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We’re now in the final week leading up to TetZooCon 2015 – the second-ever Tetrapod Zoology convention. It’s being held at the London Wetland Centre (Barnes, west London) on Saturday 14th November...
We're continuing to live-blog Richard Waitt's excellent tome, In the Path of Destruction. Content note for this edition: There's a lot of human and animal death. Volcanic eruptions are exciting, but incredibly dangerous...
New research suggests that we may be actively penalizing our most creative students.
My thoughts on timeing of Twitter's @BlackBirds & #AskDeRay activity in light of the critiques of Leslie Miley, for engineer for the organization, and the general Diversity environment in Tech and STEM in general...
One tiny (and hungry) Chittenango ovate amber snail that snuck into a university lab has revealed hidden truths about a critically endangered species
Reported in Scientific American , this Week in World War I: November 6, 1915 Thomas Edison invented the Phonograph in 1877: a handy tabletop device that could play music for a small group of listeners...
Our fear of contaminating the Red Planet with Earth microbes is hampering our search for life there
A scientific realist defends his faith against Fire in the Mind, a classic work of postmodern science journalism.
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