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Monday Monarchs, Moon, Molecules and More at #SciAmBlogs

As always on Mondays, we have the new Image of the Week over on the right-hand sidebar. Take a look.- Krystal D'Costa - The Human Experience: Apple and Standardized Personalization and Cooperation Is Child’s Play - Bora Zivkovic - Diversity of insect circadian clocks – the story of the Monarch butterfly and BIO101 - Organisms In Time and Space: Ecology and #NYCSciTweetup - Amy Maxmen - Monarchs flood New York City - Jennifer Frazer - Fountains of Life Found at the Bottom of the Dead Sea - Christie Wilcox - Social Media For Scientists Part 3: Win-Win - Joe Hanson - Big Rocks, Big Science - David Wogan - Review of Urbanized, Gary Hustwit’s urban design documentary - David Bressan - October 9, 1963: Vajont - S.E...

STAFFOctober 11, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Dinosaur, just like a kangaroo!

Image of the Week #12, October 10, 2011:
From: Dinosaurs as kangaroos and T-rex the Pop Icon by David Bressan at History of Geology Original Source: Charles R...

October 10, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Donors Choose! Help Students Learn About Science

I haven't been able to get a Serious Post™ done on Donors Choose yet, because I've been pretty busy with research-related activities. But this is too important to put off any longer!From now until October 22, Donors Choose is running its yearly Science Bloggers for Students campaign, wherein science bloggers and readers of science blogs donate to support science education in classrooms in low-income neighborhoods across the country...

October 10, 2011 — Jason G. Goldman

Monarchs flood New York City

New Yorkers can catch a fleeting glimpse of Nature’s royalty if they hurry. On Saturday I observed dozens of migrating monarch butterflies – glorious kings of the insect world – quivering atop goldenrods on the coast lining Dead Horse Bay in Brooklyn...

October 10, 2011 — Amy Maxmen

Cooperation Is Child's Play

Cooperation confounds us: Humans are the only members of the animal kingdom to display this tendency to the extent that we do, and it's an expensive endeavor with no guarantee of reciprocal rewards...

October 10, 2011 — Krystal D'Costa

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