Sarah Kendrew selects interesting and notable ResearchBlogging.org posts in the physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, computer science, geosciences and mathematics. She blogs about astronomy at One Small Step.
How planets condense out of the debris around young stars is a ho topic in astrophysics right now. InvaderXan talks about nice research into the destruction of complex molecular material in circumstellar disks.
I enjoyed Elizabeth Preston’s post on the behavioural experiments for birds that were recently applied to small children.
Do you get edgy when you can’t text? Apparently it’s a common problem. Mitch Harden describes the phenomenon of cell phone anxiety on his blog.
Thanks for the posts, and I’ll be back next week with more selections.