Pure Pedantry is a great blog. Jake writes some cool neuroscience stuff, and an occasional political post I disagree with (but not enough to start a blogwar). Kara Contreary has recently retired (though we'll see how long that lasts!) so Jake has been all alone and wondering what to do. Of…
(Fresh water rotifer feeding among debris (200x). First prize 2001, Harold Taylor - Kensworth, UK)
Now in it's 34th year, this microscopy competition is one of the most popular around. This year the general public is invited to vote for the winner. Click here for more details.
Like Nikon, microscopes manufacturer Olympus has a yearly microscopy photo competition, this years winners are up.
First place: Dr. Jan Michels
Christian-Albrechts-University, Institute of Zoology
Specimen: Daphnia atkinsoni (Water Flea)
Technique: Confocal laser scanning microscopy…
There are 85 days until the Science Blogging Conference. The wiki is looking good, the Program is shaping up nicely, and there is more and more blog and media coverage already. There are already 106 registered participants and if you do not register soon, it may be too late once you decide to do…