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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.
NASA doesn’t have a lock on space exploration anymore. Just ask Lauren Rojas, a seventh grader in Antioch, Calif., who recently launched a balloon to 93,625 feet* using a do-it-yourself balloon kit from High Altitude Science.
Black Family Technology Awareness Week (BFTAW) is a national public awareness campaign designed to encourage more African Americans to incorporate technology into their daily lives.
I have a million thoughts swirling in my head after Science Online 2013, and a million more things I want to learn about and accomplish for Science Online 2014.
Grosse Ile is a place defined by disease. The two-mile long island is in the St. Lawrence River off the coast of Quebec, Canada. It functioned for over one hundred years as a quarantine station for victims of major infectious diseases.
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