An alarming book provokes a vision of a world that has solved the problems of global warming and war...
Or should that be Ping-Pong for narcissists?
News outlets that said otherwise are just crying wolf—but they’re not the only ones at fault
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I originally published this on March 30, 2006. Much of the biological research is done in a handful of model organisms. Important studies in organisms that can help us better understand the evolutionary relationships on a large scale tend to be hidden far away from the limelight of press releases and big journals...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Aphrodisiacs, endangered Cockatoo, live poultry market, #IamScience, sperm counts, and more.
- Krystal D'Costa - Have you ever been to a live poultry market? - Layla Eplett - When Sparks Fly: Aphrodisiacs and the Fruit Fly - John R.
Au. Note: This post is about live poultry markets, and includes descriptions and images that may be upsetting for some readers. Readers are advised to proceed at their own discretion...
Fellas, want a better chance of passing along your genes? Try laying off the fried food. A more healthful diet will not only help you get fitter, but, new research indicates, it might also increase the odds that your sperm are in better shape, too.A whole host of factors might impair male fertility—including alcohol intake, smoking, drug use, excessive heat, environmental factors and biological abnormalities...
AUSTIN, Texas—Just two companies—Verizon Wireless and AT&T—control 60 percent of the U.S. wireless market. Four companies control 90 percent. A thriving marketplace this is not.
It's been a rough year for Western Australia's iconic but endangered Carnaby's black cockatoos ( Calyptorhynchus latirostris ), which are endemic to the state and live nowhere else in the world...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. "Military training intends to change behaviour," writes Alex Fradera at BPS Occupational Digest.
It has been just 45 days since I wrote about my nontraditional pathway into science at Deep Sea News . This post and the resulting hashtag #IamScience on Twitter resulted in an explosion of stories from 140 character tweets to several hundred blog posts from an enormously diverse group of online scientists...
If your partner has ever given you anything like this......or this......you might be wondering things like: how am I supposed to react to this? Or, should I re-evaluate this relationship?Researchers have also asked questions regarding reactions and relationships when examining the connection between foods and sexual desire.Historically, sex, appetites and the intersection of sexual appetites have spanned the globe for centuries...
Every year I ask some of the attendees of the ScienceOnline conferences to tell me (and my readers) more about themselves, their careers, current projects and their views on the use of the Web in science, science education or science communication...
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