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#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - rape and pregnancy, beneficient toxins, conscious octopusses, zebra herpes, music-trained brains, ZomBees, and more.
- Andrew Durso - Poisonous Snakes Can’t Resist Toxic Toad Tucker…Or Can They? - Kate Clancy - Here is Some Legitimate Science on Pregnancy and Rape and What Do You Do When There is No Best Dataset?
Octopus uses empty shells to hide; image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Nick Hobgood Elephants cooperate to solve problems. Chimpanzees teach youngsters to make tools.
Music has a remarkable ability to affect and manipulate how we feel. Simply listening to songs we like stimulates the brain's reward system, creating feelings of pleasure and comfort.
ScienceSeeker Editor's Selections: Bad Neuroscience, Psychopathy in the Courtroom, and Swimming Psychology
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:Learn all about the Science of Bad Neuroscience at NeuroBonkers.Speaking of neuroscience, Judges are more lenient toward a psychopath when given a neuro explanation for his condition.
#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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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