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Too Clean? Try Bacterial Wipes!

Last week, Rob Dunn posted a thought-provoking piece on the hygiene hypothesis that made me wonder... what will the shelves of the supermarket cleaning aisle look like in twenty years?

February 7, 2012 — Kalliopi Monoyios

An artist at SciO12

Is it possible that two weeks have passed since the ScienceOnline 2012 conference?! I still find my heart goes pitter patter just thinking about it. What a wealth of people were in those conference rooms!...

February 1, 2012 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The SciArt Buzz

Hey, yo, happy 2012! This edition of the SciArt Buzz features bacterial rocket science among other fascinating shows of intelligence. Get out there and enjoy some science art!

January 12, 2012 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Real professionals calibrate their computer screens. Do you?

This is a guest post by Jim Perkins, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology's medical illustration program. I met Jim through the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, but before I met him in person, I was a big fan of his posts to the GNSI's email discussion list...

January 9, 2012 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Ichthyology Meets Printmaking

This guest post is by Stephen Di Cerbo, a natural science illustrator I know through the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Here, he describes the evolution of a relatively new art form from Japan called Gyotaku, or fish printing, and introduces us to its modern-day ambassador, Mr...

December 20, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The SciArt Buzz and Last Minute Gift Guide

This week's scoop, pluuuuuuus a holiday gift guide for the sciart fans in your life: SCIART LECTURES/EVENTS **NEW** The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (online & Philadelphia, PA) | Audubon Bird of the Day | Every Weekday at 3:15 pm, visitors can come into the Library to watch the daily page turning of John James Audubon's masterwork The Birds of America...

December 19, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The SciArt Buzz

This week's buzz: SCIART LECTURES/EVENTS **NEW** Donate to Palaces | Here's a unique opportunity: Gina Czarnecki, a UK-based artist, is teaming up with the Tooth Fairy to create a palace of teeth...

December 7, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

What Kind of Fish are You?

I can't say for certain whether New York based photographer Ted Sabarese had science or evolution in mind when he conceived of this series. But I'm almost glad he never responded to my follow-up questions about his inspiration behind these...

November 21, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

JAMA gets a facelift

For almost 20 years, a neatly boxed image of fine art has graced the covers of the Journal of the American Medical Association, highlighting an emphasis they put on their commitment to art a half century ago...

November 15, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The Internet Can Show You A Lot, But Not This

I never noticed how hard it was to get around with wheels until I had a stroller to push. Stairs and curbs are everywhere, and taking the most direct route is never an option - retrofitted buildings either tuck handicapped entrances around the sides of buildings or require you to zig and zag before you approach the entrance you would otherwise have waltzed up to...

November 15, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

I Heart Copepods. You should, too.

It's hard to believe a tiny animal like krill could exist in large enough numbers to feed an animal as massive as a whale, let alone the world's population of whales (even if we did do our best to hunt whales to extinction in the 1800s)...

November 4, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

SciArt Plugs 5: Lectures, Exhibits, News and more

New this week: a New York City gallery is featuring three-dimensional topographic maps designed by cartographer Jeffrey Ambroziak; science artist Lynn Fellman hosts an open studio in Minneapolis; the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Greater New York Chapter's member show closes; and ScienceOnline2012 nears registration time (Nov...

October 26, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

SciArt Plugs 4: Lectures, Exhibits, News and more

This week, we're adding a new science art exhibit in the UK inspired by the saline destruction of the Murray Darling basin in Australia and the bleaching of coral reefs as a result of sugarcane harvesting and another featuring work from the Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators in Ontario...

October 12, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

SciArt Plugs 2: Lectures, Exhibits, News and More

This week, there are several new exhibits to note, as well as a monthly discussion forum on science and art in DC. Also, don't miss the calls for entries in two new exhibit opportunities - one pays in cash, the other, glory!...

September 28, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios
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