Interests

California Stem Cell Report
Luring Stem Cell Researchers to California: A $5.6 Million Bid

The $3 billion California stem cell agency has played a role in bringing two star researchers to the Golden State through its $44 million recruitment program and is about ready to bring in a third. Next Thursday in Los Angeles, CIRM's governing boa...

California Stem Cell Report
California Stem Cell Agency and Geron: Ethical Issues with Sales of hESC Trial

A Canadian bioethicist is raising ethical questions about Geron's hESC trial that have implications for the attempt by the California stem cell agency to salvage the once-vaunted effort. Writing yesterday on the Hastings Center Bioethics Forum, Fr...

From Dates to Diapers
Gift giving can be as easy as a single click!

Gift giving can be as easy as a single click!

TweetIt’s the most wonderful time of the year.  It’s also the most anxiety-inducing time of the year, as the inevitable holiday gift-buying frenzy approaches.  Everyone wants to give wonderful gifts, but with a lack of time and with friends and family living distances away, buying gifts can prove a stressful task, made even worse...

Tags:

Writing and PR with Melanie
Writer’s Block Advice

I have always been a writer. Always. Hard to believe, but my very first memories included writing. I remember getting in trouble in Kindergarten because I would take a stack of plain paper and fold it into book form. The teacher saw it as a waste of pa...

State Park Closures Trip
Observatory remains open at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Observatory remains open at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

When I originally planned my visit to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, I had no idea it would involve a hike to the end of our Solar System. Sugarloaf Ridge is a 4900 acre park that offers camping, hiking and picnicking, as well as accom-modating horsebac...

The Design Confidential
Green Holiday DIY Project Party Highlights Round 2

Green Holiday DIY Project Party Highlights Round 2

The Design Confidential ...

Tags: | | |

The Design Confidential
Free Woodworking Plans to Build a Cottage Kitchen Part 1

Free Woodworking Plans to Build a Cottage Kitchen Part 1

The Design Confidential ...

Tags: | | | | | |

Sue's Dog Blog
Dog Blog 2011-12-03 10:03:00

Stumped for gift ideas?  Instead of putting more stuff under the tree this year, use your money where it can do some good for animals in need.  If you think people are suffering in this miserable economy, it's even worse for the animals. &nbs...

A Year in Wine
Effusive, engaging wine writer Robert Lawrence Balzer dies at 99

Dec 3, 2011
Effusive, engaging wine writer Robert Lawrence Balzer dies at 99

 From left, Robert Lawrence Balzer with fellow judges Ann Littlefield and Don Galleano, Long Beach Grand Cru, 2007Robert Lawrence Balzer, an effusive and engaging wine writer for much of the 20th century, died this past weekend, half a year...

YubaNet.com
Cain’s Toast

Dec 3, 2011
Cain’s Toast

...

Tags: | | |


Newest Partners