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#SciAmBlogs Thursday - AZT, men's diseases, Junk DNA, diet testing, and more.

#SciAmBlogs Thursday - AZT, men's diseases, Junk DNA, diet testing, and more.

- Nathalia Holt - Remembering Dr. Jerome Horwitz and AZT  - Judy Stone - Drugs in Search of a Disease-Men’s Edition  - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Three reasons why junk DNA makes evolutionary sense  - John Horgan - Journalist Gary Taubes Raises Bucks to Disprove His Diet Theory  - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato  - Khalil A.

STAFFSeptember 13, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
Drugs in Search of a Disease-Men s Edition

Drugs in Search of a Disease-Men s Edition

Got Low T? In one sense, it is refreshing to see men being the target of pharma, after all these years of women being the focus of relentless—and misleading—advertising.

September 13, 2012 — Judy Stone
Famous People With Animals

Famous People With Animals

I'm at the annual conference of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums this week in Phoenix. Since I'm too busy livetweeting conference sessions to write a post this week, here are a few photos of famous people with animals.

September 13, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman
Introducing: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato

Introducing: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They – at least some of them – have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public.

STAFFSeptember 13, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - physical exam, catching sharks, Alfred Wallace, gut bacteria, charging electric cars, and more.

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - physical exam, catching sharks, Alfred Wallace, gut bacteria, charging electric cars, and more.

As usual on Wednesdays, we have a brand new and awesome Video of the Week! - Karolina Brook - The Physical Exam: A Vestigial Art?  - Madeline McCurry-Schmidt - How to catch a shark  - Ferris Jabr - The Food Fight in Your Guts: Why Bacteria Will Change the Way You Think About Calories  - Menno Schilthuizen - Mount Kinabalu: In the Footsteps of Wallace  - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Marissa Fessenden  - Ingrid Wickelgren - The Education of Character: Teaching Control with a Cottonball  - Kalliopi Monoyios - SciArt of the Day: Forget Jackalopes, I Want That.  - Joanne Manaster - YouTube SpaceLab Winners Learn Results of Experiments in Livestream with Bill Nye and Acoustic Levitation of Liquids Looks Like Magic  - Carin Bondar - Shark Love – A Waterlust Film on the Mighty Predators  - Scicurious - Pray ain’t no tools!

STAFFSeptember 13, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
Pray ain't no tools! They swim in Schools!

Pray ain't no tools! They swim in Schools!

Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talking about a new study in FISH, looking at what pressures prey fish to school, zebras to herd, crows to murder (ok, maybe not the crows).

September 12, 2012 — Scicurious
Introducing: Marissa Fessenden

Introducing: Marissa Fessenden

This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public.

STAFFSeptember 12, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
Parasite in your brain

Parasite in your brain

Video of the Week #60 September 11th, 2012: From: Brain Parasites, California s Hidden Health Problem by Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato at the Guest Blog .

September 11, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - brain on internet, bad medical reporting, kids' brain scans, unrestricted wolf hunting, invisible QR codes, and more.

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - brain on internet, bad medical reporting, kids' brain scans, unrestricted wolf hunting, invisible QR codes, and more.

- Kyle Hill - This is Your Brain on the Internet (Maybe)  - Christie Wilcox - Scientists play a large role in bad medical reporting  - Joris van Alphen - Mount Kinabalu: First Sight of the Summit  - Melissa Pandika - Surprise Valley: Down and Dirty in the Field  - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with David Ng  - Kalliopi Monoyios - SciArt of the Day: What’s Under the Hood?  - Ingrid Wickelgren - Scientists Scan Children’s Brains for Answers to Mental Illness  - John R.

STAFFSeptember 11, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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