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Guest post - Microbes and Madness

Last post of the honeymoon! I think it's fitting that this post should be an old guest post written by my husband. He's a psychiatrist, and this post was the only way we could think of to combine his medical knowledge with my love for little bacteria...

January 25, 2012 — S.E. Gould

"Natural Theologians" Are God's Psychoanalysts

The following is an edited excerpt from The Belief Instinct , which will be released as a paperback on Feb. 20. When I moved to my previous house in a small village in Northern Ireland in late 2007, there was still quite a bit of work to be done, including laying flooring in an intolerably small, outdated bathroom in the garage...

January 25, 2012

Mission Possible: Graphene

Video of the Week #27 January 25th, 2012 From: Winners of the Cyberscreen Science Film Festival at Science Online 2012 by Carin Bondar and Joanne Manaster at PsiVid Source: Derek Muller & Chris Stewart on techNyouvids and Veritasium on YouTube...

January 25, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Editor's Selections: Data, Novelty, and Pets

Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. Sometimes you're interested in new papers not for the main results that the authors present, but for some other data you see in a graph that might catch the corner of your eye...

January 24, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman

#SciAmBlogs - the post-#scio12 blues

ScienceOnline2012 is over. Many bloggers (including 28 SciAm bloggers and blogging staff) were there. When meeting face-to-face, bloggers want to talk to each other rather than write blog posts or read blogs (they are likely to write their impressions of the meeting later)...

STAFFJanuary 24, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Troodon in the Rushes

Image of the Week #27, January 22nd, 2012:
From: ScienceOnline2012 Science Art Show by Glendon Mellow and Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic ...

January 24, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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