Best of the Web
Best of the Web. Like... linkapalooza.
An article describing this sea slug's interesting (or "interesting," depending on how much you like sea slugs) behaviors.
A list of people who have won the Nobel Prize, as well as their biographies, a summary of their discoveries, and even scientific games! Can you think of a better way to while away the hours?
A nice summary of light and waves, including slightly strange cartoons and real-life photos of conducted experiments.
A nice summary of C4 plants, which are some of the world's most important crops. Yeah, we know you've always had a super secret desire to learn more about millet.
New Scientist's website on genetically modified organisms, including a beginner's guide to GM organisms.
This handy dandy interactive explores the basics of photosynthesis. Brought to you by our friends over at NOVA.
They Might Be Giants to the rescue again! Seriously you guys, stop being so awesome. Actually, don't.
If you're more of a visual learner, here is an animation of the light reactions.
And you can't have light without dark. Here's another animation, this time of the dark reactions.
A video of our favorite sea slug in action. We warn you: the slug is very, very strange looking.
An Emory University-sponsored video on how biomimicry might be important for solar energy.
Scientists sure do love singing about things. Here's a song about photosynthesis.
A podcast on our favorite little sea slug. That's right. We will not let you leave here until you have learned at least one fact about sea slugs.
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