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#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Stamp Biodiversity, Electric Vehicles, Vintage Space, Obesity Coverage, Meteors, and more.
As usual on Wednesdays, we have the new Video of the Week.- Laura Jane Martin - Postage Stamps Overlook Earth's Tiny Creatures - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Kate Prengaman - Tali Trigg - Electric Vehicle Deployment – Where Should We Be Today? - Carin Bondar - Vintage Space: Historical Spaceflight on Film - Dana Hunter - Parícutin: “Here Is Something New and Strange” - Kalliopi Monoyios - The Coolest Photo My iPhone Never Took - DNLee - Obesity Coverage in Black Newspapers Mostly Negative, University of Missouri Study Finds - Scicurious - On writing it down - John Matson - Could Another Chelyabinsk-Scale Meteor Sneak Up on Us? =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...
Alex Wild over at Compound Eye is quick to point out with his Thrifty Thursday posts that great photos can be taken with relatively inexpensive equipment...
Why my campaign to promote quality and relevant science news in the Black Press matters: Real outcomes are at stake. Science Literacy is Social Justice!
Wilder Penfield's famous homonculus map of the brain had a large area on one side capped by a gaping cartoon mouth labeled simply "vocalization."During the 1930s, Penfield stimulated that same area, but was unable to elicit any recognizable utterances...
When a 17-meter asteroid barreled into Earth’s atmosphere over central Russia on February 15, releasing a powerful shock wave that injured more than 1,000 people, many observers wondered how such a momentous event could arrive unheralded...
Video of the Week #80, February 20th, 2013: From: Vintage Space: Historical Spaceflight on Film by Carin Bondar at PsiVid . Source: Amy Shira Teitel on YouTube Space Lab - Scientific American Historian Amy Shira Teitel has a lot to say about spaceflight...
Historian Amy Shira Teitel has a lot to say about spaceflight. Her short videos on various vintage space topics are interesting, informative and very easy to watch.
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today with a plea. A plea to new grad students, to new postdocs, to new undergrads. A plea to WRITE IT DOWN. All of it.
This is a series of Q&As with new, young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public...
What can postage stamps tell us about biodiversity conservation?When André Nemésio isn’t studying biology, he collects stamps. André and his colleagues Diana Seixas and Heraldo Vasconcelos recently cataloged the animals represented on hundreds of thousands of postage stamps for sale on Delcampe and eBay...
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