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#SciAmBlogs Monday - #StorySaturday, #EarthDay, #EB2012, measuring snow, brain freeze, and more.
Welcome back. As it is Monday, we have a new Image of the Week - enjoy!Also, you may have noticed that we are trying to have different writing forms and styles on the Guest Blog on Saturdays, e.g., narrative, dialogue, fiction, science fiction, poetry, comic strips, etc...
Fatal Spirotrich Sex
Image of the Week #39, April 23rd, 2012:
From: Pond water microforay : amoeba and ciliate sex gone horribly wrong by Psi Wavefunction at The Ocelloid ...
USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Devaluation of Ecosystem Services
By Stephen Holle The United States Territory of Guam is the focal point of a military realignment strategy within the western Pacific Ocean.
Open Laboratory 2013 - submissions so far
It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries...
SnowSTAR-2012: Big N The pursuit of snow data and high honor
By Chris Polashenski and Simon FilholIt has been a very busy time for us the last few days. After about 8 days of prep work, our aircraft arrived in beautiful weather.
The Earth Beneath Our Feet
Some people take Earth Day more literally than others. Howard Garrett is one of them. Better known as the Dirt Doctor, Garrett believes that the health of the planet begins with the earth beneath our feet; it starts with cultivating strong vibrant soil, and blossoms outwards from there."Without healthy soil, we won't have healthy plants, animals or people," says Garret over the phone from his home in Dallas, Texas, where he advocates for natural organic gardening, landscaping and living.The soil, he says, is a living entity that's frequently mistreated...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - BP Oil Spill, probiotics, species concepts, giant globe, museums, your brain on drugs, and more.
Have a great weekend!- Jose Lopez - The BP Oil Spill Anniversary: Opportunities to Learn - Judy Stone - A taste of #TEDMED 2012: Main Course - Sarah Collins - At Home Underwater and on Land: A Conversation with Dr...
Reflections On The Gulf Oil Spill: Conversations With My Grandpa | Observations
Two years ago, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform led to the spilling of almost five million barrels of oil in just a handful of months.
Oil Habit Unchanged on Two-Year Anniversary of BP's Gulf of Mexico Spill
Two years ago, 11 men lost their lives as a backlash of gas exploded into the night from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. In the ensuing months, roughly 5 million barrels of oil and more than 6 billion cubic feet of natural gas spewed into the ocean from the Macondo well more than a kilometer underwater...
USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: Finding My Career Through This Course
By Iñaki Pedroarena-LealAs a student and developing scholar, I consider my transition from the classroom setting to the real world—as many mentors and peers matter-of-factly call it...
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