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#SciAmBlogs Monday - decaying aluminum, living photography, science movie consultant, octopus on ice, ugliest experiments, and more.

Today we are happy to announce the newest blog at #SciAmBlogs - check out Molecules to Medicine!And as usual on Mondays, we have the new Image of the Week.- Harold Johnson - Time to can the round numbers - Stephanie Zvan - The Gravity of the Situation - Christina Agapakis- Living Photography - Bora Zivkovic - How barley domesticated its clock and Why social insects do not suffer from ill effects of rotating and night shift work?...

May 15, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Living Photography

Image of the Week #42, May 14th, 2012:
From: Living Photography by Christina Agapakis at Oscillator .

May 14, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

How barley domesticated its clock

Most organisms that live on or near the surface of the Earth or its oceans have evolved a circadian clock - a daily timer of all biochemical, physiological and behavioral functions.

May 14, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far

It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries...

May 14, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

ScienceOnline events this month

There will be several ScienceOnline events over the next month or so:ScienceOnlineSeattle is tonight, Monday, May 14th at 9:30pm EST (6:30pm PST), at William H.

May 14, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Friday - eavesdropping, science education, dugongs, sunspots, Black studies, and more.

- Jennifer Verdolin - The Art of Eavesdropping: Nature’s silent sniffers, watchers, and listeners - Janet D. Stemwedel - Is it worth fighting about what’s taught in high school biology class? - Jennifer Ouellette - Frost Flowers and Hot Capillary Action - Christina Irvin - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Palauan Mermaids - Jennifer Frazer - Postcards from Rangitoto, Part 2 - Allen Frances - Why Are There No Biological Tests in Psychiatry? - DNLee - Black Studies is not a Course, it’s a Cause...

May 12, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Introducing: Mary Beth Griggs

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...

May 10, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - upper-lower jaw mixup, data in the cloud, origins of war, DSM-5, separations, jewel caterpillars, mangroves and more.

- Ricki Lewis - Body-Altering Mutations – In Humans and Flies - Alan Woodward - Cloud Storage - Krystal D'Costa - The Meaning of Goodbye - John Horgan - What Thieving Seals Can Tell Us about War’s Roots - Edward Shorter - Trouble at the Heart of Psychiatry’s Revised Rulebook - Stephen Holle - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Human Impacts on Mangrove Forests - Khalil A...

May 9, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Where Wild Things Are, animal mimic robots, Haldane's goat with `bends', DSM-5, and more.

In memory of Maurice Sendak, we have a new Video of the Week.- Maria Konnikova - The Power of “Once upon a Time”: A Story to Tame The Wild Things - Carin Bondar - Where the Wild Types Are – A Biology Parody Dedicated to Maurice Sendak - Kara Rogers - Machine Counterpart: Nature’s New Creatures - Madi Swayne - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Contributions of J...

May 9, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Where the Wild Types Are

Video of the Week #42 May 8th, 2012: From: Where the Wild Types Are A Biology Parody Dedicated to Maurice Sendak by Carin Bondar at PsiVid .

May 9, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Introducing: Douglas Main

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...

May 8, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

What is: Generation Anthropocene?

Invited guest-post by Miles Traer, producer for Generation Anthropocene As I was walking through the wide, quiet, and unusually warm corridor of Braun Hall – Stanford University’s Geology building – I was stopped by one of the professors...

May 8, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
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