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Let's be honest: tarsiers look odd. Among the smallest of all primates, most species of tarsier would fit easily in the palm of your hand. They have long, slender, largely hairless tails and elongated fingers with knobby knuckles and mushroom-cap finger pads.To fully confront the tarsier's bizarre anatomy, you must stare it in the face...
One commenter didn't like my take on Cotard's last week. I ran it past a couple of friends who said they had no problems with it and I'm not an expert, just an interested researcher.
Whether you succeed at work may depend on many factors—intelligence, empathy, self-control, talent and persistence, to name a few. But one determinant may outweigh many of these: how you perceive those around you...
...and this is a paper which is not quite what it's cracked up to be. Because while it does, indeed, have great pictures of your brain on drugs, it doesn't really go any further than that...
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - fake fossils, science fashion, snakes, sticky bacteria, spider photography, parades, and more.
- S.E. Gould - Sticky bacteria and the benefits of staying still - David Bressan - Frauds, Fakes and Fossils - Joanne Manaster - Making Scientists Seem Human–Through Film! - Christie Wilcox - This is what a scientist looks like. - Alex Wild - How Photography Transformed Spider Science - Darren Naish - Love for Mastigodryas, Tomodon, Sordellina and all their buddies: you know it’s right - Christina Agapakis - Self Defense - Krystal D'Costa - Parades - Public Festivals, Public Spectacles - Kalliopi Monoyios - Too Clean?...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. "Imagine that there was a blood test that could detect depression," writes the Neuroskeptic.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - Coelacanths, Lake Vostok, neuronal transplants, #scio12, San Diego Demonoid, and more....
Welcome back from the weekend. Check out the new Image of the Week first! Then see what the bloggers have published lately:- Lucas Brouwers - Coelacanths are not living fossils.
Image of the Week #29, February 6th, 2012:
From: ScienceOnline2012 Sci-Art Show: The Winners by Glendon Mellow at Symbiartic Source: Allen Human Brain Atlas by Perrin Ireland Research notes that would ve made da Vinci proud...
What if a drug could improve learning and cognition and had no untoward medical consequences? Wouldn’t it be justified to make it widely available? A group of scientists concluded three years ago that it would be.No such drug exists, but the question arises anew because of a brain-stimulation technique that appears on paper to fit the bill...
There are many different factors which go into whether animals (or humans) develop obesity and diabetes. Different sensitivity to different chemicals, in different areas of the body and brain, can cause major differences in feeding behavior, body weight, fat, and insulin sensitivity...
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