- Protein Synthesis: An Epic on the Cellular Level
RPM says this is the greatest educational film of all time, but it may be the greatest film of all time, period. Take the half-hour to download the whole darn thing, and your life will be transformed.
- The Royal Society’s Aventis Prizes for Science Books
David Bodanis’ Electric Universe: How Electricity Switched on the Modern World has won the Aventis Prize. Rock on, David.
- What can you remember in a glimpse?
Now that Casual Fridays are hibernating, you’ll need to get your cog sci test fix with posts like this one on how we retain objects in visual working memory.
- Dembski’s Apology: Moving Forward
A brief *scandal* broke out when ID advocate William Dembski falsely accused biologist Kevin Padian of racism. Dembski has retracted and apologized, and here Padian closes the conversation.
- Sharing Experience - Scotland’s Ageing Population
Woah…you can upload a picture of yourself and see how you’ll look when you’re 70. If you’re a smoker, the result won’t be pretty.
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Originally published May 16, 2006