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There will be tons of stuff to do and learn about art, illustration, photography, data visualization and other ways of visually representing science and nature this year: Science Scribe 2.0 (hands-on workshop, by sign-up ahead of time) - Perrin Ireland Science Scribe 2.0 will be an introduction to visual note taking skills that can be used to augment and illuminate science stories...
Video of the Week #17, November 16th, 2011 From: The Best Video of Earth From Space Ever Made by Michael Moyer on Observations . Source: Michael K nig on Vimeo.
Another fantastic day on the network:- Jeanne Garbarino - Cholesterol and Controversy: Past, present, and future - Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Don’t Try to Make Bricks Without Clay - Christina Agapakis - Human Design - Kalliopi Monoyios - The Internet Can Show You A Lot, But Not This and JAMA gets a facelift - Carin Bondar - Biomusings: Videos Inspired by the Amazing Lives of Field Biologists - DNLee - Urban Science Adventure: Conduct your own backyard bird foraging experiment - Scicurious - SfN Neuroblogging: I see what you read there...
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Keeping up with the news of synthetic biology means I often see a lot of kooky things. There's the delightfully kooky iGEM project ideas or news of cyborg yeast (more on that hopefully sometime soon), a few conspiracy theory websites, and lots of newspaper articles with headlines like (I'm paraphrasing here) "Synthetic Biology Will Soon Kill Us All" or "Every Problem in the Entire World to be Solved by Synthetic Biology in the Next Decade." This oscillation between certain death and techno-utopia is what Drew Endy calls "The Half-pipe of Doom," the inescapable binary of equally implausible hype surrounding the field...
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Wandering through what seems like miles of presentations, posters, and excited scientists at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting, I can't help but overhear a lot...
For almost 20 years, a neatly boxed image of fine art has graced the covers of the Journal of the American Medical Association, highlighting an emphasis they put on their commitment to art a half century ago...
Just two weeks after the World Wildlife Fund declared the Vietnam Javan rhinoceros ( Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus ) extinct comes the announcement of another rhino extinction, this time the western black rhino ( Diceros bicornis longipes ) of Africa.The declaration came last week from the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) as part of the latest update to its Red List of Threatened Species, which tracks the conservation status of endangered animals and plants around the world.The loss of the western black rhino was, sadly, expected...
The pop psychology section of Barnes & Noble is filled with self-help books that dutifully explain how the brain is the body’s primary erogenous zone.
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