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Beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder

Video of the Week #102, July 25th, 2013: From: Well, I'll BEE...Bees See UV by Cheryl Murphy at the Guest Blog . Source: Cheryl Murphy on YouTube Many animals can sense the environment differently that we humans do...

July 25, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - how to destroy art, see like a bee, and commune with one's ancestors. And more.

Check out our newest Image of the Week!- Lawrence Rifkin - My ancestors slept here - Cheryl Murphy - Well, I’ll BEE…Bees see UV - Glendon Mellow - How to Destroy Priceless Works of Art - Becky Crew - New Species, Thor’s Hero Shrew, Will Back Itself in Any Feat of Strength - Jennifer Ouellette - Fermilab Physicist Makes “Frozen Lightning” Art with Accelerators - Katherine Harmon - 3-D Printed Jets Mimic Octopus Propulsion - Melanie Tannenbaum - I’m Excited About The Royal Baby (And It’s Okay If You Are Too) - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Richard Rhodes on the need for nuclear power - Gary Stix - Two Hydrogens and One Oxygen, a Recipe for Cognitive Enhancement? - Khalil A...

July 23, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Madame Maggot

Image of the Week #101, July 23rd, 2013: From: What's Worse Than Fecal Transplants? This Gal. by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic ...

July 23, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Introducing: Caitlin Kirkwood

This is a series of Q&As with new, 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...

July 22, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

FtBCON: Science Communication

Earlier today I was on Google Hangouts, with the host P.Z. Myers, discussing science communication, the changing media ecosystem, how to push back against anti- and pseudo-science, and more...

July 20, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - smart cities, data storage, Cameroon primates, supercharging cell phones, and more.

Enjoy the new Image of the Week!- Roger Dennis - Sensing Cities, Smart Citizens? - Melissa C. Lott - Supercharge your cell phone – California teen invents her way to a better cell phone battery - Alex Wild - How To Credit Images Found in the Wikimedia Commons - Bonnie Swoger - Starting a conversation about data - Maria Konnikova - Of polar bears and consciousness: A tribute to Daniel Wegner - John R...

July 16, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Trilobite art

Image of the Week #100, July 16th, 2013: From: Drawing trilobites, and the life of Midwestern coral reefs by Psi Wavefunction at The Ocelloid ...

July 16, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Bora's Picks (July 12th, 2013)

Mysterious Manatee and Dolphin Deaths in Florida Confound Scientists by Nadia Drake: Once a lush and healthy estuary, the Indian River Lagoon is now an enigmatic death trap...

July 12, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
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