“Dr. SkySkull” selects several notable posts each week from a miscellany of ResearchBlogging.org categories. He blogs at Skulls in the Stars.
- The end of gravity as we know it? Sarah at SarahAskew explains a radical new theory of gravity that would displace it as a “fundamental” force of nature!
- Fossil feather colors really ARE written in stone. I’m linking to this one before the biologists select it! GrrlScientist at Living the Scientific Life gives a great detailed description of recent advances in determining the color of feathers of fossilized dinosaurs!
- Hydrogels or, how to replace petroleum-based plastics. What is non-fluid, transparent, and flexible? Would you believe… water? Aimee at misc.ience explains.
- Girls and Math – Part I. Daniel at Ingenious Monkey takes on an important and often contentious topic — the mathematical abilities of girls v. boys — and recent research on it. Also take a look at part II.
Finally, let me note a practical post by Dr. Shock at Dr. Shock MD PhD: research on 10 Websites With The Best Information on Depression.
Check back next Monday for more “miscellaneous” highlights!