Braaaaiins!

Clara came home from the library yesterday with a copy of The Brain, by Seymour Simon. Last night she and I sat on the couch as she flipped through the book, showing me what the brain looks like dissected, in MRI, in models. I pointed out different parts of the brain. Karen quizzed her on […]

Braaaaiins!

The Earth Prize.

Richard Branson has set up a $25 million prize for the first person who can come up with a workable way of removing a billion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere every year. It’s a clever idea, offering a big prize as an incentive to spur innovative research. Big purses like this (or the X-Prize, […]

The Earth Prize.