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My list of the worst offenders on the web in the promotion of scientific and factual misinformation. By Brian Dunning, Skeptoid Podcast Episode 283, November 08, 2011 http://skeptoid.com/episodes/4283 The Internet is a dangerous place. It's full of resources, both good and bad; full of citations linking one to another, sometimes helpfully, sometimes not. Today we're going to point the skeptical eye at ten of the worst web sites in terms of quality of science information that they promote.
The Ensembl project produces genome databases for vertebrates and other eukaryotic species, and makes this information freely available online. For easy access to commonly used genomes, drag from the bottom list to the top one · Save Favourites Human (Homo sapiens)Mouse (Mus musculus)Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Other available species
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Alternate Universe April 15th 2014 Dustin Tomorrow is the last day of lecture in my second year of medical school. Day after day of sitting in classrooms will be a thing of the past.
Edward Ott (b. December, 1941) is a Distinguished University Professor, and Yuen Sang and Yuen Kit So Professor in the Department of Electric Engineering and the Department of Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is well-known for his fundamental works in the field of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos. He has been awarded the 2014 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize of American Physical society for his most outstanding contributions in physics. Dr. Ott received his B.S (Electrical Engineering) from The Cooper Union in 1963.
Jonathan Keats, contributor "HEDY LAMARR, screen actress, was revealed today in a new role, that of an inventor," reported The New York Times on 1 October 1941. "So vital is her discovery to national defense that government officials will not allow publication of its details." The invention was not her first. Lamarr previously experimented with cola-flavoured bouillon cubes for homemade soft drinks. CultureLab: Hollywood star whose invention paved the way for Wi-Fi