My dad worked for NASA, recruited John Glenn and knew Neil Armstrong
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#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - False Memories, Drug screens, Red Wolf, Sociable Weavers, Cap-and-Trade, and more.
Today we got a new blogger at the #SciAmBlogs network - see who!- Steven Ross Pomeroy - How to Instill False Memories - Judy Stone - Drug screens-any more than theater? - John R...
Dillon Marsh's photographs of sociable weaver nests, taken in the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa, beautifully illustrate traditional nature--the realm of wild animals--overlapping with human civilization...
If you are a regular reader of our network, you are familiar with the Symbiartic blog, where artist Glendon Mellow and illustrator Kalliopi Monoyios explore the relationship and intersection between visual arts and science, nature and medicine.Today, I am super-happy to introduce a new blogger on our network - a third co-blogger at Symbiartic, with a focus on cartoons and comic strips...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $2,500 reward for information about the January 18 shooting death of a critically endangered red wolf ( Canis rufus ) in North Carolina.
Well, hello there! Welcome to my first Symbiartic post. My name is Katie, and I write and illustrate a blog called Beatrice the Biologist. The most common question I get is, "Why is it called Beatrice the Biologist if your name is Katie?" A couple reasons:1) Katie the Biologist has no ring to it.2) Beatrice is an awesome name.3) I wanted to write a children's book called Beatrice the Biologist, so when I started a blog, I recycled the name.4) I wanted to create a science communication mascot to represent the idea that we are all scientists.5) Because I love messing with people. I come from a biology background with a small amount of art training...
Editor’s note: Researchers exploring Mars via rover and satellite have to adapt to the longer day on the Red Planet. Katie Worth, whose Can Earthlings Adapt to the Longer Day on Mars?
The cosmos is full of surprises—not a week goes by without some group of astronomers announcing a perplexing new discovery that upends theory or expectation.
I take a lot of photos of bacteria on my phone, and sometimes I use those pictures as my phone's wallpaper. These photos are meta-phone bacteria wallpapers: photographs of bacteria that I collected off the surface of my phone (h/t to Nick for the microbial inspiration)...
I’ve been doing a lot of traveling recently, and am increasingly disturbed by the growing surveillance society and the misplaced reassurances that are used to assuage the public, coined “security theater” by Bruce Schneier...
Every musician’s dream is to travel the world, be critically acclaimed, and be able to listen to four different pieces of music simultaneously.
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