SATURDAY: The 2017 Ig Informal Lectures, at MIT

The Ig Informal Lectures Saturday, Sept 15, 2018, 1:00 pm. MIT, building 10, room 250 — 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Planet Earth. You are invited. It’s free, no tickets needed. Come early to assure a seat. A half-afternoon of improbably funny, informative, informal, brief public lectures and demonstrations: The new Ig Nobel Prize winners  have each […]

Bees, explosively in translation and back

Investigator Daniel Heller [pictured here] alerts us to something peculiar that pertains to a soon-to-be-published study he co-authored. The study is “Peptide secondary structure modulates single-walled carbon nanotube fluorescence as a chaperone sensor for nitroaromatics“, PNAS 2011 : 1005512108v1-6. Heller writes: “[Someone] seems to have translated an online post about our article into a foreign language and […]