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LTWL 116 book list now online

Here’s the book list for my Spring 2016 UCSD course, LTWL 116, Adolescent Literature:

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LTWL 120 Midterm test now online

The midterm test for LTWL 120 (Tolkien and middle-earth) is now online.

Self-propelled nanobots administer medicine for 1st time ever in living creature

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have for the first time ever used nanobots that have their own micro-motors to successfully dole out medicine inside a living creature–a lab mouse. 228 more words


LTWL 120 Paper Assignments

The midterm and final paper assignments for LTWL 120 (Tolkien and Middle-earth) are now online.

3D Printed Microscopic Robotic Fish

3D Printed Microscopic Robotic Fish


Nano-engineers at University of California,  San Diego have been able to 3D print microscopic robots.  They developed tiny robots shaped like fish.   240 more words

3d Printing University

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California

Many decades ago my mom took us kids down to the courthouse to get the latest polio vaccine. I remember it well because it didn’t involve a needle. 501 more words


LTWL 120 Syllabus and Booklist now online

The syllabus (and booklist) for the winter 2016 class, LTWL 120 (J. R. R. Tolkien and Middle-Earth) is now online. First class begins January 4. Hope to see you there.