Apologies for the short post but I’m fighting off what I think is becoming a migraine. However, I just wanted to put up two links to a topic that I covered a fair bit at
Archives for November 2010
No, this isn’t the title of Jon’s new album. Singer-songwriter and fiery finger-picking blues guitarist extraordinaire, Jon Shain, is without water at his house and he, Maria, and JoJo could use a bit of help.
On Wednesday, the US Drug Enforcement Agency released notice of “emergency scheduling” of synthetic cannabimimetic compounds currently sold in herbal incense products. Products like K2, Spice, Black Mamba, and pure compounds such as JWH-018 have
A very quick gift idea that you must act on today if you want a $400 product discount. The personal genomics company, 23andMe, currently has a Friends and Family discount code that allows you to
This crosspost from the CENtral Science home of Terra Sigillata appeared on 21 November 2010. Organometallics chemist and NSF CAREER awardee, Dr. Quinetta D. Shelby, has been denied tenure in the Department of Chemistry at
A North Carolina post but of interest to all fans of The Avett Brothers – DJK Driving down to Charlotte last week, I drove past the town of Concord and thought of The Avett Brothers.
I’m not in the protein crystallography field. Instead, the way that I came to learn of Gregory Petsko at Brandeis University was via a tweet from literary agent, Ted Weinstein, about an hour ago. Ted’s
Well, that was fast. After a year-long investigation of pre-made, highly-caffeinated alcoholic beverages, the US FDA today warned four companies to go decaf. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned four companies that the
Investigative journalist and local friend, Barry Yeoman, has a bittersweet and vivid article on Louisiana bayou shrimpers in OneEarth, a publication of the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). We often hear generic pronouncements of how
Raleigh News & Observer higher ed reporter, Eric Ferreri, had a nice frontpage article today on commercially-available energy drinks containing 12% (v/v) ethanol, similar to the amount in wine. These drinks are sold in 23.5