Category Archives: Science

A New Era of Scientific Publishing

This. Why is Science Behind a Paywall? We are in the middle of the most dramatic and significant change in publishing since the proliferation of the printing press.  One area that has been resistant to change has been peer-reviewed scientific … Continue reading

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NASA Educator Resource Centers

With NASA in the news so much lately(1, 2, 3, 4), it seems a good reminder that the organization has nearly 70 Educator Resource Centers across the country.  These are fantastic resources to tap for information relevant to a wide … Continue reading

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Annenberg Media Streaming Video

The Annenberg Media website at is a resource that offers on-demand streaming video for “schools, colleges, libraries, public broadcasting stations, public access channels, and other community agencies”. These are top-notch programs, several which I recognize as having been used … Continue reading

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NIH and Public Access

There is a bill being voted upon by the U.S. Senate on October 15th which will potentially open up a great deal of research being done with National Institute of Health (NIH) funding.  The bill will mandate that the public … Continue reading

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Scitalks is an online collection of science videos, or as they put it, “Smart people on cool topics”. Many of their videos feature notable researchers, and the topics range from experiments, to demonstrations, to lectures.  Don’t miss the classic Protein … Continue reading

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