Why science denial is so very dangerous

I heart TED - something to which I’m sure I’ve confessed in past. This morning, I got a fantastic email with some of the latest talks to be posted on TED. While they’re all (of course) brilliant, I’ll make special mention of a talk, entitled ‘The danger of science denial‘, by New Yorker writer Michael […]

For all fans of manga: the power of science

I got sent the glorious picture below a brief parcel of time ago, and it made me happy. And, since it’s a Friday and I’m feeling magnanimous, I thought I’d spread the love to all my science geeks.  In particular, of course, those who enjoy manga/anime. I’m more than happy to credit it if anyone […]

GRA inaugural meeting shows strong will to succeed

This week marks the inaugural meeting of the Global Research Alliance (GRA). For those of you not familiar with it, it’s probably one of the best things to come out of last year’s largely-failed Copenhagen talks.  The idea had first budded in late 2008, but was officially launched Dec last year.  And, proudly, it’s an […]