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Quick update: UNESCO Belgrade, and NYTimes

Quick update: UNESCO Belgrade, and NYTimes

I am in Belgrade, my hometown, participating in the First SEE Regional Science Promotion Conference October 2nd and 3rd, Belgrade, Serbia and the UNESCO South East European (SEE) Science Journalism School...

October 2, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
A Mosaic of September SciArt Glory

A Mosaic of September SciArt Glory

How many times do you have to do something before it is considered tradition? Last year, Glendon had the excellent idea to post a different #sciart image each day in the month of September...

October 1, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Will We Accept Eye-Tracking Gadgets?

Will We Accept Eye-Tracking Gadgets?

It seems like biometric-enabled gadgets should be a hard sell in the post-Snowden marketplace. When Apple announced the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5s, Twitter lit up with a blaze of NSA jokes...

September 30, 2013 — Seth Fletcher
DNA stories

DNA stories

This post was originally written for the Superflux blog. Superflux is a collaborative design practice working at the intersection of emerging technologies and everyday life to design for a world in flux...

September 30, 2013 — Christina Agapakis
Fossil Fish Face

Fossil Fish Face

Image of the Week #111 September 30th, 2013: From: How Fossil Fish Make Front-Page News by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic. Source: Brian Choo Often the highest calling for an artist can be to describe humanity’s place in the world...

September 30, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Crowdfunding: What’s in It for Scientists?

Crowdfunding: What’s in It for Scientists?

It seemed like no one was willing to take a chance on Louisa Edgerly. She had been working for months to get funding for her research trip to the Republic of Congo—nothing came.

September 30, 2013 — Alexandra Branscombe
A match meant to be? Social media and sports

A match meant to be? Social media and sports

In 2010 one of the questions sports organizations were wrestling with was whether they should allow their players to tweet. That question is far from defined, but it’s becoming clear that social media has an important role to play within the sport community...

September 29, 2013 — Krystal D'Costa
Arctic Methane: Going with the flow

Arctic Methane: Going with the flow

by Dr Jennifer Muller, University of Manchester Sunday 22nd September. It is good to not expect everything to go according to plan. Last Sunday (22nd September), the plan had been to head up North and fly to Svalbard (~78 °N), land and refuel at Longyearbyen, and then sample and do more science in the Svalbard [...]..

September 27, 2013 — Michelle Cain
Bora’s Picks (September 27th, 2013)

Bora’s Picks (September 27th, 2013)

Tibetan Uplift Fools Taxonomists: An Identity Crisis Solved by Anne-Marie Hodge: The Tibetan ground tit (Parus humilis) is a drab, unassuming little songbird.

September 27, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Climate Change Is Not All Disaster and Uncertainty

How does newspaper coverage affect how we view climate change? A new report has estimated that 82% of articles about climate change are framed in the context of “disaster” and “uncertainty”...

September 26, 2013 — Stephan Lewandowsky, James Risbey and Naomi Oreskes

Why moths are attracted to lights

Image of the Week #110 September 26th, 2013: From: The world at night – blacklighting: how it works and some amazing photos by Felicity Muth at Not bad science.

September 26, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Stunning Live Visual Effects in Box

Wow. This is the most awesome thing I saw yesterday, even though I watched – and enjoyed – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. This short video entitled, “Box,” packed a bigger punch in five minutes than Joss Whedon and ABC did in an hour...

September 25, 2013 — Brian Malow
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