As has been obvious over the latter half of 2012, I'm not very active online in blogging anymore. I moved my occupation into real life and conducted a few training workshops in science communication.
When it gets down it, in some biologists' views anyways, it is all about sex. Well, at least for much of the plant and animal kingdoms. Every physiological adaption or morphological innovation comes about because it enabled some ancestors to survive, but becomes a trait of a species or a lineage because it gets passed on down the line of descendants.
[caption id="attachment_659" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Screenshot from TV4's Kalla Fakta"][/caption] Over here in socialist paradise (a.k.a.
With the latest tirade against the Public Broadcast Service (PBS) by republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during the first debate, it is worth to look at a world without PBS through children's eyes.
One of the creeds of the open access movement is that free access to literature aides the transfer of knowledge from wealthier, better funded nations to researchers in developing nations.
[caption id="attachment_609" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="My Pale Ale off my back porch. Pale and caramel malts, loaded with Cascade hops, and fermented with an American Ale strain of Saccharomyces cervisiae."][/caption] If there is one thing I enjoy more than beer, it is more beer.
[caption id="attachment_603" align="alignleft" width="234" caption="Mountainfit cover illustration by Diana Sudyka: http://thetinyaviary.blogspot.com."][/caption] A week before I was moving overseas to Sweden I caught the tailwinds of a retweet on twitter from someone I follow.
I'm Back! Miss me? Thought I had dropped off the face of the Earth? Well, given my blog stat numbers and the internet attention span you probably forgot I existed.
Last week the Story Collider held a 2 year anniversary and stocked it full of I AM SCIENCE stories. Though I was supposed to attend and present, I had to cancel cause we were still settling into our new home in Sweden and the travel costs were approaching astronomical.
In Småland, everything seems to revolve around the forest. Dirt roads make their way into a sea of pines, birches and oaks. Only mildly dotted with small villages every several kilometers.
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