Raised to rule.

29 September 2009 grant b 0

Your kids giving you lip?? Watch out, warns PhysOrg. Those are the ones who’re going to be in charge some day: Good parenting may better […]

SONG: Up, Up, Upsub 1

27 September 2009 grant b 0

SONG: Up, Up, Upsub1 [Download] . ABSTRACT: So, I wrote that song about New Zealand’s not-so-mythical giant eagle, (Harpagornis moorei), but I wasn’t really satisfied […]

Water on the Moon

25 September 2009 grant b 0

SPACE.com says we’re ready to set up shop on Luna, now that we’ve found reserves of water up there: While scientists continued to suspect that […]

SONG: Up, Up, Up

23 September 2009 grant b 1

SONG: “Up, Up, Up.” [Download] (To download, double right click and “Save Target As…”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Maori legend of man-eating bird is true”, from […]

Unclean! UNCLEAN!

21 September 2009 grant b 0

New Scientist‘s microbiological reporting really makes you scared to ever go in the shower again: “Run your shower for a minute or so before you […]

We can see electrons.

18 September 2009 grant b 0

Or, well, their valences, which is as good as it gets without Heisenberg getting in the way. Yeah, the Corante Pipeline has a post describing […]

One-way ticket to Mars.

17 September 2009 grant b 0

That’s the trick. That’s how this guy in South Africa’s Mail & Guardian (and elsewhere) says we’ll do it. We’ll be able to send people […]

Bats in daylight.

16 September 2009 grant b 0

This may just be a behavioral curiosity, but I can’t help wonder if the devastation from white-nose fungus is playing more havoc than we realize. […]

Behold the roc!

15 September 2009 grant b 1

Or at least a very, very big, mythical bird… that turned out to be real: “It was certainly capable of swooping down and taking a […]

Undoing antibiotic resistance.

14 September 2009 grant b 0

The Antipodean ABC Science News has hopeful news about antibiotic resistant superbugs. They might have an Achilles heel after all: Researchers at New York University […]