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No seriously, I'm dead.

I’ve said it before and I’ll probably say it again about other medical conditions but this is my favorite. Having a favourite condition sounds incredibly weird I know but its true.

January 31, 2012 — James Byrne

A Wildlife Vet, a Pigeon, a Groundbreaking Discovery

One of the reasons I love my job as a wildlife veterinarian so much is the variety of my days. No two days are the same; each is filled with different animals with different problems, and I love the anticipation of what my day may bring...

January 31, 2012 — Leslie Reed

#SciAmBlogs Monday - MIN awards, Quantum Entanglement, Neglected Tropical Diseases, living dirty, mimic spiders, coffee and more...

Welcome back. As it is Monday, we have the new Image of the Week - it is just one of a series, so make sure to click through to the original blog post where that one came from.I don't know much about all those media awards (I am much more aware of the good old Kaufax Awards, ResearchBlogging Awards, 3 Quarks Daily Awards and such), but it seems this one is big as everyone is so excited about it...

STAFFJanuary 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

An Enemy in the Ranks

Image of the Week #28, January 30th, 2012:
From: An Enemy in the Ranks by Alex Wild at Compound Eye Source: Alex Wild Photography The rear end of the ant-mimic crab spider Amyciaea albomaculata has two black spots that are spaced so they could easily be mistaken for the eyes of the weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina...

January 30, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Art+Photowalk at the NCSU Arboretum (#scio12)

In liew of this week's Sunday Photoblogging, here is a giant smattering of photos, from last week's Science Online conference in Raleigh, NC. In addition, here are photos from the beautiful NCSU Arboretum (the first 23 photos) as well as a few from the Huntington Gardens near LA...

January 30, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman

Climate Change Has Helped Bring Down Cultures

Humanity has weathered many a climate change, from the ice age of 80,000 years ago to the droughts of the late 19th century that helped kill between 30 and 50 million people around the world via famine...

January 30, 2012 — David Biello

State of the Union 2012: energy use and the military

In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama laid out several key points for his energy policy in the coming year. Natural gas and domestic oil production got a shout-out in the address as part of the President’s vision of supporting domestic energy resources, something that several Republican lawmakers were pleased, and perhaps surprised, to hear.What I thought was more interesting was the President specifically calling out how big of a consumer of energy the U.S...

January 30, 2012 — David Wogan

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