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The Three Hearts of the OctoBeast

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Borne of ink and paint by artist Kaitlin Beckett’s steady hand, the OctoBeast ramps up its mating display by brandishing its antlers and displaying its three hearts. Magnificent. Kaitlin Beckett is one of my favourite artists so I am thrilled to share this new work to kick off our September SciArt Blitz. Make sure to [...]

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PDCA – Public Displays of Cephalopod Affection

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Sometimes the easiest way to spark discussion about science is to bring it into everyday situations – like by wearing it as jewellery. This week polymer clay sculptor Noadi a.k.a. Sheryl Westleigh aims to increase the conversation about cephalopods – and it’s Cephalopod Awareness Days! Cephalopod Awareness Days are organized around the number of limbs [...]

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SciArt of the Day: A Revealing, Leggy Model

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Each image a scientific illustrator takes on is a chance to learn new things – about the scientific subject, about the limits of artistic materials, and of course, to push the artists’ own vision and skill further. Mieke Roth is a scientific illustrator who relishes the challenges in exploring new media and subjects. Beginning with [...]

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