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#SciAmBlogs Monday - Earth Day, Fred Flintstone, Dinosaurs' exaggerated structures, Serial Creators, Car Ownership, and more.


As usual on Mondays, we have a brand new Image of the Week - check it out!

- Kyle Hill - The Physics of Fred Flintstone’s Flaming Feet


- Larry Brilliant and William Foege - Lessons from Smallpox Guide Polio Endgame


- Ben Thomas - Oliver Sacks Shares Tales of Musical Hallucinations


- Darren Naish - Dinosaurs and their ‘exaggerated structures’: species recognition aids, or sexual display devices?


- Scicurious - To Calm a Rat with Tickling


- Scott Barry Kaufman - Profiling Serial Creators


- Krystal D'Costa - Choice, Control, Freedom and Car Ownership


- Christina Agapakis - The Structure of Industrial Revolutions


- Jennifer Ouellette - An-Ti-Ci-Pa-Tion: The Physics of Dripping Honey and Physics Week in Review: April 20, 2013


- Becky Crew - Bluebelly Night Wanderer Found in Brazilian Blackwater


- Lucas Brouwers - How genetic plunder transformed a microbe into a pink, salt-loving scavenger


- Samuel Jones - Bush-crow diaries: The mystery of the Abyssinian Pie


- Maureen McCarthy - Chimps in Uganda: Uganda’s Other Great Apes


- Psi Wavefunction - Alien-looking termite gut denizens at the SF Exploratorium!


- David Bressan - Mother Earth


- Dana Hunter - Happy Earth Day!


- John R. Platt - When Did the Barbary Lion Really Go Extinct? and Pygmy Elephants, Asiatic Lions and Other Links from the Brink


- Hadas Shema - The Leiden University Ranking


- S.E. Gould - Lab Rat has a baby on board!


- Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik - Neuroscience in Fiction: “Still Alice”, by Lisa Genova


- Alex Wild - With depth of field, more is not always better


- Mark Fischetti - Earth Day Begs the Question about the Future of Energy



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