Wake up and smell the content: a good week’s reading starts here.
- “Hurricane-Climate Books”
Two new titles look ahead to the one-year anniversary of Katrina’s wrath.
- “20,000 Year Old Australian Footprints”
The Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area in New South Wales, Australia, turns up traces of ancient humans on the move.
- “Algal Bloom in the Charles River?”
Mike the Mad Biologist thinks he’s observed an algal bloom in Boston’s Charles River. Have any other Bostonians out there noticed this?
- “The Synapse vol 1, issue 4″
Started on ScienceBlogs but drawing entries from throughout the neuroscience blogosphere, The Synapse is a blog carnival for all things mind- and brain-related.
- “Q&A: What is information?”
What is information, and what, if any, is its relationship to “meaning” or “language”? Mark Chu-Carroll breaks it down for you.
- “Is it Psychological or Biological”
A teaching psychiatrist fields a question: psychology and biology are two different things, right?