· July, 2007

Stories about Science from July, 2007

Japan: Nanotech fragrant Pencil

  16 July 2007

Edo from Pink techacle introduces a new type of pencil lead that combined the power of nanotechnology with the knowledge of expert aromatherapists. It claims to help the children to wake up in class room by smelling the pencil lead.

Serbia's One and Only Science Blog: Help Save It!

Blogs would have been a great medium for interaction, publishing, communication and collaboration in science, a good place for showcasing Serbian scientific achievement, which has been in the shade lately, after years of sanctions, war and political disturbances. There is only one institutional science blog in Serbia, however - and it looks like it may soon disappear altogether. Please get involved and help save it!

Japan: Baby Mammoth Discovery

  8 July 2007

Edo at Pink Tentacle reports that the frozen body of a baby mammoth, preserved in ice about 10,000 years ago, was discovered in northwest Siberia by a local reindeer herder. The body will be shipped to the Jikei University School of Medicine in Japan for analysis.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Genocide Conference

Srebrenica Genocide Blog reports that the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) will hold its 7th meeting in Sarajevo on July 9-13, 2007: “Our conference theme, Responding to Genocide Before It's Too Late: Genocide Studies and Prevention, is always appropriate, of course, but also has an immediate resonance as we...

Malawi: Upgrading the windmill made from local materials

  1 July 2007

William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill from local materials, writes about the work of upgrading the windmill and home power system: “1. First we planned the locations of all the new lights, switches and power outlets. 2. Then, we installed conduit and lighting, switch and outlet boxes throughout the house....