Archive for the 'AAAS'

bilingual babies

This weekend the AAAS meeting is in town. Hordes of scientists and science writers have descended on D.C. for a weekend of general science....
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superheroes in the newspaper

The Washington Post ran a little blurb recommending Science’s podcasts – particularly the entertaining ones, like the superhero one....
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southern california

It’s kind of lame being in a conference center all day, but I can’t really complain when the way to the press room has views like this:

very bright lights

I blogged again! This one is about using synchrotrons to look at ancient things. A synchrotron is a really bright x-ray machine the size of a...
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munch munch munch

The AAAS journalism awards reception is always a good show. This year’s party was at the Art Institute of Chicago. The highlight was a...
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it happened again!

Someone said hi! She used my name! I had no idea who she was! Fortunately, I saw her again later before she saw me, read her nametag, and realized...
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bad news, bared

Friday was a good news day at the AAAS conference, with the fisheries scientists putting on a happy face. Today was bad news day for climate change....
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an inconvenient speaking time

The big featured speaker this year at AAAS was Al Gore. He spoke Friday night. Don’t tell my mom – ok, she reads this blog – but I...
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telling fish tales

Hey, lookit, I blogged. I mean, somewhere other than here. It’s over at ScienceNOW, the daily online news service of Science magazine. The...
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red, orange, yellow, fuschia, bronze…

I mean, really. This is how I’m supposed to be navigating this hotel: …What? So there are apparently four levels. I think...
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