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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...

STAFFApril 23, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Brain Freeze Might Help Solve Migraine Mysteries

Eager eaters know that gulping a Slurpee or inhaling a sundae can cause that brief seizing sensation known in the not-so-technical literature as "brain freeze" or "ice cream headache."Just what causes this common cautionary condition has remained mysterious to sufferers and scientists alike (not that the two categories need remain mutually exclusive).A new study, presented April 22 at the Experimental Biology 2012 annual meeting in San Diego, proposes a probable answer...

April 22, 2012 — Katherine Harmon

Bora's picks (April 20, 2012)

As you may have noticed, Khalil and I are posting our picks on alternate weeks. He did it last Friday, my turn is today: City of the dead: Tens of millions of people have died in New York City...

STAFFApril 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Thursday - square foot over a year, baboons, Casimir Effect, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Eld s deer and more.

A day late, but awesome - new Video of the Week!- David Haskell - The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Sewanee’s Forest - Emily Cramer - From Babies to Baboons: One Woman’s Path to Success - Jennifer Ouellette - Quantum Casimir Effect Inspires Indie Filmmakers and LHC’s Surprise Visitor: Kern the Globe-Trotting Gnome - Ilana Yurkiewicz - In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day: the misuse and abuse of the Nazi analogy in modern bioethics - Darren Naish - Eld’s deer: endangered, persisting in fragmented populations, and morphologically weird… but it wasn’t always so - Maria Konnikova - The Storytelling Animal: A Conversation with Jonathan Gottschall - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Nadia Drake - John R...

STAFFApril 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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