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    Curtis Brainard Curtis Brainard is the Blogs Editor at Scientific American. Follow on Twitter @cbrainard.
  • #SciAmBlogs Weekly Recap—Equality, Falcon-Cam, Rare Water Lily, ‘Wrecking Ball,’ Bloopers & More

    Scientific American migrated to a new content management system this weekend, so if you had any trouble with the site, we apologize for any inconvenience. I was just getting familiar with the old system, but I’m told the new one is much better. This weekly recap is coming in a bit late (I blame the [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Weekly Recap—CES, the Polar Vortex, Endangered Animals, Petting Zoos, Pricey Art & More

    It’s been an exciting first week on the job as the new editor of Scientific American’s blog network—a huge thank you to our bloggers, the SciAm staff, and the rest of the online community for extending such a warm welcome. The first full week in January also brought some terrific posts. Over at Plugged In, [...]

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    Greetings from the New SA Blogs Editor

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    With a new year comes new beginnings, and today I am thrilled to take the helm of the Scientific American blog network. Home to more than 40 blogs and 60 bloggers, it is a federation of some Web’s most creative science communicators, who encourage daily discussions of the many ways in which science influences our [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Monday – #standingwithDNLee and yes, there was other stuff as well….

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    In case you missed it…but the rest of this week is Diversity Week on the blogs, so come back tomorrow for lots of it! – DNLee – Responding to No name Life Science Blog Editor who called me out of my name   – Mariette DiChristina – A Message from Mariette DiChristina, Editor in Chief [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Friday – Artificial Intelligence, Big Weather Data, Walking Dead, Hemlock Extinction, Walking to School, and more.

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    Enjoy the latest Video of the Week! – Samuel Johnston – WeatherSignal: Big Data meets Forecasting   – Seth Baum – Our Final Invention: Is AI The Defining Issue for Humanity?   – Jag Bhalla – Astronaut vs. Cowboy ethics   – Kyle Hill – The Walking Dead Shuffles Into Science Education With Bolts, Brains, [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Thursday – frozen microbes, global sex tally, heritage apples, a retraction, stink bugs, Lady Gaga’s goals, Jaguar perfume, and more.

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      – Paige Brown – Colder than Ice: Researchers Discover How Microbes Survive in Sub-Freezing Conditions   – Tim Lahey – HIV and the Global Sex Tally   – Layla Eplett – The Heir And The Spare: Preserving Heritage And Heirloom Apples   – Pamela Ronald – Lab Life: The Anatomy of a Retraction   [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Wednesday – Dead Zone, Chemistry Nobel, Hayflick Number, Cognitive Training, Pediatric Depression, and more.

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    - Kristopher Hite – Dead Zone Judo   – Buddhini Samarasinghe – The Hallmarks of Cancer: 4 – Limitless Replicative Potential   – Scott Barry Kaufman – New Cognitive Training Study Takes on the Critics   – Deborah Serani – What Adults Need to Know about Pediatric Depression   – Ashutosh Jogalekar – Computational chemistry [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Tuesday – Nobel Prizes, cell transport, Higgs boson, pumpkin spice, deadliest jellyfish, Sci-Fi ships, and more.

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    Check out the brand new Image of the Week! – Mark Jackson – The not-so-noble past of the Nobel Prizes   – Lawrence Rifkin – 10 Sublime Wonders of Science   – David Stipp – How Anti-Aging Drugs Could Help Medicare   – Ilana Yurkiewicz – Because I work in a hospital, I can’t help [...]

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    Welcome the Popular Science blog network

    Last week at a conference in Belgrade, I received a copy of the latest issue of the Serbian-language edition of Popular Science

    This morning, the science blogging ecosystem just got bigger and better. More the merrier! Our friends at Popular Science just launched a brand new blog network. They are starting with 13 wonderful bloggers, some veterans, some new, and there will be something for everyone: Zero Moment: Erik Sofge on our robot future Techtiles: Emma Barker [...]

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    #SciAmBlogs Friday – Test-Tube Burger, Sea Otter Cam, Behavioral Genetics, #Dysonfest, Jargon Viruses, and more.

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    - Paul Knoepfler – Stem Cells Promise Noah’s Ark of Test-Tube Burger Choices   – Jag Bhalla – The Most Dangerous Jargon Viruses   – Ashutosh Jogalekar – #Dysonfest: Origin of life, climate change (denial), number theory and nuclear weapons   – John R. Platt – Endangered Species Success Stories: How Many More Are We [...]

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