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      November 19, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Monday - World Toilet Day, Zaltrap Deal, Presidential Pythagorean Proof, Tycho Brahe Poison, Nematocin, and more.

      As usual on Mondays, we have a new Image of the Week.- Laura Newman - Why Sanofi’s Zaltrap Deal Won’t Help Patients - Bob Grumman - M@h*(pOet)?ica—of Pi and the Circle, Part 1 - Jennifer Ouellette - Cold Case Files: Tycho Brahe Not Poisoned After All - Scicurious - Nematode Lovin’: Nematocin - Scott Huler - Inspiration on World Toilet Day - Caleb A...
      January 4, 2013Environment

      #SciAmBlogs - the New Year edition!

      - Elaine Schattner - Hillary Clinton, Hospitalized with a Blood Clot, Faces New Decisions - Rob Dunn - Eleven Ways to Avoid Answering a Question: A Year in Review - Christie Wilcox - Expensive Organs: Guppies Reveal The Cost Of Big Brains and Science Sushi: 2012 in Review - Jennifer Frazer - Take This Shell and Shove It: The Mollusk That Became a Worm - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Computational research in the era of open access: Standards and best practices and Energy drinks: Glorified caffeine delivery systems? - Darren Naish - Life and times of the wild Axolotl and Mysteries of the diceratheriine rhinos - Hannah Waters - Don’t Talk About Your New Year’s Resolutions - Hadas Shema - What’s wrong with citation analysis? - Maria Konnikova - Sherlock Holmes, the mindful detective - Ingrid Wickelgren and Maria Konnikova - How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: The Value of Creativity and Imagination [Excerpt] - Cassie Rodenberg - Addiction on the Streets: Frequently Asked Questions and Neecy: The Attitude Toward Relapse on the Streets - Katherine Harmon - Octopuses Feast On Florida’s Stone Crab Straight from Traps - Kate Clancy - Will the Pill Mess Up My Ability to Detect My One True Love? - Alex Wild - Compound Eye Readers’ Best Science and Nature Photographs of 2012 and My personal best photographs of 2012 and Recipe for a Photograph #1: Reflected Ant on Black and Thrifty Thursday: Pro Photographer vs...
      September 20, 2013Guest Blog

      How Could We Recognize Pain in an Octopus?

      At the level of personal experience, there is nothing that seems easier to understand than pain. When I jam my finger in a doorway, I have no difficulty at all recognizing the sensation that results...
      July 23, 2013Environment

      #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...
      April 6, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Friday - near-death on Titanic, invention of modern physics, PIN numbers, lousy social networks, planet-eating stars, and more.

      Have a great weekend!- Jennifer Ouellette - Titanic and the Science of Near-Death Experiences - Alan Woodward - How Safe Is Your Mobile? - Gennady Gorelik - How the Modern Physics was invented in the 17th century, part 1: The Needham Question - Christie Wilcox - Parasite Insights: Using Lice To Map Socialization - David Bressan - April 6, 2009: The L´Aquila Earthquake - Glendon Mellow - Dinosaur Couture Should Be Open to All - Jennifer Frazer - Could a Mystery Virus be the Culprit in Kawasaki Disease? - Caleb A...
      March 9, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Thursday - studying dolphins, women's day, science of pirates, storytelling minds, and more.

      With travel and all, I am late with this, but here it is finally - the new Video of the Week.- Alexis Rudd - Towing my weight: Partnering with commercial shipping for whale and dolphin research - Kelly Oakes - International Women's Day: Butterflies and Galaxies - Jennifer Ouellette - A Pirate’s Life for Me: Celebrating the Science of Pirates - Darren Naish - The carcass of a large, modern-day marine reptile! - David Bressan - Geologizing Women into the Field! - Jennifer Frazer - Classic Artful Amoeba: The Seafaring Killer Bacterium - Maria Konnikova - Our Storytelling Minds: Do We Ever Really Know What’s Going on Inside? - Alex Wild - Thrifty Thursday: A Jar Full of Toads - Katherine Harmon - Personality Might Be Genetically Encoded in Bee Brains - John R...
      July 26, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Wednesday - like a fish on a bicycle (not needing a shower), extraterrestrial communication, building a jellyfish, and more.

      Join us for an Online Chat on Thursday at 12 noon EDT on Anxiety Disorders, with SA's Maria Konnikova- Julian Taub - Dream First: Inspiration at Hayden Planetarium’s Event - Becky Crew - Get on your bike, Phallostethus cuulong - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Better (extraterrestrial) communication through chemistry: Isotopes and mirror-image molecules - Ferris Jabr - What Would It Take To Really Build An Artificial Jellyfish? - Scott Huler - Simplest Bike Commuting Infrastructure: The Shower - Ben Linhoff - Following the Ice: Camp Life—Not For the Faint of Heart - Anna Kuchment - Teen Develops Less Invasive Means to Detect Breast Cancer - Darren Naish - 100 articles at Tet Zoo ver 3 - DNLee - Wordless Wednesday: #DispatchesDNLee Field Research in Tanzania - Khalil A...
      May 9, 2012Environment

      #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...
      November 13, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Tuesday - being wrong, US energy sufficiency, map of early universe, just war, inside a crack house, and more.

      - Steven Ross Pomeroy - The Key to Science (and Life) Is Being Wrong - Melissa C. Lott - U.S. Poised For Energy Self-Sufficiency - Cassie Rodenberg - Inside a Crack House (Video) - Kelly Oakes - How a new map of the early universe is like a hedgehog - John Horgan - Is the “Just War” Concept an Oxymoron, or Can It Be Salvaged? - Bora Zivkovic - Tune in to State Of Things today at 12noon EST. - Scicurious - Crowdfunding psychopharmacology - Katherine Harmon - 3-D Imaging Improves Breast Cancer Screening - John Matson - LHC Experiment Yields No Insight into Post-Higgs Physics - David Biello - Tesla Triumphs: Electric Car Bests the Rest - The Editors - Storm Warnings: Climate Change and Extreme Weather–SA‘s Latest E-Book =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...
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