EN:You can find information at the WHOs World No Tobacco Day page.

EN: open-access.net is a new platform with the aim to spread information and give advice about Open Access with a focus on the German scientific community. It is funded by the German Research Foundation. [Via netzpolitik.org]

EN: If you are a PhD student in life sciences the 9th International EMBL PhD Student Symposium might be the right place for you to listen to stimulating talks from many different fields and meet other young scientist. The topic will be “Patterns in Biology – Organisation of Life in Space and Time”. It will […]

Pac-man phylogenetic tree

May 24th, 2007

EN: Inspired by the pac-man pie chart I created a pac-man phylogenetic tree using iTOL. Thiswork is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.

EN: Andrew Hessel gave a cool Tech Talk at Google called “Pimp my Genome! The Mainstreaming of Digital Genetic Engineering“. It is an introduction for non-biologists (well, not only) to Synthetic Biology and Open Source Biology. I have not stumbled over iGem before this talk, which looks quite interesting.

OpenBSD 4.1 released

May 1st, 2007

EN: Puffy Baba arrived. Our favorite operating system OpenBSD is now available in version 4.1. To see what’s new check out the release notes.

Running out of oil

May 1st, 2007

EN: What would happen if we run out of oil today? World Without Oil, an alternate reality game, simulated this scenario. Different online media like blogs, podcast and videos are used to create this made-up reality and draw a picture of the peak oil situation. Hopefully it stimulates thoughts about the topic and real action, […]