Navigation Links
Anthropology professor's blog raises public interest

Madison, Wis. John Hawks has a cardinal rule with his graduate students: "If you want to retain it, write it down."

The University of Wisconsin-Madison anthropologist practices what he preaches, deciding in 2005 not just to write it down, but share it with the world via academic weblog.

The result is John Hawks.net (http://johnhawks.net/weblog/), a project that solved Haw......

Full article >>> a tiny island in Indonesia, purported to be a species of tiny humans that roamed the island 18,000 years ago. Hawks was one of many anthropologists skeptical of the finding, and his posts prompted a torrent of responses from colleagues.

"It was such a weird thing to find, so that raises my guard," Hawks says. "In my field, extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, this one mayb......

Full article >>> he says.

That practical value is important in academia, where blogs have not found universal acceptance as a form of scholarly productivity.

"I was really apprehensive about doing this at first," Hawks says. "I'm an assistant professor. I don't have tenure. Would people perceive this as worthwhile?"

An article on that same topic in Slate magazine referenced Hawks' blog,......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Brian Mattmiller 02/15/06


Related biology technology :

1. TomoTherapy raises $223 million in IPO
2. Fusion 2007: CA chief says IT complexity raises risk
3. Inline intellectual property raises legal issues
4. Biotech with Madison ties raises $21M in capital
5. ConjuGon raises $3.3 million to fund clinical trials
6. Nerites raises $1 million to improve medical tech
7. Brady Corp. raises $137 million in public offering
8. aOva Technologies raises $3 million
9. Bush praises Johnson Controls battery tech in Milwaukee visit
10. Mithridion raises $1.6M through angel networks
11. Report card praises Wisconsin economy, but comes with warning
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... AxioMed will be presenting its ... meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica from January 26-28th. “We’re excited to be presenting ... to experience the simplicity of the surgical technique,” said Jake Lubinski, President of ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Nipro Corporation (Osaka, Japan) and Transonic Systems ... Nipro will receive exclusive marketing and sales rights for all non-OEM Transonic products in ... patients in Japan, the new Nipro - Transonic JV is a natural next step ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... , Jan. 20, 2017 Bioptix, Inc. ... "Company"), announced that on January 14, 2017 the Board ... which the Company will terminate certain employees associated with ... Inc.  The Company commenced terminations on January 16, 2017 ... days.  The Company may pay severance benefits in certain ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... The two newest companies to join the University City ... spin out from The Wistar Institute, and Sanguis, launched by a trio of students ... , Vironika is developing a treatment for a chronic viral infection and its ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:1/4/2017)... 4, 2017  For the thousands of attendees at this year,s International ... connected health and biometric measurement devices and services, will be featuring its ... display in A&D Medical,s special CES Exhibit Suite , the new ... of the company,s WellnessConnected product platform.  ... ...
(Date:12/22/2016)... VIEW, Calif. , Dec. 20, 2016  As part ... levels, 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, recently released its ... Me . The book focuses on the topics of ... Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) taught in elementary school classrooms ... second in a series by illustrator Ariana Killoran , ...
(Date:12/20/2016)... 20, 2016   Valencell , the leading ... STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader ... announced today the launch of a new, highly ... that includes ST,s compact SensorTile turnkey ... biometric sensor system. Together, SensorTile and Benchmark deliver ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):