Blogroll Picks


Here are some interesting posts from bloggers in my Blogroll:

1. Counter Minds tackles the question "why do people have different blood types?"

2. Bio Job Blog writes about being involved in the creation of a new science-oriented social networking site called "The BioCrowd".

3. The Gist writes about scientists' efforts to study the melting of Greenland's massive ice cap.

4. Bio-Typing discusses about the portrayal of leprosy in the film "The Motorcycle Diaries"

(Image: Sarah Das/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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