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Dear Readers, Who Are You? Why Do You Read about Addiction?

Somehow, it's been a year, and throughout it, this blog has gone through something of an evolution. While always intended to focus on addiction and mental illness, I've begun skewing towards the cultural, mainly because there already exist excellent drug bloggers like DrugMonkey and David Kroll who cover hard drug chemistry...

July 5, 2012 — Cassie Rodenberg

Leggy Robot (Almost) Moves Like Jagger

In popular fiction, humanoid robots have no rhythm—look no further than the "robot dance" for evidence of this. Yet rhythm—or the neurophysiological processes that enable humans to produce patterns of recurring movement—is the key to creating bots that move more like people...

July 5, 2012 — Larry Greenemeier

And now we're One!

The Scientific American Blog Network launched on July 5th, 2011. Yes, exactly one year ago! So, Happy Birthday to us! Yeay!You have probably seen the bloggers, all day long today, posting calls for readers to de-lurk and introduce themselves...

STAFFJuly 5, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

The floor is yours!

Today, the Scientific American blogging network celebrates its very first birthday. It has been a tremendous ride so far, and I would really like to thank you for reading along so far, but there's one little question I wanted to get out of the way first: Who are you?...

July 5, 2012 — Lucas Brouwers

One Thoughtful Solar Revolution

The Scientific American Blog Network launched one year ago today! Happy birthday to us! Following in the tradition of the rest of the network (borrowed, in turn, from Drugmonkey and Ed Yong), I'm going to take this opportunity to find out who you are...

July 5, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman

Handprints on the Wall - 1st Blogiversary!

Woooo! One year of science-art!It's the Scientific American Blog Network's 1st blogiversary, and it's time to celebrate.Here's a bit of what we were up to this past year: 106 posts, average 8.83 posts a month Featured 143 different artists (+/-), with links in our Scumble and Buzz posts to dozens more Artwork by members of 4 different species 280+ comments on the blog, a lot of conversation on Facebook, Twitter and G+...

July 5, 2012 — Glendon Mellow

Happy Anniversary to Us!

Well, shoot! I've been completely caught up in book writing, the "definitely maybe" discovery of the Higgs boson (or a "Higgs-like particle"), and the discovery of one strand of the dark matter filaments thought to connect galaxies and help shape the universe...

July 5, 2012 — Jennifer Ouellette

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