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Science Book Lovers’ Meme

tags: blogosphere, meme, science books meme Here is a meme that I was tagged with recently by the good peeps at Science on Tap. The author writes; Imagine: YOU are asked to assign a half-dozen-or-so books as required reading for ALL science majors at a college as part of their 4-year degree; NOT technical or…

How to Fossilize Your Hamster

tags: How to Fossilize Your Hamster, scientific experiments, Mick O’Hare, book review I sometimes think that I disappoint random strangers after they find out that I am a scientist because I am not engaging in a variety of odd experiments over coffee or beer. It’s true that I enjoy answering people’s questions, but I only…

Notable Science Books of 2007?

I was browsing the NYTimes list of the 100 notable books of 2007 and was surprised to note that only one science book is included on that list! This is even more amazing when you realize that Natalie Angier, who wrote The Canon (a book that I reviewed but didn’t like), was not even included…