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Author's Note: The following originally appeared at archy.The anti-Darwin industry among fundamentalist Christians has produced thousands of pages of misinformation in their attempt to tar and feather the theory of evolution...
This year we are expanding our Health/Medicine track of sessions as well - from the usual one session to five! See: The special perils--and pleasures--of medical blogging (discussion): Paul Raeburn and Maia Szalavitz When Charlie Sheen spread his psyche across the web, Drew Pinsky and many others had no problem diagnosing him—a person they’d never met...
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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!...
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...
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.
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!...
[caption id="attachment_290" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="Rattus rattus, via alexfiles on Flickr (click image)"][/caption] It seems that everywhere you find a group of humans, you'll find a clan of rats hiding in the shadows...
The Japanese government is searching for new ways to clean up the mess created by the reactor meltdowns earlier this year at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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 ...
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