Weekly Science Picks

  Welcome to this edition of Weekly Science Picks!   Here’s a great little story to get us started about how one scientist found out about his Nobel Prize win this past week. He doesn’t carry a mobile. Prof Peter Higgs did not know he had won Nobel Prize by BBC News Nobel Prize-winning scientist …

Talking Carbon, Talking Solutions – Australians Want Action

The issues of climate change and carbon pricing have been caught in a purgatorial pinball game over the past 12 months. No wonder there is confusion, doubt and general misunderstanding on climate change among the populace considering the political battle lines drawn between parties in state houses, parliament buildings and capitols worldwide. But a recent …

Weekly Science Picks

Welcome to this edition of Weekly Science Picks. What a busy news week – with the markets up, the transportation incidents with planes and trains, major flooding in China…well, there’s been a lot going on. And there were numerous stories of scientific importance reported on as well. So I’ve listed the stories I’ve found significant …