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Hints for Mystery Micrograph #02

Hints for Mystery Micrograph #02

Back from #scio13, an awesome conference on online science communication in Raleigh, NC. Fingers poised for MOAR blogging! For now, I'll drop some hints for the yet-unsolved Mystery Micrograph from a while ago.

February 6, 2013 — Psi Wavefunction
Quick updates: #scio13, #wjchat, Science Studio, @scifri

Quick updates: #scio13, #wjchat, Science Studio, @scifri

As you probably know, last week was ScienceOnline2013 - I still need to wind down, and catch up, before the regular blogging will resume. For those of you who missed it, you can catch up on coverage on the Scio13 Information Central page, see the media and blog coverage to date, or watch the recordings of morning Converge talks (a number of other recorded sessions will be available at the same link later).

February 6, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Nano-Powder on Your Doughnuts: Should You Worry?

Nano-Powder on Your Doughnuts: Should You Worry?

Courtesy of Flickr.com / Qfamily There are nano-sized particles in your food. Does this make you nervous?A new report from an environmental health group, As You Sow, raises concern about nanoparticles in some popular sweets.

February 6, 2013 — David Biello
Great tits: still murderous, rapacious, flesh-rending predators!

Great tits: still murderous, rapacious, flesh-rending predators!

Dead redpolls, victims of tit attacks! Photo by Lassi Kujala. Thanks to Ville Sinkkonen, I've just learnt of this Finnish news article: it reports wildlife photographer Lassi Kujala's discovery of more than ten Common redpolls Carduelis flammea killed by Great tits Parus major .

February 6, 2013 — Darren Naish
Will This Be The Comet Of The Century?

Will This Be The Comet Of The Century?

It may not look like much now, but ISON has the potential to become a Great Comet (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD (Tony Farnham)) NASA's Deep Impact probe has captured images of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), as it moves past the orbital distance of Jupiter on what may be its first trip inwards to the Sun, and possibly a spectacular show.Comets are notoriously fickle beasts.

February 6, 2013 — Caleb A. Scharf
#scio13 Wrapup: On Identity

#scio13 Wrapup: On Identity

Kate Clancy and I were lucky enough to be able to lead a session on Identity at this year's Science Online. What are your various identities? How do they impact your writing?

February 6, 2013 — Scicurious

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