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Science Blogs

I decided recently that I need to be reading in the field that I plan to work in. I have been doing this, for school, research, and pleasure, but usually with books and papers I picked up for specific points. I follow Derek Lowe’s blog with pleasure, and have for years, but it’s unlikely I’ll …

Drosophilia

Drosophilia painting

From lab experiment to artwork: the journey of a humble fruit fly. Today in our last hands-on molecular techniques lab, we were counting flies. But first, we put them to sleep. Not permanently! No, we knocked them out (eventually. Perky little buggers) with an odd-smelling FlyNap, and then we tipped them onto paper and counted …

Eat This While You Read That: Tedd Roberts

In with the traditional novel-length writers, I’ve sprinkled a few folks who are more difficult to stuff into a pigeonhole. This man is certainly not a person you can define with a single role. Or sentence. Renowned scientist, science fiction fan, and author of short stories and numerous science articles related to science fiction topics, …