What’s in Your Grandma’s Candy Dish? Interview with a Citizen Scientist Outfitted with a portable, USB-powered Geiger counter and UV flashlight, Conrad Knauer spelunks for signs of clicks inside antique shops,
If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening …
You might not understand the measurements that
Remember when doors did not open automatically?
Hug a tree and what do you get? Splinters from the bark? A happy feeling? Maybe!
batteryPOP – the online kids’ video spot has just published their interview with Maria Laskar, the creator of Professor Blue. Kindly click your mouse here to read about her adventures with turtles, tortoises, and, what’s this, the Soviet Union???
This funny video is not safe for the dishwasher.
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Science illustrated: a story about a scientist and her dog
Maria Laskar, creator of Professor Blue, shows up live on this interview. Plus…
Just like being stuck with your pest of a brother or sister, you can’t get away from water. But you should be glad you can’t. On both accounts.
We know that without bumblebees fruit will not grow on the vine, corn will not grow on the cob, alfalfa won’t feed farm animals, and cotton will not grow into underpants fabric for clothing, right?
Question: Who are they? Here’s a clue: It all starts out with just one of them.
Why, yes, they can. Thanks for asking.
You may be playing with your legos, and then you hear someone use the E word: engineers. What’s an engineer?
Warning! Bad jokes lurk here. This is only a joke. You can check out more from the good people at Interactive Biology.
Not enough gas for the family car? Let’s grow us some biofuels! Scientists are looking to a certain ant from the forest for instruction on how to use bacteria to make biofuel.
Our interview with Cedric Tan, famous for dancing his PhD thesis topic. We featured Cedric earlier here at the bloog because he made a dance out of his graduate studies on fruit flies and … chickens – also known as ‘red jungle fowl’. And it was excellent! He is currently a PhD student at the …
Dogs can sniff out people who get buried in an avalanche. Check out this cool video on how they do it.
It’s winter in much of the world, which means colder weather. Sometimes snow is involved. Snow is what makes me think of hibernating bears. And how when they wake up they’ll be hungry. And that reminded me of this research that found that we humans need predators such as bears, and wolves, cougars mountain lions, …
It really is better than slime. It’s an advertisement but we weren’t paid for it. No one asked us to talk about it. But we sure do love it!
Imagine being able to do a dance to prove that you’d done your social studies, math, english homework. Dance your PhD 2011: Smell mediated response to relatedness of potential mates from Cedric Kai Wei Tan on Vimeo.