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Archive for May 7th, 2009

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The Society for Neuroscience has announced an initiative to get it’s members to contribute to Wikipedia in order to promote public education about neuroscience. The initiative is summarized in Neuroscience Quarterly.

Seed Magazine interviews Alison Gopnik who suggests that children are like the R&D department of the human species.

Andrew Maynard writes how C. P. Snow’s essay of 50 years ago on “two cultures” has formed a smokescreen that masks living in a world divided into the rich and the poor, where science and technology are increasingly able to bridge this divide, but don’t.

Written by Al Stevens

May 7th, 2009 at 9:27 am