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Follow Up

A while ago I (among 1576 other researchers!) filled in a survey for Nature, about my experience around reproducing/replicating scientific research. A little while after that again, I got an email from… 860 more words

Unsolicited Advice

Talking headlines: Anne Glover

Professor Dame Anne Glover is Vice Principal for External Affairs and Dean for Europe at the University of Aberdeen. She served as Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission (2012-2014) and as Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland (2006-2012); this year Prof. 519 more words

Science Reporting

Nano Keeps on Slipping, Slipping...

So much has been written about Nanotyrannus, a catch-up article is hardly necessary. Indeed, many have been written, some published. The history of the name, and of the specimen that underlies it, is well-known. 2,254 more words


Links - March 16, 2016

Russia is partially withdrawing its troops from Syria. It will maintain its naval and air bases there but will remove some unspecified amount of troops and equipment. 255 more words


Now Listening To: The Cure for Everything (Science for the People)

This is one of my all time favorite podcasts. Here’s what the abstract says:

This week, we’re looking at what the evidence has to say about common claims about diet, exercise, weight loss and other hot health topics.

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Links - January 28, 2016

Photos from inside the Chernobyl reactor building! Small correction: “Chornobyl” is the spelling preferred by Ukrainians, not just a transliteration artifact. Top photo from here.  186 more words


Azendohsaurus - Former Dinosaur - Recieves Makeover

There’s no shortage of fossil archosaurs now named solely from teeth, or partial jaw bones but diagnosed or described primarily on teeth. Last I checked, this number was well over 150. 2,195 more words