Archive for General Science

2010 Calendars from CAS & Patex

I came across these excellent 2010 calendars mentioned by Kevin Lindstrom on the SciEng@UBC Blog.

1. Every year the Chemical Abstracts Service of the American Chemical Society publishes a wonderful calendar – the Colors of Chemistry. Starting in 2010 this calendar is now available either as a free download or as an online interactive calendar.

Go to 2010 Colors of Chemistry Calendar and choose your option.

2. Ron Simmer Patent and IP Expert has issued this Patex Bizarre Patents Calendar. Ron’s site of patent and intellectual property links available at the Patex website.

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Best Science Visualization Videos of 2009

From Wired magazine

Videos on: Climate Science, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology

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Digital Curation Centre (JISC funded)

The Digital Curation Centre supports UK institutions who store, manage and preserve these data to help ensure their enhancement and their continuing long-term use.

More information from Research Information.

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Content from British Medical Journal

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Video: Ardipithecus ramidus

A video introduction to the year’s top science story, featuring scientists C. Owen Lovejoy, Tim White, Giday WoldeGabriel, Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Science contributing correspondent Ann Gibbons, and commentary by paleoanthropologist Andrew Hill.

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Science Magazine blog: Origins a history of beginnings

Origins has compiled videos of its sessions on Darwin (bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth—and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species), which typically start with a reading from Darwin’s correspondence. You can watch the videos directly here on the embedded media player, even skipping among the talks, or go to where they are posted here on YouTube. Some of the categories included on this blog are about Darwin, Evolution & Culture, and the Science of Origins.

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