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SfN Neuroblogging: the preliminaries

You all should know by now that I am blogging this year's Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington DC! I'll be getting there on Friday, and staying through Wednesday, and filling my poor tired brain with all the science it can hold!...

November 10, 2011 — Scicurious

Nanoscale Car Built with Four-Wheel Drive

Small cars are in vogue, thanks to rising fuel costs and environmental concerns. But the Fiats and Smart Cars of the world have nothing on the new four-wheeler developed by European researchers.Netherlands-based researchers Tibor Kudernac of Twente University and Nopporn Ruangsupapichat of the University of Groningen and their colleagues have engineered a single molecule with four electric "wheels," depicted here in an artist's conception...

November 9, 2011 — John Matson

Ask Brian Greene Anything-Really


Tonight PBS airs the second of its four part series “Fabric of the Cosmos,” (9 pm ET/PT) based on the bestselling book by Columbia physicist and mathematician Brian Greene.

November 9, 2011 — Anna Kuchment

I’ll be at Society for Neuroscience 2011!

The time has finally come for the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Over 31,000 neuroscientists are going to descend on Washington DC starting this weekend, and your fearless blogger will be one of them!...

November 9, 2011 — Princess Ojiaku

A Shot in the Dark: The Acoustics of Gunfire

Who shot first, Han Solo or Greedo? If you're a diehard Star Wars fan, you know the answer is Han Solo. It's a popular bit of geek trivia, referring to a classic scene in what is now known as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope ...

November 9, 2011 — Jennifer Ouellette

SfN Neuroblogging: and this is how it goes.

You may have seen that Sci will be BLOGGING the upcoming (yikes! Friday! yikes!) Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC. I'm super excited, and I'm already getting emails from people who would like me to come by their posters...

November 9, 2011 — Scicurious

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