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Oh the Horror! Best of the Blogs for November…

What a horrifying month at the Scientific American blog network! Tiger butchering, disgusting ways to die, and a massive killer storm! Let’s all hope for some kittens and sunny days in December… Featured in this episode: Man convicted for killing and eating China’s last Indochinese tiger: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2009/12/25/man-convicted-for-killing-and-eating-chinas-last-indochinese-tiger/ 13 Horrifying Ways to Die (If You’re an [...]..

December 9, 2013 — Carin Bondar

Best of the Blogs for November: Oh the Horror!!

What a horrifying month at the Scientific American blog network! Tiger butchering, disgusting ways to die, and a massive killer storm! Let’s all hope for some kittens and sunny days in December… Featured in this episode: Man convicted for killing and eating China’s last Indochinese tiger: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2009/12/25/man-convicted-for-killing-and-eating-chinas-last-indochinese-tiger/ 13 Horrifying Ways to Die (If You’re an [...]..

December 9, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Best of the Blogs for October: A Bacon Fueled Brain

Best of the Blogs for October: A Bacon Fueled Brain

Check out the latest ‘Best-of-the-blogs’ video from the Scientific American Blog network! We’re talking a fat-fueled brain, the benefits of watching scary television, and the unbelievable longevity of bacterial life...

December 2, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Good Microbes make Good Pets

Good Microbes make Good Pets

THIS is good scicomm. Why? Well, for many reasons - good writing, good sound, good editing - but by far the most apparent, the reason most people will sit up and take note is because of the strong visuals...

November 29, 2013 — Carin Bondar

Newly Discovered Super Dinosaur Rivals T-Rex!

I was thrilled when Rob Nelson of Untamed Science contacted me about his latest video. Not only am I a huge fan of their work, this new video explains the journey behind an amazing find...

November 22, 2013 — Carin Bondar
StemCellShorts – Concise, Creative and Clever

StemCellShorts – Concise, Creative and Clever

The following is a guest post by Ben Paylor, a PhD candidate in Experimental Medicine at the University of British Columbia. When he is not living in his van, Ben enjoys playing piano, drinking free wine and appreciating the humorous aspects of our complicated existence...

November 12, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Highspeed Video of Liquid Art

Highspeed Video of Liquid Art

Water sculptures—a marriage of liquids, photography, and timing—are spectacular form of fluid dynamics as art. Artist Markus Reugels is a master of the form.

November 6, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Dolphins in Captivity: A Good Idea?

Dolphins in Captivity: A Good Idea?

In episode 3 of the ‘Adventures in Biology’ series, Dr. Carin Bondar travels to the Moorea Dolphin Center located at the Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa (French Polynesia).

October 30, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Dolphins in Captivity: A Good Idea?

Dolphins in Captivity: A Good Idea?

In episode 3 of my ‘Adventures in Biology’ series, I travel to the Moorea Dolphin Center located at the Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa.

October 28, 2013 — Carin Bondar
A Celebration of Femininity and Motherhood

A Celebration of Femininity and Motherhood

Video of the Week: October 24, 2013 Sloth researcher Rebecca “Becky” Cliffe, a PhD candidate hailing from the UK but doing field work in Costa Rica, was out following up on one of her tagged research sloths, when a female named Madonna, who had been raised in the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica and released [...]..

October 23, 2013 — Carin Bondar

Jesse Bering on Late Night TV with Conan O’Brien – BRING IT ON

Ok folks. Sometimes in life, the timing of events cannot be controlled. Last year I created an entire short-film dedicated to the top ‘would-be’ science stories of 2012, because let’s face it, sometimes a really big thing happens that grabs everyone’s attention, and stories that happen to come out at the same time are eclipsed...

October 21, 2013 — Carin Bondar
How Did the Seahorse Get its Shape?

How Did the Seahorse Get its Shape?

This is a Guest Post by Stephanie Yin, a graduate of Brown University with a degree in environmental science. Yin is interested in using all forms of multimedia storytelling to convey contemporary science...

September 23, 2013 — Carin Bondar
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