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  • Michael Pollan's *Food Rules* famously advises not eating anything with an ingredient a 3rd grader can't pronounce. The rule is more about eating closer t...
    1 hour ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • From physicist Peter Woit's blog comes a link to a PDF document containing a transcript of the bizarre scribblings that John Nash used to leave at night on...
    1 hour ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • The honours undergraduate has finished her work on the toxin/antitoxin genes, and has submitted and successfully defended an extraordinarily good thesis. ...
    1 hour ago from RRResearch
  • *GOLD! GOLD! GOLD!* found in the Klondike river in the Yukon territory, Alaska. The news spread like wildfire, fueling the last great gold-rush of the Unit...
    3 hours ago from History of Geology
  • Just this figure. Fig 2. Percentage of American adolescents endorsing “none” for religious affiliation, 1966–2014. From Twenge et al. (2015) Generational...
    20 hours ago from Pleiotropy
  • *North American deer mouse *Peromyscus maniculatus*, copyright J. N. Stuart.* *Belongs within:* *Peromyscus*. The North American deer mouse *Peromyscus m...
    21 hours ago from Variety of Life
  • TPP finds this really, truly, deeply depressing news. Fewer students are taking botany classes and herbaria are shuttering their doors. What this means is...
    1 day ago from The Phytophactor
  • *Female *Sympiesis*, copyright Lyle J. Buss.* We often imagine that parasites select their hosts largely on the basis of type: one parasite prefers caterp...
    1 day ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • Imagine the world millions of years ago. Covered in plants and dominated by dinosaurs. Mosses were a critical component of the lush green background, but ...
    2 days ago from Moss Plants and More
  • I 'belong' to a 'Creation Evolution Debate' group on Facebook. I joined this group, not because I think there is a debate, there isn't, but because I wante...
    6 days ago from Angry by Choice
  • @ulaulaman via @MathisintheAir about #AlanTuring on #arXiv Recently *Ian Taylor* has uploaded on arXiv a couple of declassified papers by *Alan Turing* ab...
    1 week ago from Doc Madhattan
  • As spring turns into summer, we spend more time outdoors, exercising, gardening, or just walking around. And for many people, more exercise means knee pai...
    1 week ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • I've been away for a bit, but am interested in trying to get back into the swing of things here so please bear with me. This is a paper from late last yea...
    1 month ago from Chinleana
  • There arose a need for a new tree for a parasitology meeting, so after almost five years, I finally updated the tree of eukaryotes. There are still things ...
    2 months ago from Skeptic Wonder
  • Hi guys, I've set-up a new science/education blog called* Science Bitez *so I'll be blogging from there from now on! Here's my first Science Bitez post: On ...
    3 months ago from The View from a Microbiologist
  • Eight years ago, I had finished my first year of graduate school in math, and I was at a loss as to what to research. My original focus, differential geom...
    7 months ago from PLEKTIX
  • A number of non-native English speakers get "Singaporean" as the top guess for their native language. You can actually see that by playing around in our di...
    11 months ago from Games with Words
  • Moving house again… Well almost, moving addresses anyway. It wasn’t that long ago I moved from Disease of the Week to here at Disease Prone to take advanta...
    3 years ago from Disease Prone

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