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Geology Will Rock You !

The music-video " Mutual Core " (2011) by Björk , starring hot tectonic forces and sensual strata, is by far not the only examples of how geology and paleontology could inspire musicians and songwriters...

November 16, 2012 — David Bressan

Giant's Shoulders #53!

Hello and welcome to the 53rd edition of the Giant's Shoulders Carnival, the blog carnival focusing on the history of science. We may not have Friday Weird Science today, but fear not, for the history of science contains MANY weird and wild tales...

November 16, 2012 — Scicurious

Dogs Teaching Chemistry

Video of the Week #69 November 15th, 2012: From: Hard Science is Going to the Dogs by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid . Source: snuggliepuppy on YouTube The most informative and adorable science video to come out this week asks us to "sit" and "stay" and "learn" chemistry as two well-trained dogs, Paige and Dexter, help us understand ionic, covalent and polar covalent chemical bonds...

November 15, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Introducing: Meghan Rosen

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...

STAFFNovember 14, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Fund a Meth Lab, Help Addiction Research

A Princeton lab's doing something interesting -- trying to figure out where amphetamines collect in the brain, to really understand them, in a helpful sort of way that gets at the problem of addiction...

November 14, 2012 — Cassie Rodenberg

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