Stories about Science from November, 2007
China: Bloggers bust another really big lie
One of the less glamorous side-effects of censorship, the impact the 17th Communist Party National Congress had on Chinese media made a faked photograph of a rare tiger the top story throughout the Chinese blogsphere for the entire past month. The whole affair ended this weekend when an obscure blogger...
Russia, Mexico: Yuri Knorozov
De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis writes about life and work of Yuri Knorozov, a scientist renowned, among many other things, for his role in the deciphering of the Maya script.
Environment: Biowatch in SA ordered to pay monsanto's legal fees
Dax feels embarrassed by the country South Africa, following a court ruling involving Biowatch, Monsanto and the Dept. of Agriculture. “…We need organisations like Biowatch to take issues to court when necessary. We don’t want them to be afraid to do that in case they end up having to pay...
Japan: Fearless Mouse
Edo from Pink Tentacle reports on the invention of a genetically engineered mouse that does not fear cats.