It's not just bad storytelling—it’s because the storytelling style changed from sociological to psychological
It’s counterintuitive, but let’s temporarily increase carbon dioxide emissions in order to get rid of a more potent greenhouse gas
Of all of that precious metal ever refined, 600 tons were created in a collision between two neutron stars 1,000 light-years away and 4.6 billion years ago
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Who shot first, Han Solo or Greedo? If you're a diehard Star Wars fan, you know the answer is Han Solo. It's a popular bit of geek trivia, referring to a classic scene in what is now known as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope ...
LAS VEGAS--Three-dimensional medical imaging of two baby woolly mammoths from Siberia named Lyuba and Khroma has given scientists an unprecedented view of the internal anatomy of these creatures...
You may have seen that Sci will be BLOGGING the upcoming (yikes! Friday! yikes!) Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC. I'm super excited, and I'm already getting emails from people who would like me to come by their posters...
You might have more in common with the chicken on your plate than you realize. Sure, you've also got two thighs, two legs, two breasts, and two wings (sort of).
Bacteria will eat anything. Their highly diverse biochemistry, and ability to adapt quickly to change means that they can adapt to take up nutrients from a range of sources, including hot acid lakes and the interior of underground thermal vents...
ScienceOnline2012 is the conference that explores how the Web is changing the way science is communicated, taught and done . While communicators, being quite communicative by nature, tend to communicate a lot about what they do at our meetings, do not forget the more quiet types, those who make new tools that make it easier for scientists to do their work - to gather and analyze data, network with each other, share data and information, and more...
As the title implies...Pictures of me with birds in my hand. Enjoy.I caught this fellow on the patio and with much patience and persistence I cupped him.
Two well-publicized satellite falls a month apart got me wondering: Is this the new normal? After all, there is plenty of junk in orbit, and it can’t stay up there forever.
- Robynne Boyd - A “Near” Miss: Asteroid 2005 YU55 - Krystal D'Costa - Getting Serious With Siri - Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Preconceptions and the Blunting of Imagination - David Biello - What’s the Price of Climate Change?...
As you read this, I’m away (at the annual Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting, in Las Vegas)*. As usual when I’m away, the plan is to have articles set to self-publish during my absence...
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