Archives for October 8, 2011

The Scientist is Dead

The magazine: Biomedical researchers have lost a respected source of information–and science journalists have lost yet another publication for which they can write–with the news that The Scientist will stop publishing immediately. The news comes just after the magazine celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special issue. Wow, that was unexpected. In a totally expected…

And other things…. Episode 31: INTRO: Belinda, Jason, Jack and James. New panelist, James Cooper, TAM 9, Belinda’s Masters studies. ON THE STREET: Martin Pribble at Think Inc. 2011. INTERVIEW: Eugenie Scott. NEWS: Faster-​​than-​​light neutrinos, Blackmores’ pharmacy deal, secularism in the Israel/​Palestine conflict.

Are you Mars-curious?

Curiosity is a new Mars Rover that looks like a UFO when it’s all folded up in its space-pod, but looks like a Transformer when it is deployed. The space travelling robot has been folded up and sealed into its anti-germ container (to avoid letting germs out into the Martian ecosystem, the rover is sterilized…

You know you want to! This is just one of the many project you can help out: My Students: Kids love to find out what’s happening inside them! From their blood to their bones, we study the human body. Our health book is a good resource for students, but having a model for them to…

The Carnival of Evolution

is … here, at Kevin Zelnio’s blog at Scientific American. Go read it, click on stuff, and pass it around!