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ScienceOnline2012 interview with Anthony Salvagno

ScienceOnline2012 interview with Anthony Salvagno

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.

January 21, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
What is: ScienceOnlineTEEN

What is: ScienceOnlineTEEN

This is a group post written by the teens on the ScienceOnlineTeen planning committee. Naseem, 16 years old: What is ScienceOnlineTeen?Imagine a bunch of people from all walks of life with one interest in common -science- all in one place at the same time.

STAFFJanuary 21, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Challenge Accepted: Non-traditional Assignments in the Classroom

Challenge Accepted: Non-traditional Assignments in the Classroom

I’ve been teaching a 200-level evolutionary medicine course at my university for four years. Each year I try something a little different to give students more ways to express themselves and to demonstrate their understanding of the material.

January 21, 2013 — Kate Clancy
Brainiac parrots threatened by widespread lead poisoning

Brainiac parrots threatened by widespread lead poisoning

New Zealand’s kea* are among the most devastatingly intelligent birds on the planet. For instance, animal cognition researchers say kea are as smart as crows at solving mechanical puzzles.

January 21, 2013 — Cristy Gelling
Darwin s Neon Golf Balls

Darwin s Neon Golf Balls

Image of the Week #76, January 21th, 2013: From: Darwin's Neon Golf Balls by Jennifer Frazer at The Artful Amoeba .

January 21, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Tetrapod Zoology enters its 8th year of operation

Tetrapod Zoology enters its 8th year of operation

  Tet Zoo stuff from 2012: man-eating lions, raptors, crocodyliforms, the Squamozoic, turtle penises. Why chickens? Because they were always there, in the background.

January 21, 2013 — Darren Naish

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