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Archives for April, 2008

For your weekly viewing pleasure, here are the plus-size versions of this week’s channel photos. (Have a photo you’d like to send in? Email it to photos@scienceblogs.com, or assign the tag “sbhomepage” to one of your photos on Flickr. Note: be sure to assign your photo an “attribution only” or “share and share alike” Creative…

What’s buzzing this week in science and science-blog news in Europe? Wonder no more: it’s this week’s top stories from our partner site, ScienceBlogs.de: Bovine New World? A team of scientists from Newcastle, England has succeeded in creating hybrid embryos from bovine ova and human nuclei from skin cells (something PZ Myers at scienceblogs.com has…

Are You in a Book Club?

About six months ago, I started a book club with a bunch of my girl friends. So far, we’ve only read three books. But despite the infrequency of our meetings, the club has been both fun and intellectually fulfilling. Anyway, the whole experience got me thinking about the popularity of book clubs. The Association of…

Yep, you’ve seen these photos before on our channel pages- but have you seen them THIS BIG? (Have a photo you’d like to send in? Email it to photos@scienceblogs.com, or assign the tag “sbhomepage” to one of your photos on Flickr. Note: be sure to assign your photo an “attribution only” or “share and share…

The latest issue of Seed features nine visionary thinkers whose work straddles the line between science and design. One is a “material ecologist” whose architectural designs, like a wax building skin that responds to wind and temperature, mimic natural materials. Another pair of graphic designers analyze massive amounts of data from seemingly mundane sources to…

It’s this week’s top stories from our partner site, ScienceBlogs.de: German Communications Prof Observes U.S. Elections Miriam Meckel, Professor for Media and Communications Management at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, is touring the States on an Eisenhower Fellowship and sharing her insights into U.S. political campaigning on ScienceBlogs.de, on a guest blog called…