Archive for January 2012
Yesterday on Twitter, Sarah Kavassalis pointed me in the direction of a paper that seemed to befuddle her. Published last month in the journal Life by Case Western’s Erik D. Andrulis, “Theory of the Origin, Evolution, and Nature of Life” purports to solve “the puzzle of the origin and evolution of cellular life in the universe.”
The paper is 105 pages, which includes a whopping 800 references. It depends heavily on the gyre: Read the rest of this entry »
It’s the obvious next step in the distinguished line of scientific inquiry that had author Kayt Sukel orgasm in an MRI by herself and scanned a couple having sex in such a device: German researchers have reported on what happens when a woman gives birth in an MRI.
This afternoon, a college friend of mine asked me for tips on finding organizations for minority scientists. I told her I knew of a few, but decided it would be better to broaden the question to include groups for women scientists, and ask Twitter. As usual, I was overwhelmed with the helpful responses, so I figured I’d capture them here in case anyone wanted them all in one place. They’re in no particular order, and I’ll keep adding/reorganizing as I hear about more: Read the rest of this entry »