Ever wonder what science sounds like? Scientists are exploring new ways of representing data through music. Here’s a recent sampling of science, musically-sonified.
Prop37 makes the case that consumers have a right to know if their foods contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Voters also have a right to accurate science behind GMOs.
For this week’s Worldwide Wednesday post, here are some links with helpful advice for graduate students of all scientific stripes and stages.
In a week when headlines were dominated by autism, here were my favorite reads that offered some balance and insight
It seems like every week the news runs a story, based on some new study, that either touts the health benefits or demonizes the hazards of a particular food. One […]
At the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Caster Semenya had the honor of carrying South Africa’s flag. This week, she makes her Olympic debut (qualifier preliminary heat spoiler alert) representing her country in […]
The responsibility of a science writer, aside from, you know, communicating science, is to call out bullcrap when they see it, whether it be bad science or bad science journalism. This is what Ed Yong did last week in his takedown of the media’s continuing characterization of oxytocin as the “moral molecule.“
Defending Aquaman This morning, Andrew Thaler (@SFriedScientist) over at Southern Fried Science posted a scathing, and some might say scurrilous, “science-based” attack on our beloved Aquaman. Not surprisingly, comic geeks have […]
It’s a question familiar to every PhD student, ranking up there with “When will you finish?”, and if you’re lucky enough to be in biology: “Are you working on a […]
What is color? If you’ve ever wondered if colors were really out there in nature or if they only existed in our minds then listen to last month’s Radiolab episode […]