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Today, it is estimated that 50% of the American population have cholesterol levels that fall outside the accepted healthy range, and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease reflects this...
Text, image, video...what about sounds? Sounds of human voice, sounds of nature, sounds of science in action, sounds of music...all of those have strong emotional impact on the listeners, but it takes some skill to make it work, to get listeners to pay attention and learn...
Monday - check out the new Image of the Week and then see all the goodies the bloggers gave you over the weekend and today:- Scott Huler - A Word in Defense of the Witnesses — and the Word is “Ambiguity” - Glendon Mellow - Bleed Pretty Cells: interview with Michele Banks - Scicurious - SfN Neuroblogging: Dutiful monkey dads and Alpha1a adrenergic receptors, survival, and cancer and SfN Neuroblogging: Serotonin and food motivation and SFN Neuroblogging: Neurogenesis and stress responses and SfN Neuroblogging: The brain and the BMI - S.E...
Image of the Week #17, November 15, 2011:
From: Serratia marcescens: A Tale of Bleeding Statues, Cursed Polenta, Insect Liquefaction, and Contact Lens Cases by Jennifer Frazer at The Artful Amoeba Original source: Robert Shanks, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine These cultures of the bacterium Serratia marcescens show the persistent red pigment it produces called prodigiosin...
Public spaces like national galleries have created a perception that art can be understood and appreciated by anyone, while the fine art world itself has grown ever-more self-referential and obscure to outsiders.Here on Symbiartic, we sometimes cover artwork that's accessible to a specific audience, rather than everyone and no one...
I’ve been running around Washington DC for the past couple of days, walking from poster to poster wrapping my brain around the latest research in neuroscience and music, then doing some of my own “field research” by checking out a couple of rock shows in DC...
Follow Dr. Katrina Edwards, as she explores the microbial life at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean Today we have another guest blog from Geoff Wheat (Univ.
We continue with Sunday's Neuroblogging adventures with a foray into what can only be a contentious field of study, grey matter in the brain...and BMI.Smith et al.
This timelapse video of photographs taken from the International Space Station between August and October is just stunning: The photographs were taken by astronaut Ron Garan, whose photographs were the subject of a Compound Eye post from a few weeks back...
In early September, I went to Science Online London. During one of the breaks between fascinating sessions, I was interviewed by Marisa Alonso Nuñez (blog, Twitter).
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