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The Closest You'll Ever Get to Being in Space

Being a student of Imperial College has a few perks. Our campus is on the same road as three of the biggest museums in London: the Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert, and the Science Museum...

October 30, 2011 — Kelly Oakes

Science-Art Scumble #27

Scumble #27's featured image:Virginia Stephenson created this artwork about the Tiktaalik fossil and the origins of our own hands that dig it up. From her statement: "It begins with the Tiktaalik, the earliest fish in our fossil record that has wrist bones...

October 30, 2011 — Glendon Mellow

Dinosaurs & Robots rocking Anchorage

Several weeks ago here on Symbiartic, I posted the promotional image for the Robots & Dinosaurs science-art exhibit by artists Raven Amos and Scott Elyard.Rockstar science-blogger Maggie Koerth-Baker of Boing Boing also featured the show.From all accounts on Raven and Scott's blogs, the show has gone quite well!...

October 29, 2011 — Glendon Mellow

#SciAmBlogs Friday - a great end of the week

- Joseph Milton - Painting plasma - Bora Zivkovic - #scio11 – Web 2.0, Public and Private Spaces in the Scientific Community, and Generational Divides in the Practice of Science - Scicurious - Friday Weird Science: Piercing the Paleolithic Penis - Kelly Oakes - Blue stragglers formed by engulfing red giants - Bora Zivkovic - Weekly Highlights #11 – Rachel Nuwer - Larry Greenemeier - Can Collective Intelligence Provide Answers to Climate Change Questions? - Glendon Mellow - Tree of Life by Michele Banks - Matthew Garcia - Books: Blue Revolution: Unmaking America's Water Crisis - Charles Q...

STAFFOctober 28, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

North Pond: Coring the C Hole

Follow Dr. Katrina Edwards, as she explores the microbial life at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean 10-28-2011It has been a busy and productive week out here in the middle of this big blue ocean...

October 28, 2011 — Katrina Edwards

Beatboxing on the brain

Carolyn McGettigan is a researcher at University College London who studies the neural mechanisms of speech and production. So it was only natural that she teamed up with UK Beatbox champion Reeps One to uncover the mysteries behind his skill at producing percussion sounds with his mouth...

October 28, 2011 — Princess Ojiaku

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