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#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - clocks and metabolism, hating raw tomatoes, vulnerable computer chips, and more.

Yesterday was still a holiday here in the U.S., so we chose the new Image of the Week today - enjoy! - Bora Zivkovic - Clocks, metabolism, evolution – toward an integrative chronobiology  - Jennifer Ouellette - Taster’s Choice: Why I Hate Raw Tomatoes and You Don’t  - John Villasenor - Researchers Discover Hacker-Ready Computer Chips  - Edward Fischer - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Remaking What We’ve Lost – A Look At Artificial Reefs  - Melissa C.

STAFFMay 30, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Can the "Urban Advantage" Bring Better Global Health as City Populations Skyrocket?

Image courtesy of iStockphoto/guter City dwellers are thought to be, on average, healthier than their rural counterparts. This so-called urban health advantage is usually attributed to better access to health care and improved overall infrastructure, such as clean water, safety and education.But many of the globe's cities are already bursting and actually offer a far worse quality of life to those on the lower end of the income spectrum, whose plights can get overshadowed in large-scale statistics.

May 29, 2012 — Katherine Harmon

#SciAmBlogs Monday - Stress and antidepressants, bacterial suicide, Geek Manifesto, Quartzy, and more.

- Scicurious - Stress and antidepressants: by their powers combined  - S.E. Gould - The Bacteria that Commit Honourable Suicide  - Adam Smith - Geek Like Me: The Experiment of a Junior Science Journalist  - Santiago Fernandez-Barrera - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Diving into Apra Harbor’s Western Shoals and CB Junkyard  - Joanne Manaster - Monkeys!

STAFFMay 28, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far

It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries.

STAFFMay 28, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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