predators! - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Top 5 reasons why intelligent liberals don’t like nuclear energy - Caleb A.
Back from #scio13, an awesome conference on online science communication in Raleigh, NC. Fingers poised for MOAR blogging! For now, I'll drop some hints for the yet-unsolved Mystery Micrograph from a while ago.
As you probably know, last week was ScienceOnline2013 - I still need to wind down, and catch up, before the regular blogging will resume. For those of you who missed it, you can catch up on coverage on the Scio13 Information Central page, see the media and blog coverage to date, or watch the recordings of morning Converge talks (a number of other recorded sessions will be available at the same link later).
Courtesy of Flickr.com / Qfamily There are nano-sized particles in your food. Does this make you nervous?A new report from an environmental health group, As You Sow, raises concern about nanoparticles in some popular sweets.
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