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Consensus on Consensus

Originally published in Corporate Knights Magazine

In 1998 and 1999, American scientists Michael Mann, Raymond Bradley and Malcolm Hughes published two papers that reconstructed the average temperatures of the northern hemisphere back to the year 1000. 1,471 more words

Soft Science

New State | New Chapter

My passion and drive are two things that never diminish.

2016 has been quite the roller coaster to say the least, but I finally feel like it’s turning around for the better. 637 more words


Noteworthy: "Brilliant Botany" Youtube Series

Launched in 2011, Brilliant Botany began as a blog created by Claire Hopkins while studying Plant Science and English as an undergraduate. Initially a platform for Claire to share her contagious enthusiasm for all things plant science, the platform has since blossomed into an all-around plant education brand with its own Next Generation Science Standards compliant… 376 more words


4th USA Science & Engineering Festival Highlights Citizen Science

Video: Google Hangout recording at the USA Science & Engineering Festival of citizen scientist experts from across the country discussing how mobile technology can assist the growth of citizen science… 604 more words

Commons Lab

Court tosses Kansas case -- Nutballs said science education lacked religion

A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss a case brought in Kansas by a religiously-minded group of parents and students.

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The birds and the bees and the flowers? The not-so-secret sex life of plants

It’s springtime, so those of us with allergies might have noticed plants getting all animal planet with our sinuses. Seems most plants are pretty lose with their pollen, but when it comes to procreation, they’re very particular. 563 more words


The end of exploration

Here’s quite an effective parent’s polemic about the soul-destroying obsession with testing in English schools from Zoe Williams in the Guardian today. Hang on, I seem to remember writing something in similar vein for the same paper, long ago. 792 more words