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Baby flamingo

Image of the Week #103, August 5th, 2013: From: Photoblogging: Flamingo Family by Jason G. Goldman at The Thoughtful Animal. Source: Jason G.

August 5, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

ScienceWriters2013 – great program in Gainsville in November.

ScienceWriters 2013 conference, organized jointly by National Association of Science Writers (NASW) and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW), will be held this year on November 1-5, 2013, on the campus of The University of Florida in Gainesville...

August 5, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

ScienceWriters2013 - great program in Gainsville in November.

ScienceWriters 2013 conference, organized jointly by National Association of Science Writers (NASW) and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW), will be held this year on November 1-5, 2013, on the campus of The University of Florida in Gainesville...

August 5, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Helicopter Halos

Helicopter Halos

Video of the Week #103, August 1st, 2013: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com From: The Beautiful Science of Helicopter Halos by Kyle Hill at Overthinking It.

August 1, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Best of July at A Blog Around The Clock

Best of July at A Blog Around The Clock

I posted 4 times in July, including: Good Night, Moon! Now go away so I can sleep. #SciFoo in pictures FtBCON: Science Communication

August 1, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
The Flea

The Flea

Image of the Week #102, July 31st, 2013: From: How the Fleas’ Next of Kin Ended up Living on a Liverwort in Alaska by Jennifer Frazer at The Artful Amoeba.

July 31, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - n-body orbits, talking dogs, Manning, Wiener, blog comments, debunking myths, and more.

- Shannon Palus - 5 GIFs of n-body orbits - Julie Hecht - How to Teach Language to Dogs - John R. Platt - Rare Naked Ladies Crocus Infected with Even Rarer Smutty Fungus - Robynne Boyd - Summertime and the Dams Come Down - David Bressan - July 30, 1920: Marie Tharp, the Women who discovered the Backbone of Earth - Cassie Rodenberg - First Drug Charge Leaves a Man on the Run - Krystal D'Costa - Don’t read the comments!...

July 30, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Monday – stuttering, Darwin’s Monsters, field bacteriology, grass lawn, major key blues, sugar and alcohol, and more.

- Glen Tellis, Rickson C. Mesquita, and Arjun G. Yodh – Find your voice: Unlocking the mysteries of stuttering   - Bob Grumman – M@h*(pOet)?ica–Music and Autobiography   - Ferris Jabr – Outgrowing the Traditional Grass Lawn   - David Bressan – Darwin’s Freak Show (or, why Darwin didn´t kill Bigfoot)   - Scicurious – [...]..

July 29, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Monday - stuttering, Darwin's Monsters, field bacteriology, grass lawn, major key blues, sugar and alcohol, and more.

- Glen Tellis, Rickson C. Mesquita, and Arjun G. Yodh - Find your voice: Unlocking the mysteries of stuttering - Bob Grumman - M@h*(pOet)?ica–Music and Autobiography - Ferris Jabr - Outgrowing the Traditional Grass Lawn - David Bressan - Darwin’s Freak Show (or, why Darwin didn´t kill Bigfoot) - Scicurious - Liking sweet and liking alcohol - S.E...

July 29, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Friday - Wolverine, Hawthorne effect, protist parasites, snow fleas, squishy robots, and more.

Watch the video of the Google Hangout with the SciAm's Summer Book Authors -- The Winners- E. Paul Zehr - Fighting Tooth and Claw with Wolverine—Examining The Healing Power Of An X-Men - Jag Bhalla - Greek Myths About Human Origins - Psi Wavefunction - Theileria gets naked and rides the spindle - Hilda Bastian - The Hawthorne effect: An old scientists’ tale lingering “in the gunsmoke of academic snipers” - Jennifer Frazer - How the Fleas’ Next of Kin Ended up Living on a Liverwort in Alaska - Katherine Harmon - Will the Robot Uprising Be Squishy? - Maria Konnikova - Jane Austen is replacing Charles Darwin–and that’s a very good thing - Ashutosh Jogalekar - NSA and the problem of distinguishing good ideas from bad ones - Julie Hecht - How’s Your Dog’s Quality of Life? - Melissa C...

July 26, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Bora’s Picks (July 26th, 2013)

The Iberian Lynx Faces Extinction, Raises Conservation Questions by Anne-Marie Hodge: The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) bears the dubious distinction of being the most endangered cat on the planet...

July 26, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Bora s Picks (July 26th, 2013)

The Iberian Lynx Faces Extinction, Raises Conservation Questions by Anne-Marie Hodge: The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) bears the dubious distinction of being the most endangered cat on the planet...

July 26, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
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