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The psychosocial repercussions of this crisis could make the tragedy even worse
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Welcome back - I hope you had a great weekend. As usual on Mondays, we have a new Image of the Week for you - check it out.And the bloggers have come out in full force after the holidays:- Kelly Oakes - Why the Higgs Boson Matters - Amy Shira Teitel - Sky Crane – how to land Curiosity on the surface of Mars - Krystal D'Costa - Oracles Past and Present: Our Means of Managing Information - David Bressan - Glaciers from Mars - Jennifer Frazer - Shimmying Sheet Animal Senses Oxygen With Enzymes That Still Work in You - Scicurious - Book Review: Mushroom - Darren Naish - Gerhard Maier’s African Dinosaurs Unearthed: the Tendaguru Expeditions - Bora Zivkovic - Books: ‘Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science’ by Michael Nielsen and Making it in the new media ecosystem, at ScienceOnline2012 - Janet D...
Image of the Week #19, November 28, 2011:
From: The Long Hard Road to Mars by Caleb A. Scharf at Life, Unbounded .
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