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Archives for June, 2008

It’s the second daily dispatch from the 58th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings by Beatrice Lugger, Managing Editor of ScienceBlogs.de. Previous entry here. International Dialogue They come from all over the world to join this meeting and to communicate with each other. And what happens? They stare at their computers, read emails and Skype. But good…

In this post: the large versions of the Life Science and Physical Science channel photos, comments from readers, and the best posts of the week. Life Science. From Flickr, by angela7dreams

Lindau: Marketplace for the Sciences

From June 29th through July 4th, 25 Nobel laureates and over 550 young scientists from all over the world are gathering in Lindau, Germany, at the 58th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. This year’s meeting is dedicated to physics. Beatrice Lugger, managing editor of ScienceBlogs.de, is in Lindau and will be sending her impressions of the…

In this post: the large version of the Medicine & Health, Brain & Behavior and Technology channel photos, comments from readers, and the best posts of the week. Medicine & Health. From Flickr, by Vox Efx

In this post: the large versions of the Education & Careers and Politics channel photos, comments from readers, and the best posts of the week. Education & Careers. From Flickr, by arquera

These are the stories that defined the past week at our European partner site, ScienceBlogs.de: European Soccer Games Not surprisingly, the 2008 European Football Championship is still topic number one in Europe. The ScienceBloggers are always on the lookout for new scientific studies about soccer. For instance, Frank Abel writes about finding that the temperature…

In this post: the large versions of the Environment and Humanities & Social Science channel photos, comments from readers, and the best posts of the week! Environment. A near perfect reflection in Squaw Valley, California. From Flickr, by jurvetson

In this post: the large versions of the Life Science and Physical Science channel photos, comments from readers, and the best posts of the week! Life Science. Baby birds awaiting a meal. From Flickr, by SuperFantastic

Alice Pawley is a woman in a man’s world, but that’s not going to be the case for long if she has anything to do with it. As an assistant professor of engineering education at Purdue University, she knows firsthand the barriers facing women in the hard sciences, so it was only natural for her…

In this post: the large version of the Technology channel photo, comments from readers, and the best posts of the week! Edison mimeograph and electric pen. From the Edison National Historic Site, courtesy of the U.S. Department of the Interior