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#SciAmBlogs Monday - textbook Mendel, DNA storage, Martians, counterfeit drugs, beer science, anorexia and obesity, and more.

#SciAmBlogs Monday - textbook Mendel, DNA storage, Martians, counterfeit drugs, beer science, anorexia and obesity, and more.

Monday - time for the new Image of the Week! - Ricki Lewis - Hidden Meanings in Our Genomes – And What To Do With Mendel  - Christina Agapakis - Communicating with Aliens through DNA  - David Bressan - Meet the Martians  - Judy Stone - Counterfeit Drugs: a Deadly Problem  - Scicurious - Anorexia and Obesity: opposite sides of the reward coin?  - Ilana Yurkiewicz - The downside of politicians talking about science  - Kevin Zelnio - The Making of a Brewmaster, 200 MYA  - David Wogan - Living with the Nest #2 – the daily energy summary and why other appliances should act like the Nest  - DNLee - #DispathesDNLee: Tanzania from A to Z – Archaeology and What’s this in my Backyard?

STAFFAugust 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
A Martian feeding on his prey

A Martian feeding on his prey

Image of the Week #56, August 20th, 2012: From: Meet the Martians by David Bressan at History of Geology . Source: Henrique Alvim Corr a Humanity’s curiosity about Mars has manifested in many forms, changing with the angst and hope and humor of the age.

August 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
Minding Our Children s Minds

Minding Our Children s Minds

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.

August 20, 2012 — Ingrid Wickelgren
Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far

Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far

Only a month till the 2012 edition is out! Mark your calendars for September 18th! The 2012 edition can now be pre-ordered at Amazon.com and Amazon UK.

STAFFAugust 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
Anorexia and Obesity: opposite sides of the reward coin?

Anorexia and Obesity: opposite sides of the reward coin?

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.

August 20, 2012 — Scicurious
The Scienceblogging Weekly (August 18th, 2012)

The Scienceblogging Weekly (August 18th, 2012)

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.

August 18, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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