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Not too long ago, a friend introduced me to the most adorable viral video ever! My life has not been the same since. Take a look! Since then, my computer wallpaper has been sloths, my avatars in many places are also those absolutely charming creatures as well...
[caption id="attachment_176" align="alignleft" width="279" caption="Stickleback stamp from Faroe Islands. Public Domain, artwork by Astrid Andreasen, 1994."][/caption] What is the first thing you do when you want to find something out these days?...
In this lecture, as well as in the previous one and the next one, I tackle areas of Biology where I am really weak: origin of life, diversity of life, and taxonomy/systematics.
There are some beautiful new pictures on the New Scientist website of the top ten superbug supervillains. Each superbug has a mugshot along with a quick description of why it's so dangerous.Most of the bacterial names have "drug resistant" or "antibiotic resistant" now incorporated in front of the name...
I recently spent three days in Paris on the way home from a conference, becoming just the latest in a long history of visitors to fall in love with the City of Light.
Have a great weekend! - Eric Michael Johnson - Cultural Transmission in Chimpanzees - Adam Frank - Does Cosmology Matter? - Scott Huler - More Power at the Ballpark - Christina Agapakis - What does this smell like?...
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Well, since I hate the relentless (though entirely necessary) nagging of NPR fund drives so much I have refrained from mentioning the Science Bloggers for Students Fund Drive and the microscope sub-drive I'm running (and if you missed it the first time, go check out the cool videos here) since I first announced it...
The honorees stood, backs ramrod straight, facing the audience at the White House. Each was about to receive either the National Medal of Science or the National Medal of Technology and Innovation...
We can see millions of variations in color but we split up the rainbow into just six main colors when trying to describe what we see--red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple.
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