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Anthropology in Practice

Imagine Science Film Festival Lineup Announced

I accepted an invitation on behalf of the ever-fabulous Carin Bondar who blogs at PsiVid to attend the premiere for the Imagine Science Film Festival on Friday.. Carin is hosting my writeup, with a link to the full lineup of films that will be shown during the festival from Oct. 14 to Oct. 21: The [...]

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Doing Good Science

Movie review: Strange Culture.

The other day I was looking for a movie I could watch with instant streaming that featured Josh Kornbluth* and I came upon Strange Culture. Strange Culture is a documentary about the arrest of artist and SUNY-Buffalo professor of art history Steve Kurtz on charges of bioterrorism, mail fraud, and wire fraud in 2004 after [...]

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Not bad science

Top 10 Horror Movies Featuring Animals (and Behaviour)

One of my guilty pleasures is sci-fi movies featuring animal behaviour, especially when it’s done terribly. For something different from my usual articles, I decided that for Hallowe’en I’d highlight my top ten favourite good-bad movies that feature animal behaviour as a main theme (even if not intended that way).   10) Piranha 3D In [...]

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HHMI, with Sean B. Carroll, Premieres New Films for Teachers

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“Film is a powerful way to tell stories. … The right story, told well, can be engaging, informative, and memorable.” —Sean B. Carroll The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is adding four new films to its award-winning catalog of short science documentaries for the classroom. Click below to watch a composite sample of the four [...]

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