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#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - crowdfunding, science questions to Presidential candidates, Thomas Kuhn, Alberta tar sands, Tarrasius, and more.
- Jai Ranganathan - Crowdfunding for research dollars: a cure for science’s ills? - Bora Zivkovic - 3 Science questions to ask U.S. Presidential candidates - Kate Clancy - Belieber or Thiever: Who came first, Bieber or this scientist? - Eric Michael Johnson - The Allure of Gay Cavemen - Lucas Brouwers - Ancient fish had the backbone of a landlubber - Dana Hunter - Prelude to a Catastrophe: “The Current Quiet Interval Will Not Last…” - John Horgan - What Thomas Kuhn Really Thought about Scientific “Truth” - DNLee - Wordless Wednesday: African Giant Pouched Rats - Charles Q.
As you may already be aware from my previous posts, The Guardian U.S. and NYU’s Studio 20 journalism lab have teamed up to push a project called The Citizens' Agenda into the media discourse surrounding the U.S.
Big congratulations to John Platt for winning the IFAW U.S. Animal Action Award! - Bora Zivkovic - Chossat’s Effect in humans and other animals - Khalil A.
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:"Kill Whitey," writes David Dobbs. "It's the right thing to do." Find out what this has to do with moral psychology.What if you could remember every single day of your life in complete detail?
Terrorism Drill This past week brought news about another successful bioterrorism response drill, effectively delivering hypothetical medicines to protect the citizens of Baltimore from a hypothetical anthrax attack.
This post was originally published on April 09, 2006. This April 09, 2006 post places another paper from my old lab (Reference #17) within a broader context of physiology, behavior, ecology and evolution.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - glowing spider-worms, eclipse, bacterial data storage, diving tables, why and when of sleep, and more.
Welcome back! It's Monday - thus a new Image of the Week. - Scicurious - Wholesome food and wholesome morals: does seeing organic make you act like jerk? - Krystal D'Costa - Anna Post on Managing Our Digital Spaces - Jennifer Frazer - The Glowing Spider-Worms of New Zealand - John Horgan - Worst Column Ever by Times Pundit David Brooks: “When the Good Do Bad” - John R.
(Credit: NASA) Engineers have invented a way to store a single rewriteable bit of data within the chromosome of a living cell—a kind of cellular switch that offers precise control over how and when genes are expressed.For three years, Jerome Bonnet, Pakpoom Subsoontorn, and Drew Endy of Stanford University tinkered with the switch in Escherichia coli to get it just right.
Image of the Week #43, May 21th, 2012: Attachment From: Out of the Mouths of Babes by Eric Michael Johnson at Primate Diaries Source: Nathaniel Gold Sometimes the best response to a viral image is satire or a mash-up.
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.
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