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by Kaitlin MogentaleOn one of our multiple dive training trips to California’s beautiful Santa Catalina Island, we were fortunate enough to receive a tour of the hyperbaric chamber stationed on the island...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - dark matter, virgin moths, genome sequencing, BPA, helical bacteria, black holes, aphrodisiac fungus, and more.
We have a new blog on the network - welcome Critical Opalescence!And, being Monday, there is the new Image of the Week.- George Musser - Is Dark Matter a Glimpse of a Deeper Level of Reality? - Becky Crew - You’ll have to be hotter than that, virgin moths - Ricki Lewis - UGS (Universal Genome Sequencing) in the Mid-21st Century - Frederick S...
Image of the Week #46, June 11th, 2012:
From: Prelude to a Catastrophe: One of the Most Active and Most Explosive Volcanoes in the Cascade Range by Dana Hunter at Rosetta Stones ...
As scientists who have researched the health effects of bisphenol A (BPA) for over a decade, we are concerned that a recent Food and Drug Administration decision raises questions about the agency’s ability to protect the health of Americans...
Cholesterol-lowering statins have been credited with preventing countless heart attacks among at-risk adults. More than 20 million U.S. adults now take statins daily, making them some of the top-selling drugs of all time...
The July/August issue of Scientific American Mind made its debut online late last week. Here I divulge some of the more surprising and useful lessons from its pages.
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...
One of the first things you learn in bacteriology is that bacteria come in different shapes. Not a huge range of shapes admittedly, but the main shapes are spherical, rod-shaped, or spiral...
#StorySaturday is a Guest Blog weekend experiment in which we invite people to write about science in a different, unusual format – fiction, science fiction, lablit, personal story, fable, fairy tale, poetry, or comic strip...
What's in the Air You're Breathing? Competition Aims to Spur the Development of Personal Air-Pollution Detectors
The amount of chemical and/or particulate pollutants in the air on a global scale is a touchy subject with little cross-border agreement over the best way to alleviate the problem.
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