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    Carin Bondar is a biologist, writer and film-maker with a PhD in population ecology from the University of British Columbia.  Find Dr. Bondar online at www.carinbondar.com, on twitter @drbondar or on her facebook page: Dr. Carin Bondar – Biologist With a Twist.

    Joanne Manaster is a university level cell and molecular biology lecturer with an insatiable passion for science outreach to all ages. Enjoy her quirky videos  at www.joannelovesscience.com, on twitter @sciencegoddess and on her Facebook page at JoanneLovesScience.

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    Perhaps you’ve reached that point in the summer where your kids might be sitting around the house saying “I’m bored!” or perhaps you want them to be more engaged with the world around them. The Royal Institute of Science and science educator Alom Shaha have come up with ExpeRimental, a new series of short films [...]

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    Annedroids: A New Science Program for Kids

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    Are you looking for an entertaining program for your kids to get them excited about science and engineering with role models their own age? Sinking Ship Entertainment, the Emmy nominated, award-winning production company that specializes in TV and transmedia projects for kids, (having worked with Nick Jr. and now one of the first partners of [...]

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    #Apollo45 Where were you when Apollo 11 Landed on the Moon?

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    In recognition of the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the first moon landing, everyone is invited to participate in sharing their moon landing stories by uploading them to YouTube and sharing them with the hashtag #Apollo45. I’ve shared before my story of being a young girl in Albuquerque, New Mexico and being called [...]

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    Amazing new Eminem Parody Music Video from A Capaella Science

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    The genius that is Tim Blais has come up with a fantastic new parody video to the tune of Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’. Called ‘Eminemium – Choose Yourself’, the video is a compilation of many levels of Blais, doing his own singing, rapping and background sound. The lyrics weave a complex picture of science and society, [...]

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    Just a Few Hours Left to Contribute to the PhD Movie Sequel!

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    Jorge Cham of PhD comics fame has already run a tremendously successful kickstarter campaign to create his second film. It’s not surprising considering the huge success of Cham’s comics and the first movie, which was screened at over 500 universities world wide. Go ahead, check out the trailer and donate a few bucks to this [...]

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    Chat with Particle Fever’s Monica Dunford

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    If you’ve seen the movie, Particle Fever (You haven’t? You can get it live streaming on iTunes today, and at other VOD services July 15), then you are acquainted with the ebullient American physicist Monica Dunford, an experimental high-energy particle physicist who helped bring the ATLAS detector at CERN into operation for the first Large Hadron [...]

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    Particle Fever Movie Streaming to a Device Near You

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    The fantastic movie about the search for the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider, Particle Fever, which packed theaters on its tour across the country (I know, I sat in on one!) will soon be available to everyone on iTunes beginning July 1 and on other VOD services as of July 15. “Imagine being able [...]

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    Unlocking the Secrets of the Inner Earth: The Deep Carbon Observatory

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    We are all well aware of the immense role that carbon plays in our lives. However, have you ever thought about the immense reservoir of carbon that exists deep beneath the earth’s surface? The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) is a group of scientists with members spanning the globe, who’s ultimate aim is to unlock the [...]

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    The Engineer Guy’s Stories of Technological Failures

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    My colleague at the University of Illinois, chemical engineer Bill Hammack, also known as The Engineer Guy, has been busy creating a new series of videos and was seemingly off the radar on youtube–but never fear, he is back! His latest series focuses on three famous technological “duds” or “Edsels”. Bill explains more in this [...]

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    Monday Music Video: An Epic Rap Battle Between Newton and Nye!

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    Today on YouTube we see a showdown between two science greats, with an additional big scicomm name included for good measure! I’ve written about Epic Rap Battles of History previously about the immensely entertaining Einstein vs. Stephen Hawking Rap Battle Epic Rap Battles of History is the creative brainchild of Epic Lloyd and Nice Peter on [...]

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