Science blogger Ed Yong of “Not Exactly Rocket Science” has made the transition from blog to print, with a collection of 80+ of his posts. [link]
He writes well and is using self-publishing site lulu.com to distribute the book. I did tell him I’d buy it if he published and so I have.
Brandon Seah penned a comprehensive reflection of his ‘A’ level biology experience in April 2007 which was a timely read for myself— I would switch to full-time teaching a few months later, and one of my larger classes was half the first year life science cohort (the other half are taught by a colleague in semester 2) whose wuld have graduated off that syllabus.
A few days ago, ‘A’ level student Warren Tan posted a comment to the post with an update. Hop over to The Biology Refugia to see what he had to say. Warren blogs at The Warren which has many interesting reflections about the paper chase of a JC student. I tagged it for after I get through my current flood of marking.
As is my practise, I do maintenance on my various blogs in a random schedule and Warren’s comment had me look into The Biology Refugia, which has Danwei holding the fort solo recently with the rest of us slacking away. Thankfully, in Singapore there are a couple more biology blogs — FreshBrainz (see his summary of a very reflection by “Bruce Alberts At The Biopolis”) and Rat in the Lab (see his “Twelve ways of making your FYP supervisor happy”.