I am lucky enough to work with some amazing people in an enrichment program for teens who love science. The leaders create activities to help students explore science in different ways. These exercises are usually more than the usual outreach or classroom activity – but they could be adapted to work within classrooms or for […]
I have to admit, I love the Sasquatch DNA story. Growing up in British Columbia, I have a soft spot for the creature – and having someone claim to sequence the DNA added a genetic interest. Unfortunately, the sequencing results aren’t as clear cut as the authors claim. Last week, John Timmer wrote about some […]
Are there other ways to promote Open Access science? I propose targeting the next generation.
Open Access week was Oct. 18 to 24, 2010 and it got me thinking… I’m not an expert on types of publishing and I approach the subject as an author and reader of scientific articles. 1 Basically, it is information that is free of charge and free of most copyright restrictions so it can be distributed […]