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Today, we move to our new home at Discover Blogs: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/intersection While we have immensely enjoyed being a part of Scienceblogs, we’ve decided together that it is time to move on. Our tremendous thanks go out to Seed for hosting The Intersection since 2006 where we’ve been honored to share the network with such an…

Every now and then we plan something big and today’s no exception so check back this afternoon…

Happy Valentine’s Day

Thanks so much to everyone for thoughtful emails and comments. I’m back home and reading them has definitely been helping with recovery Chris and I also want to wish our readers a very happy Valentine’s Day…

Folks, it has been a really rough time for Sheril–she may or may not tell the full story herself, but suffice it to say that she has been hospitalized for several days and has only recently been allowed to come home, and this unfortunate turn of events has prevented her from attending the AAAS meeting…

This is a post simply to ask for comment on my last three (here, here, here) as a kind of genre exercise. Each post has been about my new foray into studying the history of science here at Princeton and testing out what it’s like to be a student again. (The most insane kind of…

A Note From Sheril

I’m posting this on Sheril’s behalf, as she is in the hospital right now: Dear readers and friends in and out of the blogosphere, I am extremely appreciative for so many emails during the past week. Thanks for offering your guestrooms, travel recommendations, and road trip advice. Thank you for invitations to speak at universities…

On The Road

By the time this post publishes, I’ll be on the open road somewhere between the Atlantic and Pacific.  I’m leaving NC a couple months to circle the states for meetings, talks, and some fun along the way.  Stopping soon at UT Austin before heading west to USC where I’m looking forward to catching up with…

While Chris is overhead somewhere flying to New York, I want to remind readers to tune in and watch him on The Colbert Report tonight!  He’ll be discussing the ‘war on science‘ and how the Obama administration can fix it.  And for those who just can’t wait until then, here’s Chris on The Daily Show…

In two days, my favorite co-blogger will be appearing on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report to discuss the ‘war on science‘ and how the Obama administration can fix it. With the nation abuzz over the stimulus package, melting ice shelves, and new cabinet appointments, it’s a timely subject, no? Chris has already shared some ideas…

Unscientific America Described

Lots of folks have been asking us about our forthcoming book, Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future and we’re happy to report that the product description is finally available at Amazon: Climate change, the energy crisis, nuclear proliferation–many of the most urgent problems of twenty-first century require scientific solutions. And yet Americans are…