Greg Dorsainville

Living the Science Life

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March 28, 2009

things to do

Lots of events this week.  you’ve got a bacon lovers event, free markets, music, coyote memorials, a reverse beer crawl (where you help a bar move). check them out

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March 28, 2009

Radiolab Saturday: Sperm

click me  Mating season has begun, and i can’t think of a better way to figure out your strategy for success than to listen to Radiolab’s discussion OF ALL THINGS SPERM. (sorry egg, you kinda get the short end of this stick…. Can we still be friends?) my favorite two words from this podcast? SUGAR …

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March 21, 2009

Radiolab Saturdays: Choice

I had a meandering conversation with ScienceLife contributor JC recently on the use of the statement “I believe” and the term “gut”. His understanding was that I (as a person who uses a life strategy of observation, the scientific method, skeptism, partial self-doubt in my own limited experience, a fetishization of balance, and respect for …

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March 19, 2009

Washington Post Naturally Obsessed Review

disclosure: I did outreach and media consultation work for the movie last year. I have been dying to know what a general audience would think of the documentary Naturally Obsessed: The making of a scientist. I know for me, it was a very personal and emotional viewing; those lab feelings of frustration, camaraderie and fun …

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March 14, 2009

Radiolab Saturdays

I am going to start posting some of my favorite Radiolab episodes on Saturday for everyone to enjoy. In case you don’t know, Radiolab is probably the best science media show ever created from the talented people at WNYC New York’s Public Radio. It is a mix between “This American Life” and NPR’s “Science Fridays”. …

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March 7, 2009

Wash Post: Stem Cell Ban Coming Down Monday

Good news, Obama is reportedly announcing an end to the Stem Cell research ban on Monday. The money quote: In contrast to the low-key way in which Obama has reversed other Bush legacies related to culture-war issues, the White House has invited scientists, advocates and members of Congress to a public ceremony for the signing. …

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February 24, 2009

I make mistakes.

I am new to blogging, and I appreciate any suggestions you may have about the site. Send me an email so I can correct the many typos and mistakes and improve your Science Life experience! [email protected] Thanks!

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January 31, 2009

ScienceLifeNY

Welcome to Science Life NY, your resource for science cultural events all over the tri-state area and commentary on all things science.

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