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Learn Visual Communication from the SciComm Pros

If you are at all inclined to dip your toes into the world of scientific visual communications there are two must-attend events this summer: the Guild of Natural Illustrators' Annual Conference (Bar Harbor, ME from July 7-13, 2013) and the Association of Medical Illustrators' Annual Conference (Salt Lake City, UT from July 17-20, 2013)...

May 28, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

The Emerging Field of Human Macroecology

Sustainability efforts have been on the cultural radar for many years. Increasingly, cultural norms instruct us to turn off the lights when leaving a room, drive a smaller car, recycle as much as possible ...

May 28, 2013 — Anne-Marie Hodge

Bacterial Encounters at the Salton Sea

The Salton Sea is California's largest lake, stretching 35 miles along the San Andreas fault about 150 miles east of Los Angeles and 200 feet below sea level.

May 28, 2013 — Christina Agapakis

Review of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness

In the highly salable field of "brain fitness," there is an awful lot of hype. How can consumers possibly sort the science from the pseudo-science? Thankfully, there are resources such as The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (284 pages; April 2013)...

May 28, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman

Rare Asiatic Golden Cats are World-First Test Tube Babies

A pair of Asiatic golden cats have been bred using artificial insemination for the first time in an effort to ensure the future of this rare and beautiful species.Asiatic golden cats ( Pardofelis temminckii ) are small, nocturnal cats that live in the tropical rainforests of southeast Asia, their range stretching from China, Nepal and India to Burma, Thailand and Malaysia...

May 28, 2013 — Becky Crew

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