Daily Archives: November 20, 2006

How many have you read?

Discover Magazine: The 25 Greatest Science Books of All Time The list is worth a look, especially since they’ve reproduced the covers/frontispieces from each book. The graphics emphasize at a glance how venerable most of the winning books are – … Continue reading

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Funny, I’ve never seen one of those. . .

Net Data Space vs. Every Day Life — Aram Bartholl I was showing my mom a Google Map the other day and we puzzled over it for several minutes before we realized it hadn’t been updated. A recently completed thoroughfare … Continue reading

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Stem cells: when they’re bad, they’re naughty

globeandmail.com: Stem cells core of more cancers Grumble, grumble.  I can’t access Sunday’s two Nature advance articles, on the role played by stem cells in tumor growth. (Nature and its ilk are way too expensive for our small local college … Continue reading

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