BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

13. Oct 2019

January 15, 2015
by Guest Post
0 comments

Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance

The union of a wealthy older woman who caused offence in polite society and a political nobody who would become one of the foremost politicians of the Victorian age is the subject of a new book. ‘Mr & Mrs Disraeli: … Continue reading

January 10, 2014
by Guest Post
0 comments

A Norwegian defense

Brain cancer researcher travels to Oslo for dissertation defense As winter weather hit Newark, Del., on Sunday, Dec. 8, a University of Delaware brain cancer researcher escaped the storm by traveling to Oslo, Norway, of all places.  The Norwegian capital … Continue reading

September 7, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

For many who work in his lab, Robert Crabtree is the quintessential mentor

Periodically, Yale chemistry professor Robert Crabtree strolls through his laboratory, sometimes whistling, and pauses to ask the students who work with him: “Everybody happy?” According to Ulrich Hintermair, who conducted research in his lab as a postdoctoral fellow for the … Continue reading

July 24, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

New book by UCLA historian traces role of gender in 1992 Los Angeles riots

White policemen pulling a black man from a car and viciously beating him. Black male rioters erupting after the officers are acquitted of assault and excessive force charges. Black male rioters pulling a white man from his truck and viciously … Continue reading

June 12, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Evolutionary study shows bridge species drive tropical engine of biodiversity

Although scientists have known since the middle of the 19th century that the tropics are teeming with species while the poles harbor relatively few, the origin of the most dramatic and pervasive biodiversity on Earth has never been clear. New … Continue reading

March 20, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Strange phallus-shaped creature provides crucial missing link

Christopher Cameron of the University of Montreal’s Department of Biological Sciences and his colleagues have unearthed a major scientific discovery – a strange phallus-shaped creature they found in Canada’s Burgess Shale fossil beds, located in Yoho National Park. The fossils … Continue reading