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      September 12, 2011Environment

      Post-Weekend Summary at #SciAmBlogs

      In transit, in London for a night on my way back from Serbia to the USA. Back to full-time attention on Wednesday morning.Check out our latest Image of the Week on the right side-bar.
      December 15, 2011Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Finding Nemo, `Shame', sheep botanists and more.

      - Jennifer Jacquet - Finding Nemo Isn’t Easy: Film’s Stars Threatened with Extinction - Melissa C. Lott - Natural Gas – Leading Retirements, New Capacity - Danica Radovanovic - Digital divide and social media: Connectivity doesn’t end the digital divide, skills do. - Caleb A...
      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...
      February 21, 2013Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Thursday - Testing Kids DNA, medical apps, Einstein Writings, 3-D Printed Octopus Suckers, Stormwater, ENCODE, and more.

      - Ricki Lewis - New Guidelines on Testing Kids’ DNA – the Cliff’s Notes Version - Carly Goldstein - There’s an App for That: Policy and Technological Advances in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Ashutosh Jogalekar - ENCODE, Apple Maps and function: Why definitions matter and Physics Nobel Prizes and second acts - John R...
      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...
      August 11, 2011Environment

      Passions of Food--Special Day at #SciAmBlogs

      Welcome to the huge and wonderful day here at the Scientific American blog network, where we are having great fun discussing food and trends in modern agriculture and why people are so passionate about these topics...
      June 6, 2013Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Thursday - hearing aids, Thor's Hammer, Seabees, Quad Map, nuclear power, glowing octopus, and more.

      - David G. Myers - Hearing Aids Can Serve a Second Purpose—As Wireless Speakers - Jennifer Ouellette - The Physics of Thor’s Hammer Immortalized in Comic Form - Mary Karmelek - “We Build, We Fight”: The Role of the Seabees in the Invasion of Normandy - Dana Hunter - Epic Excitement: Reading Quad Map Documentation - Nicholas Evans and Ashutosh Jogalekar - Promise or problem?...
      February 27, 2013Environment

      #SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Sequester, spiral-toothed shark, social octopus, blue marble, alcohol+caffeine, and more.

      As usual on Wednesdays, we have the new Video of the Week.- Howard Bloom - Sequestration Shovels Money to the Russians - Tom Levenson - There Should Be Grandeur: Basic Science in the Shadow of the Sequester - Chris Arnade - Why It’s Smart to Be Reckless on Wall Street - Becky Crew - Prehistoric ghost shark Helicoprion’s spiral-toothed jaw explained - Katherine Harmon - Rare Social Octopuses Break All the (Mating) Rules [Video] - Elizabeth Aston - Scicurious Guest Writer!...
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