Posts filed under “Science”

Happy Turkey Day!

Think you know what a typical Turkey Day meal looks like? Well, look closer. No — much closer. Wired asked Mike Davidson, a biologist and expert photomicrographer at Florida State University’s National High Magnetic Field Lab, to turn his lenses on the all-American meal. The images aren’t particularly appetizing, and they probably won’t help you keep your gobbler moist this year (try brining), but at least you’ll be more intimate with the stuff that’s making you loosen your belt as you collapse on the couch:




Source:
Wired Puts Your Thanksgiving Feast Under a Microscope
Tom Conlon
10.23.07 | 12:00 AM
http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/15-11/st_thanksgiving

Category: Science

MicroIslet Board of Directors

Category: Corporate Management, R&D, Science

The Stuff of Thought

Category: Books, Psychology, Science

Quote of the Day: Logic

Category: Psychology, Science

Why Are Poor Countries Poor?

Over at Slate, Tim Harford has an interesting discussion on a rather intriguing economic question: Why Are Poor Countries Poor? The answer is less obvious than you might imagine. The usual explanation goes something like this:  "One very plausible account of why at least some poor countries are poor is that there is no smooth…Read More

Category: Commodities, Economy, Politics, Science

Battle at Kruger: Lions, Buffalo, Crocodile

Category: Digital Media, Science, Television

When Corporate Interests Conflict on Global Warming

Category: Commodities, Corporate Management, Energy, Markets, Science

New Yorker Global Warming

Category: Economy, Financial Press, Science

9.1 Degrees

Category: Commodities, Energy, Science

Variant Perception in Science

Category: Politics, Psychology, Science, UnScience