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Vaccinate! Do it for the testicles

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Katie McKissick’s Guide to Forgotten Diseases:   From: Guide to Forgotten Diseases by Katie McKissick at Symbiartic. Source: Katie McKissick As the third part of the Symbiartic science-and-art-smushed-together triumvirate, Katie McKissick often deals with real science and important issues with humor and her frickin’ funny artwork. This cartoon has both  humor and an important message. [...]

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Scientists Discover the Very First Hipster

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You’ve seen the cartoon before: a fish hoisting itself up on land with its front fins, being greeted with some snarky sign like, “Evolve at your own risk,” or something similar. This fish has become a meme, so much so that when the discovery of Tiktaalik roseae, a 375-million year old fossil that displays a [...]

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Original Gifts for Science and Art Geeks

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Looking for a knock-out gift for the science geek in your life? Look no further. If you like art and you like science, these artists, all featured on Symbiartic at one point, have gifts that will impress even the most jaded gift recipients… Made With Molecules Jewelry by Raven Hanna, PhD. Raven Hanna, PhD. left [...]

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Are You A Mammal? Standardized Test

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Hannah Bonner is an illustrator who is creating an empire of informative, entertaining kids’ books about paleontology. They remind me of The Magic School Bus series by Joanna Cole: real science conveyed with a wacky sense of humor. Take, for example, Bonner’s “Are You A Mammal?” standardized test. It opens with the following instructions: Instructions: [...]

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Grumpy Shark Responds to Discovery’s Shark Week

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Discovery channel asks if C. megalodon could still be extant, Tardar megalodon answers. You tell ‘em, Tardar megalodon! Drawing by Scott Elyard. We’ve featured artwork by Elyard before here on Symbiartic: Dinosaurs & Robots rocking Anchorage. – - Coherent Light – Scott Elyard’s art blog . @coherent_light – Elyard on Twitter Scott Elyard on G+ Cubelight gfx [...]

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The Intelligent Use of Animations

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Or, in other words: Don’t do this. Do this: Remember websites in the early 90s with their scrolling banners, cheezy tiled backgrounds, and blinking and twirling text? No matter how swanky html5 or the next coding language is, I hope I never utter the phrase, “sure, why not?!” when it comes to use of special [...]

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