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Saturn Stunning Close-Ups

Video of the Week #41 May 3rd, 2012 From: Saturn Is Alive, No CGI by Caleb A. Scharf at Life, Unbounded . Source: Sander van den Berg The Netherlands-based director and editor Sander van den Berg has put together a stunning series of Cassini still images to produce “Outer Space.” The short film covers a remarkable amount of what s going on in the Saturnian hood (and a litle bit of Jupiter as well) including some incredible shots of moonlets interacting with the rings, storms and circulations on Saturn itself, and the endless to-ing and fro-ing of moons, light, and shadow...

May 3, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - food, tweets in space, trepanation, bird flu, solar-powered catamaran and more.

 - Diana Gitig - Having Your Meat and Eating it, Too? - Scicurious - High fat diets and depression: a look in mice - Robynne Boyd - Spring’s First Harvest: local organic produce - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Lali Derosier and Best of April at A Blog Around The Clock - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Natalie Wolchover - Khalil A...

STAFFMay 3, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

ScienceSeeker Editor's Selections: Neuronal Migration, Saying "I Love You", Worm VR, and Light-up Sharks

Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:At BishopBlog, Dorothy Bishop discusses a popular theory in the development of language and reading disorders: that there are genes implicated in such learning impairments that affect a process in the developing brain called "neuronal migration."Who Says ‘I Love You’ First?...

May 2, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman

Tweets In Space!

Tweets In Space (N. Stern and S. Kildall) When the interplanetary missions Pioneer 10 and 11 launched in the late 1970s they each carried a metal plaque engraved with a set of pictorial messages from humanity...

May 2, 2012 — Caleb A. Scharf

Having Your Meat and Eating It, Too?

I do not have a problem recognizing that we are at the top of the food chain – I think that it is no more wrong for us to eat meat than it is for lions or wolves to do so.

May 2, 2012 — Diana Gitig

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