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Save Yourself From The Zombie Apocalypse By Turning Your Home Into A Biolab

Save Yourself From The Zombie Apocalypse By Turning Your Home Into A Biolab

Do you use a gun, a sword, a series of elaborate traps involving wild animals, or something else to defeat the zombie horde at your door? Whatever your weapon of choice, I think the great zombie weapon debate misses a crucial point–to even think about battling zombies, you first have to prevent becoming one...

November 17, 2013 — Kyle Hill
GMO Labeling, I-522, and Why This Debate Sucks for Progressive Scientists Like Me

GMO Labeling, I-522, and Why This Debate Sucks for Progressive Scientists Like Me

I’m a granola (and dirt)-eating, tree-hugging, liberal/progressive. If I was called by a pollster asking about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), I’d be counted among the folks that disapprove, but only because I think it doesn’t go far enough (I’m for single-payer, but I could have settled for the public option)...

November 8, 2013 — Kevin Bonham
Getting the God of Thunder’s Science Straight

Getting the God of Thunder’s Science Straight

With Thor: The Dark World out today, it’s time to delve back into superhero fandom to find, surprisingly, just how scientifically grounded the powers of the blonde-haired god are.

November 8, 2013 — Kyle Hill
SciArt on the Scene in Nov/Dec. 2013

SciArt on the Scene in Nov/Dec. 2013

Ahhh, fall. Time to look for more indoor activities. And aren’t you lucky? Here’s a list of sciart exhibits that will warm your heart while you warm your toes.

October 30, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The Need for Belonging in Math and Science

From her earliest memories, Catherine Good was good at math. By second grade she was performing at the fourth grade level, sometimes even helping the teacher grade other students’ work.

October 21, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman
Back off, Texas — More NC Science Crazy

Back off, Texas — More NC Science Crazy

Okay you know who’s happy today? The people of North Carolina and the people of Texas, whose legislative antiscience crazy doesn’t seem especially off the hook given the nationwide legislative crazy we have going on...

October 2, 2013 — Scott Huler
Dog-Eared Reading (Volume 1)

Dog-Eared Reading (Volume 1)

I recently saw a clip of Neil Patrick Harris hosting the 2013 Emmys. He was doing a bit about Google Glass and said he was watching an episode of American Horror Story on his contacts while hosting the show...

September 29, 2013 — Julie Hecht
Could a Sand Storm on DUNE Flay Your Flesh?

Could a Sand Storm on DUNE Flay Your Flesh?

“Arrakis–Dune–Desert planet.” Science fiction’s epic opus—Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel DUNE—tells a story of politics, betrayal, and sandworms on a vast desert planet called Arrakis...

September 23, 2013 — Kyle Hill
Unfeathered for All the World to See

Unfeathered for All the World to See

One of the most astonishing illustrated books to come out this year is the work of Katrina van Grouw, an ornithologist and fine artist who counts taxidermy among her eclectic skills.

September 19, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
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