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Now we come to the IgNobel prize in physiology, though this study isn't really what you'd associate with physiology. It's more what you associate with behavior.
The application deadline for the University of Southern California's inaugural science themed film competition is fast approaching - October 8 to apply, and January 11 for final submissions.
When I took botany and taxonomy of vascular plants in college, we spent many an hour poring over specimens under dissecting microscopes pulled with tweezers from smelly jars of preserving liquid.
This post was originally written in 2006 and re-posted a few times, including in 2010. As you may know, I have been teaching BIO101 (and also the BIO102 Lab) to non-traditional students in an adult education program for about twelve years now.
For the IgNobel prize in Psychology this year, we have Karl Teigen, a researcher in the Netherlands (EDIT: sorry, he's from Norway) who decided to ask the age old question: (I can only assume that when this paper gets publicity, Teigen gets REALLY sick of this song)"You must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh..."But IS a sigh just a sigh?
I posted 10 times in September. That is, on A Blog Around The Clock only (not counting the posts on The Network Central, The SA Incubator, Video of the Week, Image of the Week, or editing Guest Blog and Expeditions).
Native arsenic, by Aram Dulyan at Wikimedia Commons. Over the past year or so I have been diligently collecting all the links related to the (in)famous #arseniclife affair at my old blog.
Have a great weekend. And here is something to read while resting: - Scicurious - The 2011 IgNobel Prizes, now with Real Time Storify!! and IgNobel Prize WINNER: The beetle and the beer bottle, a tragic love story.
As the anthology of the best writing on science blogs is now under a new publisher with a different production routine, we will have to close the submission period on Monday, October 3rd at 9am EDT.
Today's IgNobel prize in Chemistry goes to, not a scientific publication, but a PATENT application. A patent application for a new kind of safety alarm.A safety alarm involving WASABI.
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