Archives for April 5, 2008


“A fool is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.” -Erasmus Darwin

There is an updated version of this post here: “Is Blood Ever Blue, Science Teachers Want To Know!“ According to one of the leading experts on the human circulatory system, blood flowing through veins is blue. I’m not going to mention any names. All I’ll say is this: A person I know visited a major…

Amazing DNA

Great enunciation in this one:


Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how…