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[26 Apr 2011 | 2,186 Comments | ]
Book Review: <i>Long for this World</i>, by Jonathan Weiner

Long for this World is an interesting book about aging for a general audience.

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[26 Apr 2011 | 2,401 Comments | ]
Don’t miss the Weintraub Symposium!

The Weintraub Award talks are on Friday May 6th in Pelton.

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[26 Apr 2011 | 2,313 Comments | ]
Science in the news

The Hubble telescope celebrated its 21st anniversary on Easter Sunday with an image of a galactic rose.
Part of compromise to pass US budget results in reduction in science funding, read more in the most comprehensive description in Nature. Exactly how these budgetary changes will work their way down remains to be seen.
It turns out that solar power may not be the environmental answer we had hoped for, as detailed in this recent article in Miller and McCune.
Apparently whales have songs that are picked up by pods in other places, effectively …

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[26 Apr 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Women in Science: a multi-issue series

Among graduate students, at least in the biosciences, the numbers of females is equal, if not greater than, the number of males. Yet no one can deny that there are still proportionally fewer female faculty members.

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[26 Apr 2011 | 2,477 Comments | ]
Neuroscience for All

Many of us in science like to do outreach on the side, when we’re able to find the time. Dr. Chudler has built a career out of devoting time equally to both.