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Baby Mountain Lions!

Figure 1: Mountain lion kitten. From my good friends at LAist: Since 2002, biologists having been tracking and studying the movements of mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains, Simi Hills and Santa Susana Mountains to better understand how they live surrounded by development...

June 27, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Squid studies: Hope and disappointment

Editor's Note: Marine biologist William Gilly is on an expedition to study Humboldt squid on the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System research vessel New Horizon in the Gulf of California...

June 27, 2010 — William Gilly

What I’m Listening To

Drove down PCH with a friend on Friday night blasting this song just as the moon was rising above the horizon. Fantastic. Alejandro – Lady Gaga

June 27, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

The Evolution of the Physicist's Picture of Nature

Editor's Note: We are republishing this article by Paul Dirac from the May 1963 issue of Scientific American , as it might be of interest to listeners to the June 24, 2010, and June 25, 2010 Science Talk podcasts, featuring award-winning writer and physicist Graham Farmelo discussing The Strangest Man , his biography of the Nobel Prize-winning British theoretical physicist...

June 25, 2010 — Paul Dirac

A genome story: 10th anniversary commentary by Francis Collins

For those of you who like stories with simple plots and tidy endings, I must confess the tale of the Human Genome Project isn't one of those. The story didn't reach its conclusion when we unveiled the first draft of the human genetic blueprint at the White House on June 26, 2000...

June 25, 2010 — Francis Collins

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