A little shellfish able to deal a lot of interesting damage to its host. Continue reading The bodysnatching barnacle (Amazing parasites, part 4)
Some plant-stuff comes under the toy-microscope – behold the beauty! Continue reading The adventures of a toy-microscopist (Part 2)
Just me playing around with a lovely little geek-toy. Continue reading A toy microscope and whatever came in the way (Part 1)
Where soon you will meet wonderful people and hear unexpected things Continue reading The Poster Session – Introduction
Has academia overcome the Sagan effect? Is it trying to? Does the public care and are all celebrities the same? Continue reading Celebrity scientists: Is academia about to overcome the Sagan effect?
If you think there are more important things that #scientific #literacy, you are may be right, but I’d suggest to think again! Continue reading Scientific literacy – don’t be fooled!
How hard would it be to (bio)engineer a dragon? Some biology & genetics and here’s the dragon! Continue reading (Bio)Engineering a dragon
Do you cross you fingers, knock on wood, turn the other way when black cat crosses your path? Continue reading Skinner and his superstitions
Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned using the nucleus from a somatic cell of one animal and an egg from another individual of the same species. Her birth proved that we can restart the cellular development of a somatic cell from a higher animal in a way that would allow it to recreate any other cell needed to for a whole new individual. Continue reading 20 years after Dolly or “where are all the super-human clones?”
Science is gender-neutral and one day this phenomenon will stand as a pillar of our progress. Continue reading XX in science