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One of the toughest parts of raising children is helping them leap the emotional and intellectual hurdles of life. As parents, we try to ease their pain when friends snub them.
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We often think of anorexia as a psychiatric problem, a problem of self esteem, a problem of disordered body image. And while it's probably a lot of these things, treatments based on body image improvement and self-esteem can only do so much.
Blog of the Week: Do you believe in dog? is a brand new blog. It is written by two dog researchers, one in New York City, the other in Yarra Valley just outside of Melbourne, Australia.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - Neighborhood Project, complexity, whale shark's brain, traffic apps, life around the dying star, and more.
- Madhusudan Katti - Dragging humanity up the shining hills of a GIS map to create a virtuous planetary superorganism: A review of 'The Neighborhood Project'. - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Here’s your Boeing 777, now make me the next Prozac. - Jason G.
Dragging Humanity Up the Shining Hills of a GIS Map to Create a Virtuous Planetary Superorganism: A Review of The Neighborhood Project
The following is an expanded version of a review originally published in this month's BioScience, published here with the permission of the American Institute of Biological Sciences .
The largest fish in the ocean is the whale shark ( Rhincodon typus ). This massive, migratory fish can grow up to twelve meters in length, but its enormous mouth is designed to eat the smallest of critters: plankton.
Yup, really! Ah, mylar pants. The stuff of SCIENCE.Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talk about just what mylar pants have to do with, well, farting.
#SciAmBlogs Thursday - eyes and lies, ocean plastics, spineless robots, humanities and science, medieval diet, elephant birth control, and more.
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Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein is one of the world’s most famed scientists, a man whose thinking has revolutionized physics and whose influence to this day extends far beyond his chosen field.
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