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Orra White Hitchcock’s elegant 19th century geological drawings shine at the American Folk Art Museum
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Historian Amy Shira Teitel has a lot to say about spaceflight. Her short videos on various vintage space topics are interesting, informative and very easy to watch.
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today with a plea. A plea to new grad students, to new postdocs, to new undergrads. A plea to WRITE IT DOWN. All of it.
This is a series of Q&As with new, young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public.
What can postage stamps tell us about biodiversity conservation? When André Nemésio isn’t studying biology, he collects stamps. André and his colleagues Diana Seixas and Heraldo Vasconcelos recently cataloged the animals represented on hundreds of thousands of postage stamps for sale on Delcampe and eBay.
Imagine a pastoral scene, seventy years ago in Mexico. On a sunny February day, a woman and her son watch over their flock of sheep from the shade of oaks; her husband strides across his fields toward a pile of branches that need burning, while his helper completes a furrow.
Guest Post by Tali Trigg Electric vehicles (EVs) have come under siege in the media in the past two years, with several observers pointing to shortcomings like driving range, performance in cold weather and resale value as indicators of their imminent demise.
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - False Memories, Drug screens, Red Wolf, Sociable Weavers, Cap-and-Trade, and more.
Today we got a new blogger at the #SciAmBlogs network - see who! - Steven Ross Pomeroy - How to Instill False Memories - Judy Stone - Drug screens-any more than theater? - John R.
Assimilation 7 by © Dillon Marsh (http://dillonmarsh.com) Dillon Marsh's photographs of sociable weaver nests, taken in the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa, beautifully illustrate traditional nature--the realm of wild animals--overlapping with human civilization.
If you are a regular reader of our network, you are familiar with the Symbiartic blog, where artist Glendon Mellow and illustrator Kalliopi Monoyios explore the relationship and intersection between visual arts and science, nature and medicine.Today, I am super-happy to introduce a new blogger on our network - a third co-blogger at Symbiartic, with a focus on cartoons and comic strips.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $2,500 reward for information about the January 18 shooting death of a critically endangered red wolf ( Canis rufus ) in North Carolina.
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