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Khalil’s Picks (22 November 2013)

Another week, more great stuff. We have a great selection today which will make your weekend really really good. Dig in! – A New Kind of Food Science: How IBM Is Using Big Data to Invent Creative Recipes by Aatish Bhatia Computers are constantly getting smarter.

STAFF November 22, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil’s Picks (15 November 2013)

Another really awesome week with everything from some some meta-science journalism stories to the wonders of rocks ants, crocodiles, dead satellites and Carl Sagan.

STAFF November 15, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil’s Picks (8 November 2013)

You’ve been waiting the entire week for this, haven’t you? The first piece is a highly-recommended analysis of freelance science journalism salaries.

STAFF November 8, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil’s Picks (1 November 2013)

Candy! Candy corn? What exactly is candy corn?! This week’s picks points you to the answer as well as to some super science writing filled with dolphins, octopuses, zombies, rhinos, corals and, umm, engineers!

STAFF November 1, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Khalil’s Picks (25 October 2013)

We’re back in business! This week was pretty phenomenal with Shutdown’s effects on science, evolution, history of sand, Google Flu, the chemist that is nature… Quick note before I leave you with this week’s great reads.

STAFF October 25, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Bora’s Picks (October 11th, 2013)

Seeing Maps of Sounds and Smells by Rose Eveleth: Jorge Louis Borges once described an empire that wanted to build a map. But the maps they had seen before were not precise enough.

STAFF October 11, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Khalil’s Picks (4 October 2013)

This week on Picks, we’ve got a great selection: the science (or pseudoscience?) of sleep apps, Nobel guinea pigs, “clean eating,” dinosaurs, the computer that smells and so much more… – Sleep Cycle App: Precise, or Placebo?

STAFF October 4, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

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.

STAFF September 27, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Khalil’s Picks (20 September 2013)

This week on Picks: prosopagnosia (!!!!), violent video games, delusions, white whales, a frog that got fried by a NASA spaceship, and so much more.

STAFF September 20, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Bora’s Picks (September 13th, 2013)

Guppies lie about mate choice to trick rivals by Anne-Marie Hodge: When it comes to sex among guppies, competition is high for those at the top of the game.

STAFF September 13, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

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