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Science in Hollywood: Hits and Misses

Earlier this week I was a guest on Breakfast Television Vancouver to discuss the portrayal of science in some recent blockbusters. The recent surge in science content in films and TV is something that I find genuinely encouraging...

November 24, 2011 — Carin Bondar

Hubble Unearths Distant Colourful Dwarf Galaxies

Hubble has uncovered a goldmine of young dwarf galaxies that are undergoing intense bursts of star formation. Dwarf galaxies are the most common in the universe but until now astronomers had seen few examples of distant dwarf galaxies because they are small and not very bright...

November 24, 2011 — Kelly Oakes

God Bless Butterball

I'm sure you know about all the work the Pilgrims and American Indians had to do to pull off the first Thanksgiving (catching the turkeys, digging up the potatoes, cooking the cranberries etc.)...

November 24, 2011 — Carolyn Wyman

The Benefits of Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving – a day to relax, take a step back, and honestly express gratitude. Gratitude. By definition, it is the state of being grateful or thankful.

November 24, 2011 — Christie Wilcox

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Thanksgiving science, bathroom bacteria, capsaicin trials, and more....

Check out the Video of the Week over on the right. And have a great Thanksgiving!- Cheryl Murphy - Tom Turkey’s Terrific Vision - Judy Stone - Molecules to Medicine: Should pepper spray be put on (clinical) trial? - Rob Dunn - Public bathrooms house thousands of kinds of bacteria - Scicurious - Impulsivity, addiction, and your synapses - Larry Greenemeier - Computerized Contact Lenses Could Enable In-Eye Augmented Reality - Katherine Harmon - Monarch Butterfly Genome Gives Clues about Slew of Migration Mysteries - James Byrne - Eye movements give your dreams away - Bora Zivkovic - Myths about myths about Thanksgiving turkey making you sleepy and Outreach, activism and persuasion at ScienceOnline2012 - S.E...

STAFFNovember 24, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Bromancing Baboons

Video of the Week #18, November 23rd, 2011 From: Bromancing Baboons: What Else are Lonely Bachelors Going to Do? by Carin Bondar at PsiVid Original source: Biomusings 7: Gelada Bromance by DrBondar on YouTube...

November 23, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

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