This ain't the stuff you'd find powering the grill...
Orra White Hitchcock’s elegant 19th century geological drawings shine at the American Folk Art Museum
A scientist documents the poisoning of the state’s waters by the coal industry
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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, where I'm talking about a recent post from the ever talented Kate Clancy on using sports psychology in academia.
“The influence, upon our thinking, of a comprehensive scientific theory, or of some other general point of view, goes much deeper than is admitted by those who would regard it as a convenient scheme for the ordering of facts only.
Enjoy the new Image of the Week! - Jared Lorince - Chasing Laplace’s Demon - Maria Konnikova - The Great American Novel and the search for group cohesion - Jennifer Ouellette - It’s Here!
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:"It was a quiet Thursday afternoon when 'A.S.', a 68-year-old woman from a suburb of Chicago, awakened from a nap to the realization that something was terribly wrong." It isn't the start to a mystery novel, but to a scientific paper.
Image of the Week #60, September 18th, 2012:
From: SciArt of the Day: The Great Architeuthis by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic .
Steinbeck felt that the great story was the universal one. Image credit: Jill Clardy, Flickr, Creative Commons. In the early 1800s, the United States was on its way to becoming an established nation on the global stage.
This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty and prostitution in Hunts Point, Bronx.
In MindUP, a social and emotional learning program pioneered by actor Goldie Hawn, children learn to be mindful—that is, attuned to the present without judgment.
Sci is terribly excited, you guys. In less than two days I will be on my way to the IgNobel Prize ceremony in Boston!! It's one of the most exciting and entertaining scientific events every year, complete with specially composed operas, paper airplanes, and small children that yell at you if you go on too long.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Junk DNA, science and music, neutrophils, social iguanas, binge-eating rats, prenatal testing, and more.
Join us tomorrow for a Chat at Noon EDT about the Best Science Writing Online in 2012 - Athena Andreadis - Junk DNA, Junky PR - Marie-Claire Shanahan - There’s another passion behind the music of Whitehorse: The sound of scientific thinking - Tyson Browning - The Design Structure Matrix: A Tool for Managing Complexity - Catherine Carver - Killer skills of a neutrophil - Darren Naish - Amazing social life of the Green iguana - Becky Crew - New species of African monkey discovered - David Bressan - Richard Owen, the “Sea-Serpent Killer” and The Giants’ Shoulders #51: Tales of Patriotic Science-Nerds, Vortex Cannons and Nuking the Goat - Ilana Yurkiewicz - But who will the doctor confide in?
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