Periodic tidbits about science

We frequently encounter articles and news regarding science. We thought that we would begin sharing these articles (with a little commentary). Hence, the name – science tidbits. We will try to arrange these by date (with the most current on top).

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Week of February 26, 2024

Here are some articles we found interesting as we perused various feeds this week. We try to keep these articles in categories related to existing sections of our Academy.

Anthropology

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Ichthyology

And… That concludes our review of interesting articles this week. Please let us know your thoughts by posting in the comments. We look forward to your insights as to what else we should be discussing on a weekly basis.


Week of February 19, 2024

Here are some articles we found interesting as we perused various feeds this week. We try to keep these articles in categories related to existing sections of our Academy.

Anthropology

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Herpetology

And… That concludes our review of interesting articles this week. Please let us know your thoughts by posting in the comments. We look forward to your insights as to what else we should be discussing on a weekly basis.


Week of February 12, 2024

Did you know that today is the birthday of two very influential 19th century personas? Ok, Abraham Lincoln was born on this day in 1809. Who else – Charles Darwin was also born on this day in 1809. Yes, they share the same birth date. Here are the articles we found interesting this week. We try to keep these articles in categories related to existing sections of our Academy.

Anthropology

Entomology

Geology

Herpetology

Things that make us go hmmm…

And… That concludes our review of interesting articles this week. Please let us know your thoughts by posting in the comments below. Again, we wish Abe and Charlie a very happy birthday.


Week of February 5, 2024

We are hoping readers continue enjoying these snippets of information regarding what is happening in many areas of the natural sciences. Please let us know what additional areas you wish to learn about by posting in the comments. We try to keep these articles in categories related to existing sections of our Academy.

Anthropology

Astronomy

Entomology

Herpetology

Ichthyology

Things that make us go hmmm…

And… That concludes our review of interesting articles this week. Please let us know your thoughts by posting in the comments below.


Week of January 29, 2024

We are hoping readers continue enjoying these snippets of information regarding what is happening in many areas of the natural sciences. Please let us know what additional areas you wish to learn about by posting in the comments. We try to keep these articles in categories related to existing sections of our Academy.

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Herpetology

Ichthyology

Things that make us go hmmm…

And… That concludes our review of interesting articles this week. Please let us know your thoughts by posting in the comments below.


Week of January 22, 2024

We are hoping readers continue enjoying these snippets of information regarding what is happening in many areas of the natural sciences. Please let us know what additional areas you wish to learn about by posting in the comments. We try to keep these articles in categories related to existing sections of our Academy.

Anthropology

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Things that make us go hmmm…

And… That concludes our review of interesting articles this week. Please let us know your thoughts by posting in the comments below.


Week of January 15, 2024

We organized articles we found interesting by category (many correspond to existing sections of our academy (and are in bold). Please let us know what you find interesting (just provide a comment). Perhaps you have an article to add?

Anthropology

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Things that make us go hmmm…


Week of January 8, 2024

Here are some of the articles we have been reading recently. We hope you enjoy. Have you shared this list with colleagues and friends? Are there other articles you think we should include? Other topics?

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Ichthyology

Things that make us go hmmm…

Ok, that’s a wrap for this week. Which article did you like the best? Please let us know in the comments below.


Week of January 1, 2024

We wish all reading this a Happy New Year and hope your year is off to a great start. We organized articles we found interesting by category (many correspond to existing sections of our academy (and are in bold).

Anthropology

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Herpetology

Ichthyology

Things that make us go hmmm…


Week of December 25, 2023

We wish all reading this a Merry Christmas and hope you are enjoying time with family and friends. We organized articles we found interesting by category (many correspond to existing sections of our academy (and are in bold).

Intersection of art and science

In the spirit of the season, we thought this article about a hidden layer in a Rembrandt painting would be a good read. Yes, scientists found a layer of lead in the painting (which may have helped the canvas survive a more humid environment).

Astronomy

Entomology

Geology

Herpetology

Ichthyology

Things that make us go hmmm…