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Sex Addiction's Moral Battleground

While in the checkout line of a local Rite Aid this weekend, I was struck by “The Sex Addiction Epidemic” cover of Newsweek. Quickly intrigued by the promise of such a lead story, I plopped down on a neighboring Coke display to read and process, where excitement quickly derailed to dismay...

December 7, 2011 — Cassie Rodenberg

Molecules to Medicine: FDA at a Crossroads a Tough Place to Be

I took a field trip to the big city last week, to attend the Union of Concerned Scientists’ and George Washington University School of Public Health’s conference, “FDA at a Crossroads.” I have great respect for UCS and their efforts to keep science depoliticized, a topic that I have written and spoken about...

December 7, 2011 — Judy Stone

Sky over Oregon

Video of the Week #20, December 7th, 2011 From: Breathtaking time-lapse video makes me question Copernicus by Hannah Waters at Culturing Science.

December 7, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

The Open Laboratory 2012 - the final entries

I know, you have been very patient, waiting for this day. And it has finally arrived - we are ready to announce the 50 essays and 1 poem that will be published in the sixth annual anthology of the best science writing online.If you are new to this, here is the history and background of the project...

STAFFDecember 7, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Books: `Bonobo Handshake' by Vanessa Woods

Originally posted on June 7, 2010. To get disclaimers out of the way, first, Vanessa Woods (on Twitter) is a friend. I first met her online, reading her blog Bonobo Handshake where she documented her day-to-day life and work with bonobos in the Congo...

December 7, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

The SciArt Buzz

This week's buzz: SCIART LECTURES/EVENTS **NEW** Donate to Palaces | Here's a unique opportunity: Gina Czarnecki, a UK-based artist, is teaming up with the Tooth Fairy to create a palace of teeth...

December 7, 2011 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Circadian Rhythms in Human Mating

Very brief re-post, from March 18, 2006 - now with a little more added commentary: I remember from an old review that John Palmer did a study on the diurnal pattern of copulation in humans some years ago...

December 6, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

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