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  • "Prometheus" y "Elena": Retratos sobre la condición humana van del realismo a la ciencia ficción

    "Prometheus" y "Elena": Retratos sobre la condición humana van del realismo a la ciencia ficción
    Prometheus * * * Hace tres décadas, Ridley Scott se convirtió en uno de los directores más respetados en el campo de la ciencia ficción al dirigir Alien y Blade Runner, cintas creativas que renovaron el género y se convirtieron en objeto de culto entre...
  • Sir Andrew Huxley dies at 94; Nobel-winning physiologist

    Sir Andrew Huxley, the British researcher who shared the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries of how nerve impulses are transmitted through cells, died May 30. He was 94. His death was announced by the University of Cambridge'...
  • Maybe give sanity a try

    It has been a fallow interval at the blog because of some hectic days at the paragraph factory, domestic exigencies, and the like, but I am back today to advocate, in my small way, sanity. Immediately after the late election, the outbreaks of...
  • Why we must reinvigorate our interest in science -- and how DJ Scientific could help us

     
    Why did we lose interest in science, and how can we get it back? In an Op-Ed article from Sunday's pages, Meryl Comer, president of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer's Initiative, and Chris Mooney, coauthor of "Unscientific America: How Scientific.....
  • Scientists hold out hope that Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George will reproduce

     
    Will Lonesome George ever become a dad? Scientists are still hoping to mate the near century-old giant tortoise from the Galapagos -- even though efforts over the last two decades have failed. The Galapagos National Park said in a statement......
  • Churches celebrate Darwin’s birth on “Evolution Weekend”

     
    Hundreds of churches celebrate the birth of Charles Darwin on “Evolution Weekend” Feb. 11-13. While opinion polls show Americans evenly divided over Darwin's theory of evolution, a number of religious scholars contend there is no real conflict...
  • Coming to the Festival of Books: Mark Kurlansky

     
    Coming to the Festival of Books: Mark Kurlansky, author of "Cod," has written a children's book about fish and the oceans -- he talks about what draws him back to the sea....
  • Orlando Fringe 20: 2008, the 17th Fringe Festival

     
    We're counting down to the 20th annual Orlando Fringe Festival by looking back at years gone by… can you believe it? We're already up to 2008! 2008 was a momentous year for the Orlando Sentinel's coverage of the Orlando Fringe Festival, if you'll...
  • LAUSD prepares to ax school librarians' jobs. What would August Wilson say?

     
    With school librarians' jobs endangered in L.A., what would August Wilson say?...
  • Aardman’s next project? Pirates!

     
    Those Wallace & Gromit animators at Aardman have “Arthur Christmas” due out this November. But their next announced work is“The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” It's the first of a planned series of Aardman films based...
  • Biology test omits creation theory, complains Kentucky educator

     
    Kentucky evolution challenge: A county schools superintendent in Kentucky is upset that a statewide biology test puts too much emphasis on evolution....