The wise nap.

25 February 2010 grant b 0

UC Berkley has me hankering for some shut-eye… for my brain’s sake: In the recent UC Berkeley sleep study, 39 healthy young adults were divided […]

Life is dangerous.

24 February 2010 grant b 0

NPR has introduced me to the Medea Principle; just as the Gaia Principle states that a planet can be thought of as a single living […]

SONG: Staring

23 February 2010 grant b 0

SONG: “Staring” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Body of Sea Urchin is One Big Eye,” LiveScience , 28 Dec […]


22 February 2010 grant b 0

The Wall Street Journal reveals the lengths to which modern corporations go to make hot soup seem even homier: Campbell began dissecting its condensed-soup marketing […]

Eldest alphabet.

19 February 2010 grant b 0

New Scientist takes a closer look at the squiggly bits around some famous cave paintings – shapes that might just be some of the world’s […]

Mosquito nose transplants.

18 February 2010 grant b 0

So Science Daily says – and they don’t seem to be making this up – that scientists are stopping malaria by transplanting mosquitoes’ noses into […]

Hot, Heavy Matter.

17 February 2010 grant b 0

Science News reports on the hottest, heaviest science ever to come out of a research lab: Talk about hot and heavy. Scientists have taken the […]

Auroch returns.

12 February 2010 grant b 0

The Telegraph hails the promise of herds of elephant-sized cattle returning to Europe’s plains: Now Italian scientists are hoping to use genetic expertise and selective […]

Farewell, Asperger’s!

11 February 2010 grant b 0

Discover tells me the “nerd syndrome” (or whatever we’re calling it in today’s papers) is no longer listed in the DSM, the “Bible of Psychiatry.” […]