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Fresh Reads from the Science 'o sphere!

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Fresh Science 3 January 2008

The juiciest posts from the science 'o sphere!

Superstition in Hollywood (Anders Rasmussen Blog - Sweden)
In Tinseltown, scientists are portrayed as dogmatic fools who deny basic reality...

Challenging the banality of evil (Mind Hacks - USA)
No doubt the environment plays a big role in incubating evil, but are individuals merely passive players?

Nanotechnology - how to get into it, and where it's going (nanoscale views - USA)
A quick overview of the field...

ESA's take on invasive species (Ontogeny - USA)
Taking over an ecosystem near you today!

Religious thought vs Scientific Thought: a Flowchart (Science Avenger - USA)
Testable predictions mean that we will always be improving, but lack of absolute truths mean that we will never win...