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The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20-22. It's the third conference of its kind.
Today, we have some awesome writings from seven (a factor of 42) equally awesome young or early-career science writers. Read about the science of oppressive urban environments, open science, the world’s first stem cell drug and more...
#SciAmBlogs Thursday - crocodile dissection, octopus navigation, Incredible Hulk anatomy, and lots of conservation!
A day late, but finally here - the new Video of the Week! - Dawnielle Tellez - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Guam and Calayan Rails - Ben Linhoff - Following the Ice: In the Beginning - Ricki Lewis - The “Valley of Death” Looms for 8 Kids With a Rare Disease - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Kathleen Raven - Julian Champkin - Book Review: The Data Journalism Handbook - Glendon Mellow - Incredible Hulk Anatomy - Jason G.
Video of the Week #44 May 24th, 2012: From: Amazing Video of Solar Eclipse Shows Sun s Structure by Michael Moyer at Observations . Source: Cory Poole Photographer Cory Poole captured and compiled timelapse images of the recent annular solar eclipse with a filter that allows light from hydrogen atoms moving from the 2nd excited state to the 1st excited state to be visible, giving us a spectacular view of the Sun’s lower atmosphere and a video that stands out from the others captured this week.
During the past couple months I've been thinking and writing a lot about space colonies for some reason, and I recently had the pleasure of talking with a group of iGEM students that spent last summer designing synthetic microbes that would help astronauts build a community on Mars.
Like millions of other superhero comic fans, I loved Joss Whedon's & Marvel's The Avengers when I saw it (in 2D) opening weekend.
The Data Journalism Handbook Edited by Jonathan Gray, Lucy Chambers, Liliana Bounegru Publisher (Paper version): O'Reilly Media Released: May 2012 Pages: 120 Or available for free download at http://datajournalismhandbook.org In this blog post, Julian Champkin, editor of Significance , the outreach publication of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association, reviews the newly-released The Data Journalism Handbook and goes a step further, reminding us that the world of journalism is undergoing a revolution.
#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.
In the series, "From The Writer's Desk," I'll describe what I do for a living as a writer and ideas I have for advancing my craft. The stories you read often seem the sole work of the writer named in the byline.
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.
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