Ologies

Recommended Listening: Ologies Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and some insane stories about what fuels these professional ologists’ obsessions. Hosted by humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward (@alieward). Asking smart ologists not-smart questions about their professional obsessions. Every Tuesday. May be NSFW (Not Safe For Work). Key Links http://www.alieward.com https://art19.com/shows/ologies-fb https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/phonology-linguistics-with-nicole-holliday/id1278815517?i=1000413038821&mt=2 https://twitter.com/Ologies …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Artwork / Cue Yourself Embedded Tweets It's #underratedungulate reveal day so here are more nyala pics for you, this time a comparison between the male and the female 🐃🐐🐫 #scicomm pic.twitter.com/WECtQe8F7H — Matt Davis (@m_davis8802) January 30, 2018 Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Wiki scicomm Planeta.com Science The Value of Communication = El …

DNA

Buzzwords Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid containing the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms. Recommended Listening DNA Barcodes – Earthsky JUNK DNA DNA and Teeth Ancient DNA extraction from bones and teeth DNA used to identify ancient plagues Twitter @DNADigest CRISPR CRISPRcon 2018 https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-crispr-gene-editing/ https://theconversation.com/human-embryo-crispr-advances-science-but-lets-focus-on-ethics-not-world-firsts-81956 http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-gene-editing-humans-policy-20170804-story.html …

South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference #SANRM18

Poster The South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference takes place this week at the University of Adelaide. Motto: Science for policy in a changing world. Hashtag: #SANRM18 Organized by the NRM Research and Innovation Network, the conference is a chance to showcase the NRM science underpinning environmental decision making, policy and management in South …

Light

Buzzwords Light alters its color according to the chemical composition of the matter that emits, reflects or absorbs it. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.light2015.org Recommended Listening James Clerk Maxwell – poet, mathematician and the father of light – Maxwell proposed his theory of electromagnetism. It allows us to enjoy radio, television, mobile phones and more. …

Alexander Von Humboldt

Photo The indefatigable Prussian explorer Alexander Von Humboldt (1769-1859) brought South America to the salons and houses of Europe in the 19th century. He became the greatest figure in the natural sciences of his era. Indeed, in Europe only Napoleon was more famous at the time. Charles Darwin described him as ‘The greatest traveling scientist …

Quark

Buzzwords Quark = any of a number of subatomic particles carrying a fractional electric charge, postulated as building blocks of the hadrons. Quarks have not been directly observed, but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally. Planeta.com Physics #SciComm Proton

Proton

Buzzwords Proton = A stable subatomic particle occurring in all atomic nuclei, with a positive electric charge equal in magnitude to that of an electron, but of opposite sign. Planeta.com Physics #SciComm https://planeta.com/quark

Biology

Photo Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/biology Planeta.com January 25 is Biologists’ Day in México (Día del Biólogo) Science