Science and Engineering Blogs

Posted on September 23, 2006  Comments (1)

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My Favorite Science and Engineering Blogs

  • Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog by John Hunter, USA
  • Science Blogs hosts 50 science related blogs including: Aetiology (Tara Smith, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology. Discussing the causes, origins, evolution and implications of disease), Pharyngula (PZ Myers on evolution), Framing Science (Matthew Nisbet, professor. The intersections between science, media, and politics), Good Math, Bad Math (Mark Chu-Carroll on math, programing, evolution)
  • Knight Science Journalism Tracker, Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – commentary on science articles, USA
  • The Loom (Carl Zimmer, science journalist)
  • Make – home engineers show how they created new gadgets and modified existing products
  • Bad Science by Ben Goldacre, medical doctor and science journalist in the UK.
  • Confessions of a Science Librarian by John Dupuis, science librarian from York University, Toronto, Canada
  • Thoughts on business, engineering and higher education by Aurelie Thiele, Assistant Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Afrigadget – “a website dedicated to showcasing African ingenuity.”
  • Sciencebase by David Bradley Science Writer in the UK
  • Try this at home by Dr Mark Lorch, a chemistry lecturer at the University of Hull
  • Women in Science by Peggy Kolm, Biologist I believe.
  • Appropriate Technology @ University of Michigan – “To design, develop, demonstrate and distribute appropriate technological solutions for meeting the basic human needs of low income people in the developing world… We make our designs available online, licensed through Creative Commons for anyone in the developing world to use or improve upon.”

More good blogs science and engineering blogs

  • Sorting Out Science – focused on explaining scientific and technological issues in conversational language. Includes podcasts.
  • Growing with Science by Toberta, an entomologist (insect scientist) writes interesting posts about bugs (and more).

  • eContent by Rich Hoeg
  • The Art of Engineering by Duncan Drennan an electrical engineer in South Africa
  • Pimm – Partial immortalization by Attila Csordas, molecular biologist and biotechnologist, focused on mitochondrial and stem cell biology, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine. Research scientist at Tulane University.
  • Chemical Engineering World by Zaki Yamani, chemical engineer in Malaysia
  • iMechanica – very large multiuser blog and web site by Mechanicians for Mechanicians (hosted at Harvard)
  • Homely Scientist by Tony Darnell, works at the Dark Energy Survey, Illinois.
  • Ocean Engineering by James H. Miller (Professor of Ocean Engineering and Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island) and Chris Baxter
  • by PhD candidate in Biochemistry, Toronto, Canada
  • Ring Around the Sun by an engineer in the USA now (originally from the Middle East) focused on energy and other technology, engineering, innovation and alternative energy
  • Inky Circus by science journalists located in London, UK. Fun and irreverent.
  • e3 Information Overload by Brian C. Gray, Librarian – Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA
  • The Angry Lab Rat, USA.
  • Cosmic Log by Alan Boyle science journalist
  • Science in Action by D. Wheat, Ph.D. in biology, California, USA. Infrequently updated
  • More Science Blogs blogs: Mixing Memory (cognitive science, including psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology)