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#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - #Sandy, NYC rats, werewolves, diatoms, 3-D printing math puzzles, fall colors, and more.

Only Wednesday. And we have the new Image of the Week!- Charles H. Greene - Frankenstorm Sandy: Stitched Together From Elements Both Natural and Unnatural - Bora Zivkovic - Did NYC rats survive hurricane Sandy? - DNLee - Will Giant Mutant Rats overrun NYC in Sandy’s wake - Cassie Rodenberg - Haunted by Emily: When Addicts Disappear - Christie Wilcox - Falling in love with the world’s most endangered primates and Don’t forget to donate!! - Jennifer Ouellette - Bad Moon Rising: The Science of Werewolves - Psi Wavefunction - Three views of a diatom - Robynne Boyd - Appalachia’s Fall Colors Safe for Now - Hadas Shema - Interview with Richard Price, CEO - Alex Wild - 13 Horrifying Ways To Die (Arthropod Edition) - Dana Hunter - An Excellent Point About Uniformitarianism - Kate Clancy - Being Overwhelmed is Way Scarier Than a Paranormal Activity Movie - Scicurious - HAPPY HALLOWEEN: Sci presents…LYCANTHROPY - Fred Guterl - The Future According to Sandy - Larry Greenemeier - Post-Sandy New York Aims to Rethink Infrastructure Not Just Rebuild It - Evelyn Lamb - Mathematicians at Play: 3-D Printing Enters the Fourth Dimension =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...

STAFFOctober 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic


Image of the Week #66, October 31th, 2012: From: Some sights about the microbial world by Psi Wavefunction at The Ocelloid .

October 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Did NYC rats survive hurricane Sandy?

How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy? This question has been asked in the wake of Sandy's flooding of lower and east Manhattan. See, for example, articles in Huffington Post Green, Forbes, National Geographic, Business Insider, Mother Nature Network and NYMag.The short answer is: some rats drowned, some survived.The complicated question, how many drowned and how many survived, is probably impossible to answer...

October 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Sandy, power grid, new lizard, scary pimples, and more.

- Mark Fischetti - Did Climate Change Cause Hurricane Sandy? - Melissa C. Lott - The Word of the Day – Blackout - John R. Platt - New Lizard Discovered in Australia and Threatened by Incoming Housing Development - Gary Stix - Science Lesson During Sandy: Scary Pimples - Kalliopi Monoyios - If Audubon Had Painted His Dreams… - Caleb A...

STAFFOctober 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Alcoholism and Social Exclusion

Treating alcoholism is incredibly difficult on many levels. One of the most difficult areas to deal with is social interaction, how people with alcoholism can interact with others.

October 29, 2012 — Scicurious

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