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#SciAmBlogs Friday - Arctic Sea Ice, IgNobels, Tweets In Space, Schizophrenia Drugs, authorship, and more.

- Ramez Naam - Arctic Sea Ice: What, Why, and What Next - Rachel Schwallier - Looking for a Toilet on Mount Kinabalu - Jennifer Frazer - Deadly and Delicious Amanitas Can No Longer Decompose - Hadas Shema - On Authorship, Part I - Robin Lloyd - SA Biology Blogger Wins L'Oreal For Women in Science Fellowship - Scicurious - IgNobel Prize winner in Acoustics: The SpeechJammer...

STAFFSeptember 22, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Navigating Heroin Abuse on the Streets

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.

September 21, 2012 — Cassie Rodenberg

Bora's Picks (September 21th, 2012)

Gin in your genes? by Benjamin Plackett: Scientists know that about half of alcoholism risk comes from your DNA, but which genes in particular are responsible, and why does it matter?.....

STAFFSeptember 21, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Is Cosmos a "Piece of Light Verse" Tossed Off by a Bored God?

Last spring, I offered a harsh assessment of A Universe from Nothing (Free Press, 2012), in which physicist Lawrence Krauss proposed that physicists have finally, probably, maybe, sort of, answered The Question of All Questions: Why is there something rather than nothing?...

September 21, 2012 — John Horgan

The Grand Challenge of Schizophrenia Drugs

A milestone for Big Neuroscience came Wednesday with the publication in Nature of a study on the way genes switch on across the whole human brain.Whole brain is all the vogue.Neuroscientists have devoted inordinate energy in recent years to publicize the need for, not only gene maps, but for a full wiring diagram of all brain circuits...

STAFFSeptember 21, 2012 — Gary Stix

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