Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of sabercat from a site made famous by its relevance to early human history
The facts and fiction of Jules Verne’s optical illusions
There are a zillion things to love about Black Panther, but seeing Letitia Wright embody a brilliant black scientist brought me incredible joy
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The University of Montana's natural history museum in Missoula is the "largest zoological museum in Montana and one of the major zoological collections of the Northern Rocky Mountains," according to its website.
As marijuana is being legalized in Washington and Colorado states, its proliferation and use raise legitimate issues regarding its dose-dependent and long-term effects.
Image courtesy of iStockphoto/chrisbrignell Height? Weight? Any changes in your health? Do you smoke? Simple screening in the doctor's office can help clinicians pick up on potential health problems.
Every year I ask some of the attendees of the ScienceOnline conferences to tell me (and my readers) more about themselves, their careers, current projects and their views on the use of the Web in science, science education or science communication.
Swirling Symmetry, mathematically-inspired art by Sandra DeLozier Coleman, who also writes mathematical poetry. This piece appeared in the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings art gallery.
Terrence Tumpey, whose team reconstructed the extinct 1918 “Spanish Flu” virus. Cutting edge influenza research has generated controversy, with some claiming that the benefits of creating new (or resurrecting old) viruses are outweighed by the risks of an accidental or intentionally caused pandemic.
Tune in tomorrow (Wednesday, January 16th) at 6pm EST to Virtually Speaking Science, online radio show about science. Host Tom Levenson and I will spend an hour talking about...well, whatever Tom asks, but likely about ScienceOnline, science reporting and blogging, the new media ecosystem, science communication, and other topics Tom and I have been discussing online and offline for the past several years.
By Deborah Gordon After a half-century pursuit of oil independence, the U.S. may have struck it rich again. Only this time it’s not the same black gold.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Wonderful Archaea, Math Knots, Smoking Stigma, Nuclear Weapons, Missed Chances, and more.
As usual on Mondays, we have the new Image of the Week. - Chris Arnade - How to lose 3 million dollars in one second? - Bob Grumman - M@h*(pOet)?ica—Circles, Part 3 - Ashley Tucker - The Future of Computers - Jennifer Frazer - Archaea Are More Wonderful Than You Know - Evelyn Lamb - Knotty Fun at the Joint Math Meetings - Scicurious - Don’t look back in anger: missed chances and aging - Krystal D'Costa - Speakeasy Smoking?
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