Gift Guide: CHEMISTRY!

27 November 2008 grant b 0

The glorious MAKE blog has the scientific gift guide of my dreams: chemistry sets and DIY books for garage explosives experts and drug manufacturers. No, […]

The Grave of the Priestess

21 November 2008 grant b 0

LiveScience is calling her a “shaman,” but since the 12,000-year-old grave is in Israel, not Siberia, that’s probably not exactly the right term. But whatever […]

Hollywood, Meet Science.

21 November 2008 grant b 0

New Scientist thrills me with a new push to get the entertainment industry to understand science: The new effort, called the Science and Entertainment Exchange, […]

The Egg. The Egg Came First.

19 November 2008 grant b 0

Canadian paleontologists have answered the old conundrum by closely studying a fossilized dinosaur nest:, via Yahoo! News: …[I]nterpreted literally, the answer to the riddle […]

Of Wind and Fish.

18 November 2008 grant b 0

MSNBC recently reported on an unusual idea – that offshore wind farms would be not only good for creating clean energy, but they’d also boost […]

Rock Will Save The Planet

14 November 2008 grant b 0

OK, it’s a specific kind of rock: Scientists at Columbia University have discovered that a rock found in the Middle East can be used […]

Nature Deficit Disorder?

13 November 2008 grant b 0

Seed contributor Jonah Lehrer posts to Scienceblogs about the brain-boosting effects of a stroll in the woods: Because you can’t help but stop and notice […]