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Video of the Week #47 June 13th, 2012: The Fabulab’s Flame Challenge from The Fabulab on Vimeo. From: Flame Challenge Fails to Challenge Negative Stereotypes of Scientists by Marc Kuchner at Guest Blog ...

June 13, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

AI Takes Baby Steps: RoboBaby Learns Words

In 1998, a strange fad swept the nation. Standing a mere 5 inches tall, the gremlin-esque talking robots known as furbies became the season's must-have toys for kids (much to Hasbro's delight)...

June 13, 2012 — Christie Wilcox

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - anthrax, bizzare medical cases, honey, PeerJ, crocodiles, cannabinoids, decompression sickness and more.

Another Fast Chat tomorrow - tune in at 12 noon EDT for a discussion of "bath salts" with Cassie Rodenberg.- Judy Stone - Clinical Trials for Beginners: Ethics – Pediatric Anthrax Vaccine Case Study - Ilana Yurkiewicz - Three bizarre tales of medical survivors, and what they can (and cannot) teach us about medicine - Eric Michael Johnson - The Failed Synthesis: Eduard Kolchinsky on the Dangers of Mixing Science and Politics - Darren Naish - Earth: Crocodile Empire homeworld (crocodiles part I) - Christie Wilcox - Using cannabinoids to overcome fear in the brain - Jason G...

STAFFJune 13, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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