More accurately known as perinatal anxiety, and like most people, I had no idea it existed until it struck me
He was the first to survey the Colorado River, 150 years ago—and his ideas about water resources in that arid region were prescient
Much of the treasure trove of Apollo 11 images is rarely shown
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Today's is the LAST of the SfN Neuroblogging for this year. It was a great time, with so much awesome science! This one was a little more complicated than the others and needed some more time...
People are particular about their things. Property—who owns it or did what with it—is the subject of many a legal battle. It’s odd to me how attached people get to objects and how emotional they become when someone messes with their stuff...
I have arrived in Malaga to cover the live blog of the International Conference on eHealth 2011. On the short flight over here, I went through the research papers to be presented on the first day of the conference which starts tomorrow - and what a way to kick things off...
Just days after Sci Am published my story on the "bleeding" bacterium Serratia marcescens , a friend sent me this video, in which the marketing department behind the film "Contagion" up north apparently decided to go super-geek and cook up something delightful...
In downtown San Diego, a group of harbor seals have made their home on a small beach protected behind a seawall. This beach gives them some protection against predation by the sharks that inhabit the waters off the coast of southern California...
I've always thought of myself as a writer who likes science more than a scientist with a passing interest in writing. One of the reasons for this is that as well as writing science and microbiology related articles, I also dabble in fiction.Recently, I managed to not only finish one of my fiction stories, but actually have it accepted for E-publication...
Recently, Wired magazine has announced that all of its published images by staff photographers are released under Creative Commons, specifically the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Unported 3.0 Licence...
In this lecture, as well as in the previous one and the next one, I tackle areas of Biology where I am really weak: origin of life, diversity of life, and taxonomy/systematics.
NEW YORK CITY—"Beyond Planet Earth," the slick new exhibit on space exploration at the American Museum of Natural History, is thoroughly modern. It has an augmented-reality iPhone app that produces hovering, three-dimensional animations...
A few things people have suggested in the discussion of "Womanspace" on multiple blogs and social networking platforms: That the story does not advance any gendered stereotypes (or, it it does, that these are not negative stereotypes, or that they reflect most poorly upon the hapless men in the story rather than upon the highly competent woman)...
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