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Archives for February, 2009

In Boston. Are you?

I’ll be in Boston in about 10 days from now. On March 8th, I’ll go to the Science Cafe – the website is not updated yet so I don’t know what the topic is yet, but it’s going to be fun for sure: science+pizza+beer, who can ask for more? So, if you come to that,…

Nature: It’s good to blog

In today’s Nature you can read an editorial that says, right there in the title, It’s good to blog: Is blogging a part of science, journalism or public discourse? In fact it may be all of these — an ambiguity that can sometimes leave scientists feeling uncertain about the rules of the game. ———————- The…

My picks from ScienceDaily

Clock Quotes

Doctor Legsandbrains: “Apart from being a complete failure, the experiment was a great success”. – Phillip Jose Farmer (January 26, 1918 – February 25, 2009, R.I.P.), from “Only Who Can Make a Tree?” in “Book of Phillip Jose Farmer”, 1971.

Seed Design Series – Open Source Snobs

Seed Magazine has posted a bunch of very interesting videos of talks bringing together the worlds of architecture, design and science. Just check the menu on the bottom right of the Seed Design Series homepage. Here is the one I liked first: Jessica Banks & Ayah Bdeir: Open Source Snobs The duo from OpenLab at…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 19 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own picks…

My picks from ScienceDaily

Clock Quotes

Nature has separated parents and children by an almost impassable barrier of time; the mind and the heart are in quite a different state at fifteen and forty. – Sara Coleridge

Meetings I’d like to go to….Part VI

Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellows Program: Around the world, visionary change agents are hard at work incubating new approaches to the planet’s toughest challenges. Yet they’re often doing so without taking advantage of the latest tools and thinking in technology, communications and innovation – or a network of experts, peers, and supporters who can help them…

The Malaria Song

Jennifer, one of Miss Baker’s students, wrote a blog post about Malaria and, for that occasion, she also wrote and composed a song, then she filmed herself singing it and posted the video on YouTube: Not your grandparents’ Biology class….