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Glass Fossils Inspire Molten Dreams

When Mary Anning discovered the first fossil ichthyosaur skeleton along the Blue Lias cliffs of Dorset, could she have dreamed something like this?Amanda Heath is an art teacher and sculptor working in the mixed media of copper, glass and wood, and inspired by the Jurassic coast of Dorset...

June 18, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

Why Has Canopy Meg Been Ousted?

Something smells fishy. A few weeks ago, the Raleigh News Observer reported that Dr. Margaret Lowman, known to many in the science communication field as Canopy Meg, was going to be “shifted” out of her position as Director of the Nature Research Center...

June 17, 2013 — Kate Clancy

#SciAmBlogs Monday - health insurance, elephant shrews, Bloomsday, night noise, optogenetics, fathers, and more.

See our new Image of the Week!- Nortin M. Hadler and Janet Schwartz - The health insurance Shell Game - Dorian Rolston - Night Noise: What a Sleeping Brain Hears - Gary Stix - Dragonflies with Backpacks May Advance the Science of Prey Capture - Scicurious - OCD and Optogenetics: Lighting the brain up to shut a behavior down - Kelly Oakes - Good morning Gliese 526, the Earth says hello - Melanie Tannenbaum - Happy Father’s Day!...

STAFFJune 17, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

The Transit of the ISS Enterprise

It’s no secret: Overthinking It loves Star Trek. We have already thought way too hard about how Benedict Cumberbatch could crush your skull, and how the most resilient little animal on the planet could fix a warp core...

June 17, 2013 — Kyle Hill

The Transit of the ISS Enterprise

It's no secret: Overthinking It loves Star Trek . We have already thought way too hard about how Benedict Cumberbatch could crush your skull, and how the most resilient little animal on the planet could fix a warp core...

June 17, 2013 — Kyle Hill

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