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A Sunken Egyptian City is Rediscovered, Stunning Researchers and Enthusiasts Alike by Khalil A. Cassimally: Named Thonis by the Egyptians who built it but known as Heracleion to the Greeks of the time, this great city was once a central part of ancient Egypt...

STAFFJune 14, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Chladni Figures

Video of the Week #96, June 13th, 2013: From: Chladni Figures: Amazing Resonance Experiment by Brian Malow at But Seriously... . Source: brusspup on YouTube.

June 13, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - GMO potato, cooperative genes, shark tourism, itsy bitsy spiders, magpie family, and more.

- Tiffany Stecker - You say potato, I say double stranded RNA - Jag Bhalla - Selfish Genes Also Must Cooperate - Psi Wavefunction - Squatters of the microbial world: foram-in-a-foram - Brenna Schneider - An interconnected environment and economy- Shark tourism in Palau - Becky Crew - Two new species of Chinese spider are positively weeny - Christina Agapakis - Creation and Synthetic Biology: Book Review - David Wogan - In Texas electrical grid, natural gas and renewables complement each other - Khalil A...

STAFFJune 12, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Creation and Synthetic Biology: Book Review

What is the origin of life on Earth? What is the future of life in the age of synthetic biology? These are two of the biggest questions of contemporary biology, and the questions that drive Adam Rutherford's new book, Creation: How Science is Reinventing Life Itself , a compelling and accessible two-part look through the history and future of living cells...

June 12, 2013 — Christina Agapakis

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - pig intelligence, chimp protection, visual journalism, malarial mosquitoes, email signatures, and more.

- Mark Farmer - Breaking bad with breakbone fever - Chelluri Sastri - Continuous and Discrete - Felicity Muth - Are pigs stupid? Perhaps they’re just stressed - Krystal D'Costa - Why Are We Signing Our Emails With “Thank You?” - Michael Young and David Ginsburg - Before and After the Storm: The Impacts of Typhoon Bopha on Palauan Reefs - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Rebecca Burton - Evelyn Lamb - Mathematics, Live: A Conversation with Laura DeMarco and Amie Wilkinson - Katie McKissick - Gorgeous Microscopy and Visual Journalism - John R...

STAFFJune 11, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

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