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Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: The Science of Story Telling, Paul Nurse, genetics, family history, narrative, streaming video This video is a fascinating look at Paul Nurse’s personal history .. Nurse, who is a biochemist, Knight, 2001 Nobel Prize Winner and President of Rockefeller University in NYC, reveals how, after 58 years, he finally learned the truth of his…

The Snoring Bird

tags: The Snoring Bird, Bernd Heinrich, book review, birds, ornithology, biography, science I remember that I felt very cold when I read Bernd Heinrich’s book, Ravens in Winter, even though it was a hot summer day. That was the first of Heinrich’s books that I read, but it definitely wasn’t the last. I just finished…