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Usually, I’m kind of a hermit, but I heard there would be Bacon and so, I’m going to leave the house next Weds, night and attend a science blogging event at the University of Washington. I think it will be fun. Not only will there be Bacon, there will be pizza and other bloggers, who…

The NIH has some extra money to fund summer research for students and teachers. Check it out!

The 2009 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Environmental Microbiology at UNLV is now accepting applications. This NSF supported program provides undergraduates with an opportunity to perform independent research under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

Is ready for reading at Submitted to a Candid World. I never thought I’d see the day when a Tangled Bank host would compare PZ Meyers to John McCain, but I admit, it was tastefully done.

This First Annual Conference for New Jersey Biotechnology Educators will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4th at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. I’m excited about attending this conference, not only because of the biotechnology part, but because I’ve reading Sarah Vowel’s book Assassination vacation and I’m looking forward to seeing the last…

Dave, Maria, Grrl, and I will all be at Ozzie’s in Lower Queen Anne on Saturday afternoon. I’ve never met the other three bloggers but after checking out Maria’s wedding pictures and the liquid nitrogen, I’m really looking forward to this. We’ll be upstairs in the mezzanine and we’ll have a ScienceBlogs poster. Relevant details:…

Okay, occasional readers, friends, and former students, the date is official. I walked over to Ozzie’s, chatted with one of the waitresses (a Garfield grad, no less!), talked with a manager on the phone, and we’re on for the party. You can find us on Saturday, Sept. 27th at 4 pm in the upstairs mezzanine…

if you take this survey. Wanna change the world? Make it possible for everyone to talk about science in a normal conversation? Do you have ideas for improving science literacy? Seed is interested in your ideas. Answer the survey and share your thoughts. And I’ve seen the MacBook Air. It’s beautiful. UPDATE: if you had…

If you haven’t, then hustle over to Mendel’s Garden for a wonderful story about the monk and his life as a scientist, check out Gene Genie for best drawing of Craig Venter that I’ve ever seen; and if you’re into computers, take a good long look at the lightning edition of Bio::blogs. I’ve visited them…

What’s the connection? (image from Newton TAB blog) I have to admit, I don’t know. But, I do know where you can find out. Dr. Gerard Cangelosi, from the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, will be speaking about tuberculosis, godzilla, and XDR-TB, Monday night, 7 pm at the Pub at Ravenna Third Place as part of…