Earlier this fall, I hosted author Vanessa Finaughty as part of her blog tour for Wizard of Ends. She graciously returned the favor by interviewing me about Seasons' Beginnings. You can read the interview here.
Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:
Most American presidents destined to fade from nation's memory
The Law of Requisite Usefulness
Mere expectation of treatment can improve brain activity in Parkinson's patients
Nail stem cells prove more versatile than press-ons
Protein that rouses the brain from sleep may be target for Alzheimer's prevention
Political correctness in diverse workplace fosters creativity
Researchers use 3-D printing to guide human face transplants
The human eye can see "invisible" infrared light
"Mirage Earth" exoplanets may have burned away chances for life
Space travel is a bit safer than expected
Unlike people, monkeys aren't fooled by expensive brands
Have you started holiday activities yet? This weekend, I have my company's holiday party, a cookie exchange, and a holiday train ride. Hopefully I'll manage to squeeze in some holiday writing--or even regular writing--in there as well.
Take care, and I'll see you Monday.