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TOSP Episode 8: October 31st 2011

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] Featuring something ever so slightly different this week. Elf, as previously mentioned, is away for a couple of weeks (somewhere in the Pacific, possibly)? So aimee invited friend, and the g33k show co-host Chelfyn Baxter onto the podcast. This week, we covered the very real possibility of a functional malarial vaccine, carbon nanotube-containing silicon which could function like skin, a secret society’s opthalmic obsession (and […]

It's been a very sciencey few days

Yea, and verily. Just a brief check-in, this, to assure everyone that yes, I am alive, but I’ve had my head buried in all kinds of science-based goings-on recently. It all started on Tuesday evening, when I was lucky enough to be in the gallery listening to Martin Lord Rees speak.  For those not in the know, he’s the President of the Royal Society of London (which is 350 years old this year) and also […]

The best of Royal Society publishing – 350 years' worth!

So, this is seriously, seriously cool. 350 years’ worth of the Royal Society of London’s best published papers.(click on the picture to visit the site)To expand, (teehee), it’s actually an interactive, explorable timeline. And it’s been launched to c…