- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (24 December 2011)
The last paragraph in this piece on radioactive spider-webs by Sally Adee is my favourite end to a piece. Ever
There are endless Best Of lists this year, but do have a look at The Browser’s choice of 48 top articles. They have exceedingly good taste.
Do read Maryn McKenna’s wonderful piece on sepsis (and a woman who overcame it).
A fantastic animated history of fossil fuels – 300 years in 5 mins
The price of superstition: how traditional Chinese medicine is a threat to wildlife
How much does the internet weigh? Robert Krulwich is wonderful. Don’t miss: “Look what weightlessness can do”
Some of my favourite science writers – Ann Finkbeiner, Deborah Blum and Jennifer