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Archives for July, 2007

Hypotheses leading to more hypotheses (from March 19, 2006 – the Malaria Day):

Neuroethology in Vancouver

Bjoern Brembs is at the ICN meeting and is blogging about the talks he saw. If I went, I would have probably attended a completely different set of talks, e.g., on birdsong, memory in food-caching birds, aggression in crustaceans, strange sensory systems, spatial orientation and animal cognition, but I am certainly glad that Bjoern has…

Tara of Aetiology, after reviewing Danica McKellar’s book “Math Doesn’t Suck”, posted an exclusive blog interview with Danica, which you can (and should) read here.

Why should we still be a ‘stub’?

Yup, there is a Wikipedia page about Scienceblogs.com, but it has practically nothing on it. If you go to the Discussions page, you will see some more. Be a Wikipedian – edit, add, remove and write stuff there. It is ‘bad etiquette’ for us to edit a page about ourselves, so our readers need to…

Science in The Simpsons

Michael Hopkin interviewed Al Jean, the executive producer of The Simpsons show, about math and science, sometimes central, sometimes hidden, in the episodes of everyone’s favourite show…

It is certainly possible. Compared to some people I know, I am definitely not. I have read each of the books once (more than halfway through the 7th – so do not give me spoilers yet!) and I have seen each of the movies once. I enjoy them, but do nothing on top of it:…

Today’s Carnivals

Harry Potter Carnival #51 is up on The Pensieve. I and the Bird #54 is up on The Egret’s Nest Change of Shift: Volume Two, Number Three is up on Musings of a Highly Trained Monkey Grand Rounds, Vol. 3, No 44 are up on A Chronic Dose Carnival of the Green #87 is up…

Details of the Tripoli 6 release.

Laurie Garrett has the whole story (or as whole as anyone has it).

The hole in your head!

Mo is really spoiling us with exciting, well-researched posts from the history of science and medicine (remember the trepination post from a month ago?). And here he does it again: The rise & fall of the prefrontal lobotomy, the most gripping post on science blogs this week. And a Wicked Stepmother is one of the…

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