(from the let’s create a sensational headline for this story dept.) Drinking decaffeinated coffee may be harmful to heart health: Decaffeinated — not caffeinated — coffee may cause an increase in harmful LDL cholesterol by increasing a specific type of blood fat linked to the metabolic syndrome, hints a new study presented at the American … Continue reading “Decaffeinated Coffee Will Kill You”
Recenetly, I posted a list of old files. Here’s the contents of one of those files — the abstract of my master’s thesis. The concentration dependence of the diffusion coefficient of bovine serum albumin (BSA) was determined using data from osmotic pressure measurements and light scattering. The results showed that hydrodynamic interactions had a larger … Continue reading “Abstract – Hydrodynamic interactions and diffusion of bovine serum albumin”
Photos Offer First Glimpse of Live Deep-Sea Giant:
(via What’s New — Robert L. Park Friday, 29 Jul 05) SHUTTLE: THE SPACE SHUTTLE DOESN’T WORK IT NEVER DID WORK. Why is everyone afraid to say so? The real problem isn’t foam falling off the fuel tank. The shuttle was sold to Congress as a way to launch things into space more cheaply. On … Continue reading “The Space Shuttle doesn’t Work”
(via email) From the FAS website: Nuclear Weapon Effects Calculator
Astronomy Picture of the Day: 2005 April 1
(via APS – What’s new by Robert L. Park – Friday, 21 Jan 05) Last Friday, the reach of man extended 900 million miles to the surface of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. It stands as one of the most notable voyages of exploration in history. Carried piggyback on Cassini since 1997, the European … Continue reading “Titan vs. Low Earth Orbit”
(from the countering creationist idiocy dept.) (via Pharyngula) Textbook disclaimer stickers: I like the idea of printing these stickers and sending them to students in school districts that pass or are trying to pass these silly textbook disclaimer laws.