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Archives for February, 2007

My picks from ScienceDaily

Do You Hear What I See? Research Finds Visually Stimulated Activity In Brain’s Hearing Processing Centers: New research pinpoints specific areas in sound processing centers in the brains of macaque monkeys that shows enhanced activity when the animals watch a video. This study confirms a number of recent findings but contradicts classical thinking, in which…


People find life entirely too time-consuming. Stanislaw J. Lec (1909 – 1966), “Unkempt Thoughts”


The Blogging Curmudgeon Scooter’s Blog Eye On Science Spewing Truth in the face of Lies Interrogating Nature My Spleen and Welcome to It Say it Better Sequitur

Circadian Rhythm Degeneration Syndrome?

OK, it is a premise of a new SF novel. The book description does not look too promising, though I guess I should read it for professional reasons (I put it on my amazon wish-list for now): Last call from Earth -Stage I, Biological Survival (also available for download on Lulu.com). This is what Newswire…

Horowitz still at it….

Trying to push an anti-free-speech bill in Arizona: The Arizona bill, if enacted, could take self-censorship in schools to a new level. “This is yet another bill that is seeking to restrict the free exchange of ideas on campus, and, frankly, this is probably the most extreme form we’ve seen yet,” Fitzgerald said. Unlike its…

Special Scienceblogs Feed

There are now 59 blogs on Seed Scienceblogs network – that is a lot of stuff to read! You may choose to start your day on the Last 24 Hours aggregator (that’s what I do), or you may subscribe to the entire RSS feed for the whole site, or you may have just picked the…

Nursing Blogging of the week

Change of Shift, Vol. 1, No. 18 is up on Protect the Airway

BirdBlogging of the week

I and the bird #43: IATB at the Movies! Up on Earth, Wind & Water

Welcome the newest SciBling

Go say Hello to Rob Knop of Galactic Interactions

My picks from ScienceDaily

Boosting Brain Power — With Chocolate: Eating chocolate could help to sharpen up the mind and give a short-term boost to cognitive skills, a University of Nottingham expert has found. A study led by Professor Ian Macdonald found that consumption of a cocoa drink rich in flavanols — a key ingredient of dark chocolate —…