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This blog post first appeared on my blog on March 4th, 2011. I'm sharing it with the Scientific American audience today because I've assigned this post to my students for next week.
Every week I post a quick Q&A with one of our bloggers on the network, so you can get to know them better. This week, I chat with Gozde Zorlu of the Creatology blog.
The ground shook violently in L’Aquila, Italy, early in the morning of April 6, 2009, more violently than it had during the tremors the area had been experiencing for months.
As always on Wednesdays, we have a new Video of the Week for you to watch. It is amazing.- Janet D. Stemwedel - Is being a good scientist a matter of what you do or of what you feel in your heart? - Judy Stone - Molecules to Medicine: From Test-Tube to Medicine Chest - James Byrne - Cerebral Palsy Challenger - Joanne Manaster - Quantum Levitation–where science videos don’t get any cooler! - Kevin Zelnio - Curious Critters - Bora Zivkovic - #scio11 - The Entertainment Factor - Bora Zivkovic - Weekly Highlights #8 – some recent SHERP work - Bora Zivkovic and Dave Munger - What is: ResearchBlogging.org - Gary Stix - Should Car Ads Be Banned? - Larry Greenemeier - Go For Broke: How Bill Joy Handicaps ‘Greentech’ Investments - Scicurious - Donor’s Choose at Scientopia! =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion.You should follow the Blog Network on Twitter - the official account is @sciamblogs and the List of all the bloggers is @sciamblogs/sciambloggers...
(A Cross-post)Sci grew up going to public school. We had some pretty good science teachers, and I remember how hard they worked to make learning fun for us.
Never happen.But maybe they should be.A look at the ubiquitous aggressive driver in Psychology & Marketing, shows that he (more than she) tends to view a vehicle as an extension of The Self...
Video of the Week #13, October 19, 2011 From: Quantum Levitation-where science videos don't get any cooler! by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid Source of the original: Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and Tel-Aviv University...
I have been taking part in a fundraising drive raising money for people with cerebral palsy called ‘The Cerebral Palsy Challenge’. I have been wearing a pedometer for the last few weeks with the aim of walking the equivalent number of steps it would take to climb Mt...
Sorry for the delay! I just flew back from the wonderful Science Writers meeting (check out official coverage) and then promptly crashed and slept 12 hours straight.Now back in the saddle, I ask you to check out the new Image of the Week over on the right hand side...- Jennifer Frazer - The Story of Spigelia genuflexa, or, Why Biology Needs YOU - Scicurious - The Pill and Relationship Satisfaction, aka the power of interpretation - Melissa C...
Image of the Week #13, October 18, 2011:
From: Friday Fodder, October 14, 2011 by Jennifer Ouellette at Cocktail Party Physics ...
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