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Monday Afternoon Movies: From Daleks to Vectron - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Apr 02, 2012

I was collecting up videos to drip feed when I got around to it, but figured I may as well post them all at once to liven up a Monday afternoon. Enjoy. The Great and Powerful Tyson… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfAzaDyae-k Dan Dennett on “Deepities”… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg-4fmbpZ-M Levitation, I have to admit while watching this I was grinning like and idiot..it’s awesome…. Read More

A plea for exploratory research - Chicken or Egg

Hilary Miller Jun 08, 2010

On more than one occasion I’ve been asked what the commercial applications of my research are, usually by people who have no background in science themselves. When I tell them I do basic research in evolutionary genetics that doesn’t have any commercial application there often follows outrage that the government actually gives out money to pursue this research [...] … Read More