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Wow - this was hard! I could have had at least Top 20 instead of Top 10 (but you'll find them all listed down there anyway)... Blog of the Week: Tanya Khovanova’s Math Blog is a blog by Tanya Khovanova, a Visiting Scholar and Research Affiliate at MIT, a 1976 gold medalist (and 1975 silver medalist) at the International Mathematics Olympiad...
Think donning an Armani knockoff or phony Prada only hurts the fashion industry? Take another look in the mirrorBy Dan Ariely* This e-book chapter is excerpted from The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty, by Dan Ariely (HarperCollins Publishers, 2012)...
What diversity in this week’s picks of writings from young and early-career science writers. A snapshot: giving colours names messed with our minds, encoding information into living cells, what happens when galaxies collide, science of bubbles.....
- Dana Hunter - Prelude to a Catastrophe: “One of the Most Active and Most Explosive Volcanoes in the Cascade Range” - Khalil A. Cassimally - EUSci: Student Science Magazine of the University of Edinburgh - Dylan Giordano - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Preserving Palau’s Resources through Protected Area Networks - Ian Underwood and Paul Germano - MSU Dinosaurs: Team Strider – Eggshell Thickness Variance - Jesse Bering - My Other Whereabouts - Krystal D'Costa - Editor’s Selections: Colors and Stuttering - John Matson - Astronomers Identify Very Distant (But Not the Most Distant) Galaxy - Katherine Harmon - This Psychedelic Shrimp Will Get You Hammered [Video] =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - outreach, jellyfish, Zoobiquity, deformed dino eggs, Ray Bradbury, last shuttle ride, coffee, Transit of Venus and more.
Enjoy the regular Wednesday feature - the new Video of the Week.- Kate Clancy - Which came first, rewarding outreach or doing it? On chickens, eggs, and overworked scientists - Scicurious - On Outreach: Academia needs an attitude adjustment - Roxi Aslan - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Jellyfish Lake - Anita Moore-Nall - MSU Dinosaurs: deformations in eggs - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Kathryn Bowers - Caleb A...
The Venus transit offers a chance for modern-day stargazers to repeat the experiments conducted by expeditions around the world in the 18th and 19th centuries--with a modern twist
My coffee habit is killing the black-handed spider monkey, a cute New World simian (my favorite kind) that thrives in the canopy of Central American forests with tall trees.
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:At Addiction Inbox, Dirk Hanson makes a bold statement: "It’s getting harder to interpret genetics studies, and that’s a good thing." Find out why: High-Risk Haplotypes in Smokers.G r e a t e r / l e t t e r / s p a c i n g / helps reading in dyslexia...
Rational Scientific American readers surely scoff at claims—based on ancient Mayan calendars and other esoterica—that life as we know it will end this December, especially now that NASA experts have "crushed" the prophecy...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Venus transit, optical illusions, platypus, crowd-sourcing the neighborhood, dinosaur taphonomy, herd parasites, and more.
- Amy Shira Teitel - Venus’ Transits Through History - Caleb A. Scharf - Venus was Just the Beginning: The Science of Planetary Transits - Daisy Yuhas - Where to Watch the Transit of Venus - Kalliopi Monoyios - Don’t Look Now But You’re Being Watched - John R...
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