Daily Archives: October 20, 2012

Science Publisher Calls for Better Communications – But Not of Science

Guest post by E. Calvin Beisner Alan Leshner is worried. It seems scientists are having a hard time getting the public to understand science, and since “Public understanding of science … contributes to the extent of support for scientific research,” … Continue reading

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Dear readers – your help needed in fun crowdsourcing project

NOTE: This is a “sticky” top post, new posts will appear below this one. No, I’m not asking for money, only your ability to research and encapsulate an idea. I have another big project in the works, and I’m inviting … Continue reading

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New paleo calibration series done – enables more accurate calibration of radiocarbon datings

From the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres A sharper look into the past for archaeology and climate research Annual strata in the Japanese Lake Suigetsu enable a more accurate calibration of radiocarbon datings By using a new series of … Continue reading

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