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      August 22, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Hospital outbreak, stick insects, consciousness, West Nile, pneumatic transit, and more.

      Yup, Wednesday, time for a brand new Video of the Week!- Ricki Lewis - Like a Game of Clue, Genomics Tracks Outbreak, Revealing Evolution in Action - Steven Ross Pomeroy - From STEM to STEAM: Science and Art Go Hand-in-Hand - Becky Crew - Lord Howe Island stick insects are going home - Ferris Jabr - Does Self-Awareness Require a Complex Brain? - Christie Wilcox - Is Climate Change To Blame For This Year’s West Nile Outbreak? - Carin Bondar - What Was Scientific American Reporting About in 1870?...
      September 10, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Monday - creativity, competition, chimps in Uganda, Romney on climate, Russian ice-breakers, anti-obesity, iGnobels and more.

      I hope you enjoy the new Image of the Week!- Samuel McNerney - Correcting Creativity: The Struggle for Eminence - Eve Conant - Breaking the Ice: Russian nuclear-powered ice-breakers - Amr Abouelleil - Anti-Obesity is not the New Homophobia - Russ Campbell - Science Communications as Knowledge Marketing and Killing the News Release - Scicurious - When it comes to competition, the anterior cingulate does it best. - David Wogan - Mitt Romney gets climate change – wait, just kidding! - Joris van Alphen - Mystery of the Mountain - Maureen McCarthy - Chimps in Uganda: Two weeks and counting…. - Katherine Harmon - How Do You Count Giant Octopuses?...
      November 29, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Thursday - Hyena Moms, Presidential fish, Proboscis monkey, Plan B, Cooking for Geeks, and more.

      Introducing the new Video of the Week!- Kate Shaw - How aggressive hyena moms give their kids a boost - Becky Crew - All the Presidents’ fish: Five new species named after Obama, Clinton, Roosevelt, Carter and Gore - Darren Naish - The amazing swimming Proboscis monkey (part I) - Judy Stone - Plan B: My politically incorrect take on the news - Bonnie Swoger - Making implicit knowledge and skills more explicit in science education - David Wogan - Want to make your city more resilient to flooding?...
      August 24, 2011Environment

      Tuesday Tremors at the #SciAmBlogs

      Today was a breaking news day, the kind where science offers its explanations. So our editors got busy and provided a lot of material - news, explainers, slideshows, etc.
      August 26, 2011Environment

      Friday #SciAmBlogs calm before the storm...

      Irene is coming. Keep an eye on the Scientific American website, including the blogs, for up-to-date reporting. For now, two blog posts:- Katherine Harmon - Interactive Map of Flood Risks and Hurricane Evacuation Zones Wakes Up NYC Residents - Alex Wild - Interview: Photographer Jim Reed on Hurricane Irene and Storm Chasing  I am sure there will be more as the hurricane progresses.....
      August 16, 2011Environment

      Cities - Tuesday on the blogs

      Today, the new edition of Scientific American magazine was unveiled. As is usual for the September issue, there is a topic - this year, the topic is Cities.
      July 29, 2011Technology

      Thoughtful Thursday

      A quick run-down of yesterday's posts:- Davide Castelvecchi - Cool Math & Physics Blogs - Krystal D'Costa - Are We Hoarding Connections? and Editor's Selections: Traffic, Wine, and Vikings - George Chapline - Maybe black holes don't really exist - DNLee - Animal Behavior conference draws 1200 researchers interested in genetics, immunology, courtship, and more - Larry Greenemeier - Does Computer-Assisted Cancer Screening Help Radiologists?...
      January 17, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs - sniffing dogs, space debris, epigenetics, multicellular origins, monkeys, #scio12 and more.

      Welcome back after the long weekend. Monday - so time for the new Image of the Week: check it out.- Rob Dunn - Sick People Smell Bad: Why dogs sniff dogs, humans sniff humans, and dogs sometimes sniff humans - David Wright - Where Did All That Space Debris Come From? - Kara Rogers - Epigenetics: A Turning Point in our Understanding of Heredity - Kelly Oakes - Explaining Titan’s Alien Weather System - Christina Agapakis - Nitrogen Fixation - Kevin Zelnio - Mistruths, Insults from the Copyright Lobby Over HR 3699 and NCSE Picks Fight Against Climate Science Deniers - Janet D...
      December 27, 2011Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Monday - snow, cold, reindeer, glaciers and more...

      Welcome back from the long holiday weekend.As always on Monday, we have a new Image of the Week for you to check out.And most of the bloggers were in the Winter holiday mood - lots of posts about snow, cold and reindeer ;-)- Jason G...
      June 11, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Monday - dark matter, virgin moths, genome sequencing, BPA, helical bacteria, black holes, aphrodisiac fungus, and more.

      We have a new blog on the network - welcome Critical Opalescence!And, being Monday, there is the new Image of the Week.- George Musser - Is Dark Matter a Glimpse of a Deeper Level of Reality? - Becky Crew - You’ll have to be hotter than that, virgin moths - Ricki Lewis - UGS (Universal Genome Sequencing) in the Mid-21st Century - Frederick S...
      June 5, 2012Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Monday - wheel spiders, #wsf12, war geology, sleep deprivation, ultra-marathons, rain-beaten mosquitos and more.

      We have a new blog on the network starting today - check out Running Ponies Tune in tomorrow (Tuesday) at 3pm EDT for our second Live Chat: The 2012 Transit of Venus, with SA Editor George Musser.And, being Monday, we have the new Image of the Week.- Becky Crew - It’s not funny anymore, Golden Wheel Spider - Krystal D'Costa - What Other People Think About Us Matters—Here’s Why - David Bressan - Accretionary Wedge #36:War Geology - Scicurious - Sleep Deprived?...
      April 10, 2013Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Wednesday T. Rex s roar, chemophobia, Margaret Thatcher Illusion, transparent brain, and more.

      Today we have a new Video of the Week. Check it out.- Kyle Hill - The Animals Hiding in a T. Rex’s Roar - Dorea Reeser - Natural vs Synthetic Chemicals is a Gray Matter - Gary Stix - Blockheads No More: New Technology Creates the See-Through Brain and New Study: Neuroscience Research Gets an “F” for Reliability - Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L...
      July 26, 2013Environment

      #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...
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