Monthly Archives: December 2009
Phil Plait pointed to another great illustration of the immensity of the universe, this time coming from the Hayden Planetarium, which is part of the American Museum of Natural History, which starts at the Tibetan plateau and accelerates out to … Continue reading
According to the BBC, Israel recently enacted a law that gives priority status to patients seeking an organ transplant if they themselves are organ donors. The main aim of the legislation is to increase donation rates, as there are shortages … Continue reading
In the most recent Bloggingheads.tv diavlog, Razib Khan interviews David Sloan Wilson about his area of expertise, multi-level selection theory.
It’s the first day of December and thus a time to drag out the Advent calendars. The Boston Globe’s Big Picture site decided to repeat a concept from last year’s Christmas season: an Advent calendar that present an image from … Continue reading