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A South African butterfly species that lepidopterists feared had gone extinct more than a decade ago has been rediscovered after a search on Google Earth revealed a habitat much like the insect’s former home...
As a former rock climbing instructor, I have seen many contorted struggles to raise a chin over a bar. The pull-up for many is a sort of "test piece" of fitness—an indicator of athletic prowess—that is a cornerstone of a good workout (or a good showing-off)...
As a former rock climbing instructor, I have seen many contorted struggles to raise a chin over a bar. The pull-up for many is a sort of “test piece” of fitness—an indicator of athletic prowess—that is a cornerstone of a good workout (or a good showing-off)...
There's a new species convention happening somewhere right now and none of us got the memo because old. But that's okay because we've got ROFLCon and Anthrocon Playstations.This week an international team of researchers announced that they've identified some 80 new species of plants and animals along Papua New Guinea's Hindenburg Wall, a 50-km long, 300 m high limestone cliff face running through the Star Mountains region of the Western Province...
At the risk of sounding flippant, I wish to share a bedrock truth of the Pacific Northwest. Only, it's more like a harsh woody truth. The fact is that, on the seaward side of the great mountain chains, you can't see much geology...
This is a guest blog post by Charles Ebikeme (Website, Twitter), a science writer and blogger who covers the global health beat. There isn’t enough diversity in science communication online...
It's 3-14! Here's some helpful advice for those who'd like to remember pi:Sometimes, only sometimes, I do love math.
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Today is a big day here at the network! Earlier this morning we launched the MIND Blog Network. Scientific American MIND , the younger sister magazine, woke up this morning to a sparkling shiny new homepage, as well as the special new landing page for the MIND blogs.What is probably most exciting to us, and to you, the readers, is that we added six new blogs to the MIND blog network...
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