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#SciAmBlogs Monday - glowing spider-worms, eclipse, bacterial data storage, diving tables, why and when of sleep, and more.

Welcome back! It's Monday - thus a new Image of the Week.- Scicurious - Wholesome food and wholesome morals: does seeing organic make you act like jerk? - Krystal D'Costa - Anna Post on Managing Our Digital Spaces - Jennifer Frazer - The Glowing Spider-Worms of New Zealand - John Horgan - Worst Column Ever by Times Pundit David Brooks: “When the Good Do Bad” - John R...

May 21, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Shaq and the Mini-Shaq, the extreme primates.

Shaquille O'Neil, one of the world's most recognizable professional basketball players has used his stature to highlight one of the world's smallest primates: the mouse lemur from Madagascar.Shaq, an NBA legend who retired last year and earned a doctorate degree in education from Barry University in 2012, posed with a mouse lemur at Zoo Miami in March to advocate for Centre ValBio, a non-profit conservation organization based in the rainforests of Madagascar...

May 18, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Thursday - Contagious Yawning, Ancient Bacteria, Electric Grid, Fossil amoebae, and more.

- Jason G. Goldman - Contagious Yawning: Evidence of Empathy? - S.E. Gould - Ancient Bacteria – the saga continues - Dawn Santoianni - The Backbone of the Electric System: A Legacy of Coal and the Challenge of Renewables - David Wogan - Approaching “Wall-E” with Honda’s Uni-Cub personal mobility device - Nicole Matthews - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Ordot Dump and Layon Landfill - Charles Q...

May 17, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - on that TIME cover..., stem cells, invasive beetles, drowned Cretaceous birds, onset of autism, and more.

- Eric Michael Johnson - Out of the Mouth of Babes - Samer Fakhri - Empowering the Body to Fix Its Parts - Miller Zou - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Invasion of the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle - Darren Naish - A drowned nesting colony of Late Cretaceous birds - Dana Hunter - When You’re Doing Geology, You’ve Got To Break a Few Rocks - Judy Stone - TEDMED: Tougher topics to chew on - Erin Podolak - The SA Incubator: Helping Hatch Science Writers Since July 2011 - Bora Zivkovic - The SA Incubator, or, why promote young science writers? - Scicurious - ADHD: behavioral and cognitive therapies - DNLee - Diversity in Science: Celebrating the people who do science - Brendan Borrell - The Most Exciting Moment of My Scientific Career - Mariette DiChristina - Searching for the Onset of Autism - Michael Moyer - The Mathematician’s Obesity Fallacy =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...

May 16, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
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