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Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:40:18 +0000


Amazing longevity of Greenland sharks [Life Lines]

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:40:18 +0000

      A multi-national team of scientists sought to determine the age of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus). These animals grow rather slowly (about 1cm per year) and are the largest fish in the arctic (>500 cm long), but their longevity was not yet known. The team used radiocarbon dating of crystalline proteins found within the nuclei…

Support this Project: Science Wide Open: Children’s Books about Women in Science [Confessions of a Science Librarian]

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:11 +0000

Every once in a while, I’m happy to use this blog to throw my support behind a worthy project. And there’s nothing like children’s science books about women in science! Check out the Kickstarter for Science Wide Open: Children’s Books about Women in Science, and consider joining me in helping this amazing project come to…

Are we looking for aliens in all the wrong ways? (Synopsis) [Starts With A Bang]

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:11:01 +0000

“I know perfectly well that at this moment the whole universe is listening to us, and that every word we say echoes to the remotest star.” -Jean Giraudoux Since the 1930s, humans have been broadcasting radio signals powerful enough to be picked up by a sufficiently advanced alien civilization, even one located many light years…

The real meaning of Trump’s Al Smith fiasco [Greg Laden's Blog]

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:26:51 +0000

A presidential election season involves a series of debates. After the last debate, a day or a few days after, the main candidates attend and speak at a charity dinner run by the Archdiocese of New York, to raise money for Catholic Charities. It is the last event at which the candidates will appear together,…

Are unvaccinated children more healthy than vaccinated children? [Respectful Insolence]

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:30:20 +0000

There are many myths that undergird antivaccine beliefs, such as the myth that vaccines cause autism, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, sudden infant death syndrome, and basically anything antivaccinationists like to blame on them. Basically, if you believe antivaccinationists, there’s nothing bad thta vaccines can’t do to children. The flip side of this myth is perhaps the…

Who killed Osama: Trump or Clinton? [Greg Laden's Blog]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:05:27 +0000

What really happened the night Osama Bin Laden was killed by Hillary Clinton and her SEAL Team? Or, was it like this? Check out this maximally LOL item at Slate for all the details.

CDC: Cases of sexually transmitted diseases reach highest number ever [The Pump Handle]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:11:29 +0000

In troubling public health news, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported just yesterday that combined cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia in the U.S. have climbed to the highest number on record.

Who lost the third presidential debate? [Greg Laden's Blog]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:47:06 +0000

America. Democracy. Decency. Thoughtfulness. Everybody and every thing, it feels like. Everyone is upset this morning about Trump’s comment that he will wait and see about the results before he accepts them. His comments are deplorable and astonishing, but I think they are also a distraction. If he ignores the results, it may be a…

Could our Universe have arisen from a black hole? (Synopsis) [Starts With A Bang]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:28:30 +0000

“Man is something that shall be overcome. Man is a rope,tied between beast and overman – a rope over an abyss.What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not an end.” -Friedrich Nietzsche There are only two types of singularities that General Relativity predicts the existence of in our Universe: one…

Grand Jury Thoughts [Uncertain Principles]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:16:50 +0000

As I’ve mentioned several times, I just finished a two-month sentence on a grand jury in Schenectady County (well, technically, I have to go back for one more day, because they didn’t finish everything). I’m not allowed to talk about the details of the cases we heard, but I have some general thoughts about the…