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ScienceOnline is a conference put on by Karyn Traphagen, Anton Zuiker, and our own Bora Zivkovic. I've been going since I first stumbled across it in 2010, making this year the fourth time I've attended.
The "Unconference" I had the wonderful opportunity to co-moderate two sessions at this past week’s Science Online “unconference” in Raleigh, affectionately known as #scio13.
When wildlife officials in Borneo first encountered a three-month-old pygmy elephant on January 25, he was surrounded by death. Four members of his herd lay on the ground around him, their bodies cold and bloody.
After a day or so of steaming towards East Cape, we decided that the weather was still too bad to launch any of the gear safely, so we plodded on down to Poverty Bay.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Groundhogs, Ravens, #scio13, Tibet Yaks, end of science, addiction, Steven Chu, SciAm Cinema, and more.
Check out a very, very special Video of the Week! - Chris Arnade - The Real, and Simple, Equation That Killed Wall Street - Caitlin Contag - Your Next Vacation: Quarantine on Grosse Île - Megan Scudellari - Born Again Textbooks - Lawrence Rifkin - Amoxicillin–Humdrum?
Image of human embryo stem cell droplets courtesy of Will Shu/Biofabrication Every week, it seems, there’s a new breakthrough in 3-D printing that promises us the ability to (eventually) fabricate some new thing in one of those glass-walled wonder boxes.
The triumph of corvids over numbers yesterday in the Super Bowl meant two things to me: first, that ornithology continues to trounce math in any contest that matters, and second, that I would have to follow up this weekend's groundhog post with a post about the amazingness of one of the most clever of winged critters.Here, then, are six seven things you didn't know about ravens.
Video of the Week #78, February 4th, 2013: From: Welcome to SciAm Cinema! A New Monthly Video Series at Scientific American by Carin Bondar at PsiVid .
Last night I was at a SuperBowl party and enjoyed many (maybe too many) delicious foods, including Insalata Caprese. This mozzarella, tomato, basil, salt, and olive oil concoction is a traditional summertime treat.
Well, I made it to Kenya successfully, seem to have conquered my jet lag, and am exciting about getting my fieldwork in motion. After spending a couple of days doing meetings and errands in Nairobi, I am headed off to my field site in the Laikipia District.
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