I wanna be, where the cool nerds are I wanna see, wanna see cosplaying Walking around with those (what’s that word again?) Oh! Daleks! I’m very excited to say I’ll be heading to Atlanta this year to be on the Dragon Con Science Track for the second time. The first time was a BLAST.
It’s the dead of summer. But science doesn’t stop when the heat index gets over 100! No! Science just tells you to stay hydrated. Coffee will do. Monday July 18 From me, on middle school teachers using Twitter in the classroom. Promises and pifalls. https://t.co/ssd0z4RVFT — Sci Curious (@scicurious) July 18, 2016 From me! When
Happy post July 4th hangover! How do you all feel? It’s ok, it’ll get better. Monday: What IS a science blog really? @FromTheLabBench decided to science the answer. https://t.co/uqnKnyclP7 — Sci Curious (@scicurious) June 27, 2016 They’re simple and cheap. But do tourniquets save lives after mass shootings? https://t.co/8JILG9blVm via @statnews — Sci Curious (@scicurious)
It’s been a while. I would say this is because I’ve been out of coffee, but I’d be lying. What I HAVE been doing? Well first I was at an environmental hands-on course at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. I was hands on and boots in the mud learning about nitrogen cycling in salt marshes.
To start, I got a new science shirt! It’s from Artologica, who does lovely science-themed art, and now you can WEAR IT. Don’t worry, I’ve also got coffee. Coffee: The official sponsor of SCIENCE. Monday: Publishers are worried about Sci-Hub…and everyone is already using it.ow.ly/4njNWl Why aren’t there more scientists? $$ow.ly/4njNYJ With @HopeJahren But note,
…the title of these posts has more than the usual number of dashes. This week: I’m doing a Crowd-funding campaign!! Help me out! Also, some thoughts on a retracted study about microbiomes and obesity. And coffee. Always coffee. Monday: I want to create a sci video series making demos into experiments. But I need your
In which I opine that no, actually, not EVERYONE should be able to explain quantum computing like Trudeau (though that was cool). But first, the essentials: Monday: “I’m tired of logging into Twitter or Facebook just to dodge rape and death threats in response to my articles” ow.ly/4mJlWj Congress is stymieing efforts to combat #zikaow.ly/4mJoSx
Let’s get to it. Monday: Blame the mailman? Less likely than you think, explains @carlzimmerow.ly/10smaJ So excited for this @sci4thepeopleepisode on how the military influenced…our FOOD! ow.ly/10smgu A conversation with @HopeJahren“Science is desperate. It needs to believe itself honorable.” ow.ly/10spjy These heads were built for ramming, and that’s just what they’ll do… @SarahZielinski on sperm
Not so many links this week. Sometimes life gets in the way. And when that happens? You need coffee. That’s better. Now. LINKS Monday: Why won’t the US pay for good public transport? I’m looking at you @wmata ow.ly/10aKTG Mummy genomes reveal just how catastrophic European contact was for New World.ow.ly/10cZFA Even when harassment gets
Today’s post coming at you from the National Science Teacher’s Association conference! Science teachers, man. They blow me away. It’s so wonderful to see how passionate they are about teaching, to overhear them trading awesome teaching ideas and getting more data and research into the classroom. It is just GREAT. I wish I could go