I am writing this post in the blogging workshop of the Science Online London conference, taking place in the British library from 2-3 September 2011. The whole Saturday is devoted to using online tools such as blogs or social media…
An Ode to Arabidopsis
Written by Karmadillo.
Growing concern: Engaging the public with issues involving GM
In the late 1990s, genetically modified crops were subject of a public debate which is often described as “public engagement gone horribly wrong”. Are we doing any better now in engaging the public with GM issues? This session (part of…
What Are the Parts of a Flower?
“More Nature Songs, sung by Marais & Miranda, is part of the 6 LP set Singing Science. This set came out in the late 50s/early 60s and exposed kids to different science topics through fun and catchy little songs.”
`The 300 Million Year War` – Plants v Herbivores
Sue Hartley, Professor of Ecology at Sussex University, explains how plants are not as defenseless as they might appear. View her lecture at the Vega Science Trust website.