It lets aerospace engineers develop high-quality parts much faster than they could with traditional fabrication methods
The U.S. vanquished malaria and beat back AIDS, but Lyme and other illnesses are raging unchecked
A book entitled Discerning Experts explains why—and what can be done about it
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I originally published this on November 2, 2008. You really need to reed the comments there, at the original post, as well as the "related" posts at the bottom of this post, as this story had some legs - a lot of discussion ensued...
It is Wednesday, thus time for the new Video of the Week for your enjoyment.Also a reminder, if you were not fast enough to register for ScienceOnline2012 on Tuesday (it took 2 minutes and 14 seconds for the 100 lucky people to get into the registration form - you can see them and moderators here), there is another opportunity in a few hours - at 6am EDT at: http://scienceonline2012.com/register/Now, to the bloggers and their amazing daily output:- Bradley Voytek - What is peer-review for? - Judy Stone - Lilly’s Shocker, or the Post-Marketing Blues - Bora Zivkovic - Sun Time is the Real Timeand The Scientific Paper: past, present and probable futureand #scio11 – Perils of Blogging as a Woman under a Real Nameand Best of October at A Blog Around The Clock - DNLee - Wordless Wednesday: You’re a star - Melissa C...
Chrysler recruited Eminem to plug its 200 Sedan during the Super Bowl. George Clooney has shilled Martini vermouth. “Influentials,” as they are known by consumer marketers, have been around since way before Ronald Reagan was doing spots for GE in the 1950s.The marketing of high-tech gadgetry and a few other selected products, however, can apparently invert the rationale of exploiting star cred to rub off on a Lexus or a Suntory bottle...
Video of the Week #15, November 2nd, 2011 From: Dance your PhD is as much about VIDEO PRODUCTION as it is about DANCE by Carin Bondar at PsiVid .
YES! Sci applied, and got picked, to be one of the "neurobloggers" for the Society for Neuroscience meeting this year in Washington, DC!! It's gonna be a GOOD time.
I originally published this on January 31, 2007. If you really read this blog "for the articles", especially the chronobiology articles, you are aware that the light-dark cycle is the most powerful environmental cue entraining circadian clocks...
Another day, another treasure trove of sciencey goodness on the blogs:- Cheryl Murphy - Learning the Look of Love: In your Eyes, the Light the Heat - Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Why Most of Us Wouldn’t Be Able to Tell That Watson Fought in Afghanistan - Bora Zivkovic - Lesson of the Day: Circadian Clocks are HARD to shift!...
Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Why Most of Us Wouldn’t Be Able to Tell That Watson Fought in Afghanistan
I remember well my amazement when I heard my first ever demonstration of Holmes’s observational and deductional prowess in A Study in Scarlet.
Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Why Most of Us Wouldn't Be Able to Tell That Watson Fought in Afghanistan
I remember well my amazement when I heard my first ever demonstration of Holmes's observational and deductional prowess in A Study in Scarlet . We had just settled in, as we did every Sunday night, to listen to the evening's reading entertainment...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week.Ready for some psychological and neuroscientific Halloween science blogging? Here you go!
STAFFBehind the scenes at Scientific AmericanRead
Anecdotes from the Archive
Anthropology in Practice
Exploring the human condition.Read
Insights into intelligence, creativity, personality, and well-beingRead
Everything you always wanted to know about raising science-literate kidsRead
Critical views of science in the newsRead
Dark Star Diaries
Explore the science behind the dog in your bedRead
News and research about endangered species from around the worldRead
Frontiers for Young Minds
Science by and for kids ages 8-15Read
Commentary invited by editors of Scientific AmericanRead
Climate science in a changing worldRead
Illusions, Delusions, and Everyday DeceptionsRead
Discussion and news about planets, exoplanets, and astrobiologyRead
Opinion, arguments & analyses from guest experts and from the editors of Scientific AmericanRead
Roots of Unity
Mathematics: learning it, doing it, celebrating it.Read
Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.Read
STAFFIllustrating science since 1845Read
STAFFA science blog, sans blagueRead
The Artful Amoeba
A Blog About the Weird Wonderfulness of Life on EarthRead
Exploring and celebrating diversity in science.Read