Category Archives: Not neonatology

Did you ever ever in your life think that one day you might SEE a molecule?

I never ever thought that might be possible, but remarkably enough: if you look here, you can see before and after images of molecular transformations:  http://newscenter.lbl.gov/news-releases/2013/05/30/atom-by-atom/ Aldous Huxley took the title of his novel ‘Brave New World’ from the following … Continue reading

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Travelling, again

Posting has been light last week and will continue to be for the next week. I was at a conference in St John, New Brunswick, last week (presentations now available on the blog, under New Brunswick 2013) and I am … Continue reading

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Global Choir

That last post reminded me of something that I saw a couple of years ago, that, if you haven’t seen it is well worth a view. I love this, Eric Whitacre, an American composer, invited people from all over the … Continue reading

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More Hadfield

One of the videos from Chris Hadfield that I really loved is this one, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvAnfi8WpVE a duet with some of the Bare Naked Ladies (also Canadian!) and a choir of young people.

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A Space Oddity

The Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield returned to Earth today. He was the first astronaut of the new internet age, in terms of the way he used his earthbound links. As someone born in the 1950’s (yes I know it … Continue reading

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Slug Porn

David Attenborough, who has ‘appeared’ on this blog previously, has a TV series about invertebrates. He is a sprightly 87 years old (Annie is hoping I am as sprightly in 45 years time… !). The program is as usual, amazing, … Continue reading

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Smaller plates please

In this study, first grade children were randomly given either adult sized plates or smaller kiddie plates. (DiSantis KI, Birch LL, Davey A, Serrano EL, Zhang J, Bruton Y, Fisher JO: Plate Size and Children’s Appetite: Effects of Larger Dishware … Continue reading

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