Category Archives: Science

Dead Stuff

Since viewing a Discovery channel’s documentary on the latest findings with King Tut, I’ve had a serious fascination with dead stuff. It is telling that much can be gleaned from the tissues and bones of dead people. In addition, it seems that young Tut wasn’t … Continue reading

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USFWS Plan to Delist Gray Wolf – Unsound Science

Due to public outcry and the scientific controversy surrounding the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) proposal to remove the Gray Wolf from the endangered species (ESA) list, the Service commissioned the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) … Continue reading

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The Eukaryote in All of Us

Ed Yong is an award winning British science writer, journalist and blogger who gets to the heart of discussions on the most important ideas in science today. His recent article The Unique Merger That Made You (and Ewe, and Yew) … Continue reading

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Mildred Dresselhaus, Carbon in More Ways Than One

Evan McGlinn for The New York Times Natalie Angier of the New York Times wrote an article yesterday about Dr Dresselhaus, her life and her contributions to the science of carbon. Yes Carbon; C, 12C, 13C, 14C, Nano C, …etc.. I … Continue reading

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2009 Nobel prize for Medicine – Very significant discovery made by 2 Gals and a Guy

Telomeres and Telemerase; the discoverers I know this is an older story however, the discovery of the repair mechanism and process embedded within our DNA is one of the most significant scientific events of this century. The promise of affecting the … Continue reading

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