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Note: Before we join the new group of students training for the 2012 Micronesia Expedition we will catch up with several of the USC scientific divers and see what they have been working on over the past year...
Video of the Week #38 April 12th, 2012 From: Want to run a successful Kickstarter campaign? Start with cinematic genius by Carin Bondar at PsiVid .
April 9th: Now that we have arrived the work begins. We spent the day checking out the snow, putting our ground-based LiDAR together and testing it, and dealing with some lingering logistical problems (like making sure ten barrels of aviation fuel arrive before the plane does).Checking out the snow is my favorite activity, and being the expedition leader, I got assigned this task...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - mosquitos in Florida, addiction in Bronx, Identity at #TEDMED, surfgrass at Catalina and more.
- Michelle Bialeck - Mosquito control in the Florida Keys - Cassie Rodenberg - Science, meet life: Why I write on addiction in the Bronx - Ilana Yurkiewicz - Words, influence, and identity - Charles Q...
By Christine Sur and Laura Wang Note: Before we join the new group of students training for the 2012 Micronesia Expedition we will catch up with several of the USC scientific divers and see what they have been working on over the past year...
As spring creeps up on us, most of the country looks forward to basking in the long-awaited sun. People skip work. College kids skip class. School kids finally get to play outside without snow boots, well maybe not this year...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - a river in Argentina, star with nine planets, Amur Leopards and Tigers in Russia, and more.
- Melanie Lenart - A river rams through it: Argentina’s Rio Nuevo portends problems to come in South America - David Bressan - April 10, 1815: The Eruption that Shook the World - Caleb A...
This blog appears in the In-Depth Report Science at the Sochi Olympics Two of the world's rarest and most vulnerable cat species have had some good news in the past few weeks.The best of the news items covers the critically endangered Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), probably the rarest cat species on the planet, with a wild population of approximately 40 to 50 individuals...
April 8th, 2012: I had somehow missed that we were leaving on Easter Sunday…. but the drive North across Alaska and the Brooks Range on a perfect day, clear blue skies, pristine white snow, and majestic mountains, was ample compensation for leaving town on a holiday, and my four companions (Fig...
Energy Poll Shows Strong Support for More Domestic Energy Production, Less Concern for the Environment
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Energy matters to U.S. consumers and it will likely influence their votes this November. These were some of the insights revealed this morning by the Director of the University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Poll, Sheril Kirshenbaum.According to the poll, almost two-thirds (65%) of energy consumers say that energy is important to them...
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