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Archives for January, 2008

Many of you have been moved by my Mom’s five-part guest-blogging on Holocaust Children (part I, part II, part III, part IV and part V), so I asked her to let me reproduce here her wartime story, as it appeared in the first volume in the series We Survived published by the Jewish Historical Museum…

Sports Doping at the Planetarium

From SCONC: On Thursday, February 7, SCONCs will migrate to the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center in Chapel Hill. MPSC will open its exhibits to SCONC members for a special viewing at 6:00 p.m. in the NASA Digital Theater, followed by Morehead’s Current Science Forum at 7:00 p.m. in the Banquet Hall. This month’s topic,…

ClockQuotes

I’m most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old. – Alan Alda

Best Education Blogs

Check them out: Who Are the Top Edubloggers? Education Blog List

Today’s Carnivals

Boneyard #12 is up on The Dragon’s Tales Carnival of the Green #112 is up on Evangelical Ecologist

The Science of Baking

From SCONC: Following the smashing success of their previous programs on “The Science of Beer” and “the Science of Chocolate,” the Duke Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, will present “The Science of Baking” On Thursday, January 31, at 4:30 p.m. The featured guests are Emily Buehler, author of Bread Science: The Chemistry…

Karen James, better known online as ‘nunatak’, is part of the team that is trying to build a replica of H.M.S. Beagle in time for next year’s bicenntenial celebration of Charles Darwin’s life and work. Karen is the director of science at The Beagle Project and one of the two Beagle Bloggers. She came to…

Many of you have been moved by my Mom’s five-part guest-blogging on Holocaust Children (part I, part II, part III, part IV and part V), so I asked her to let me reproduce here her wartime story, as it appeared in the first volume in the series We Survived published by the Jewish Historical Museum…

The second annual North Carolina Science Blogging Conference, held January 18 and 19, 2008, was an unqualified success. Find a comprehensive listing of links to the many blog entries and video clips posted before, during and after the conference to learn about the conversations and networking at the conference. Like our inaugural event, this second…

Genetics and Biochemistry of Sleep

Keystone sleep/circadian meeting. Jay Dunlap, Emmanuel Mignot and Amita Seghal are organizing a Keystone meeting on Genetics and Biochemistry of Sleep in Lake Tahoe, March 7-12 (click here to see large):