2015-03-27 Rice chemistry manipulation
Rice can be rendered healthier by adding oil during cooking and cooling when
done. This converts some of the digestible starch to a resistant starch.
2015-03-06 Sciencey Places for the Family in the DC Area
Check out p. 50 of the current (March, the “Kids Issue”)
Northern Virginia Magazine for my guide to local spots
to take your children, or yourself, for some science action.
When one more trip to the Air & Space museum on the Mall
just isn’t going to cut it.
2015-03-05 NASA Ames Reproduces the Building Blocks of Life in Laboratory
“NASA scientists studying the origin of life have reproduced uracil, cytosine, and thymine, three key components of our hereditary material, in the laboratory. They discovered that an ice sample containing pyrimidine exposed to ultraviolet radiation under space-like conditions produces these essential ingredients of life.”
2015-02-23 Reference Tagger
“Take an arbitrary unstructured academic citation (e.g copy-pasted from a paper),
and automatically parse and format it into a BibTeX record.” I need something like this.
2015-02-13 Lazy Physics (and Clojure)
Processing time series data from particle physics experiments using Clojure’s