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Future of Botany and Herbaria

While I’ve addressed how my undergraduate program has converted many potential non-plant biologists into plant biologists, often I hear about how many universities do not support botany programs. 867 more words

Botany

The Quest For Hitler's Lost Treasures

A Dutch detective and Berlin police spent months searching for art commissioned by Hitler that went missing after German reunification. Officials finally recovered the dubious works in raids last week — here’s how they did it.

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Politics

GLAM: Daniel Green talks Makers and Museums

When people ask me to talk about “The Maker Movement”, one of the first things I usually say is that it doesn’t exist.

This might sound a little awkward, considering I’ve been coordinating and producing the Sydney Mini Maker Faire at the Powerhouse Museum (now the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences) since 2013, but I have good reasons for saying this.

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Chocolate and Stamps

So, #33 and #34 on the birthday list.

Some friends and I went to the Chocolate Bar at the Langham Hotel a couple of weeks ago. 413 more words

Birthday List

The Roebling Museum

I had an enjoyable and productive meeting in downtown Brooklyn early this afternoon with the director of the Roebling Museum. As its name indicates, the museum honors the legacy of the family who built the Brooklyn Bridge. 333 more words

Museums