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Addiction on the Streets: Frequently Asked Questions

Addiction on the Streets: Frequently Asked Questions

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty and prostitution in Hunts Point, Bronx.

December 31, 2012 — Cassie Rodenberg
Neecy: The Attitude Toward Relapse on the Streets

Neecy: The Attitude Toward Relapse on the Streets

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty and prostitution in Hunts Point, Bronx.

December 31, 2012 — Cassie Rodenberg
Science Sushi: 2012 in Review

Science Sushi: 2012 in Review

Tonight, we usher in a brand new year and say farewell to 2012. The first full year here at Scientific American Blogs. The year of the Higgs Boson. The year Curiosity landed on Mars.

December 31, 2012 — Christie Wilcox
Happy New Years!!!

Happy New Years!!!

Happy New Year's Eve to everyone!!! Well, Happy New Year's Eve from the lab. Because there's where Sci is. Rodents don't really care if it's a holiday.Does anyone have any New Year's Resolutions?

December 31, 2012 — Scicurious
Levi-Montalcini, A Giant of Neuroscience Leaves a Living Legacy

Levi-Montalcini, A Giant of Neuroscience Leaves a Living Legacy

What may have been Rita Levi-Montalcini's last paper was published almost a year ago in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . By no means a retrospective of a career that produced a Nobel Prize, the paper ("Nerve growth factor regulates axial rotation during early stages of chick embryo development") added still one more bit of knowledge about the protein involved with the growth and survival of nerve cells, a molecule that was Levi-Montalcini's passion for 60 years.Until her death on Sunday in Rome at 103, Levi-Montalcini had been the oldest living Nobelist and a woman who had never let anything stop her from pursuing a destiny as a scientist.

STAFFDecember 30, 2012 — Gary Stix
Don't Talk About Your New Year's Resolutions

Don't Talk About Your New Year's Resolutions

This statue at Notre-Dame de la Garde says "shush!" As I read the funny pages this morning in the paper, I noticed a running joke: no one keeps their New Year's resolutions.

December 30, 2012 — Hannah Waters
Life and times of the wild Axolotl

Life and times of the wild Axolotl

There haven’t been enough lissamphibians on Tet Zoo lately. So here’s a recycled section of text on axolotls, originally from a 2008 ver 2 article. I haven’t updated it properly, but I have added a new section of text at the end.

December 30, 2012 — Darren Naish
My personal best photographs of 2012

My personal best photographs of 2012

Since I'm asking everyone else to pony up a selection of their best science & nature photos of the year , I figure it's only fair I participate.

December 30, 2012 — Alex Wild

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