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Last month a pod of orcas was found off of Palos Verdes, near Los Angeles. Well, they’re back. Actually, it isn’t clear if this is the same pod or not, but here’s some more awesome footage of orcas found in the waters off of Dana Point, earlier this week...
The next time you snap the waistband on your panties or enjoy a Speedos moment at the beach, have a moment of silence for the man who made it all possible—Wallace Carothers.
Eight scientists will share three million-dollar Kavli Prizes for their contributions in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. The announcement was made today in Oslo, Norway, by Nils Christian Stenseth, president of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, and broadcast live at the opening of the World Science Festival in New York City...
In a post on Asperger's syndrome, my fellow blogger Karen Schrock manages to knock both religious believers and nonreligious rationalists in just a few paragraphs.
This is a response to an open letter from Joshua Hartshorne entitled “Fantasy TV in the service of science,” posted as a guest blog by Scientific American about Dothraki, a language created by the Language Creation Society for the HBO adaptation of George R...
For the Doctoral Candidates at the Keck School of Medicine, Class of 2010, Eric Schulze was asked by his colleagues to give the student commencement address.
Voting for the 3QD science blogging prize has opened. Eighty posts have made the initial nominations list, including 3 of my own: The Thoughtful Animal: Does oral sex confer an evolutionary advantage?...
The 24th installment of the Carnival of Evolution is up at NeuroDojo, and this month features an extra helping of brain!
Here are my ResearchBlogging Editor’s Selections for this week: I was away at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science this week.
It should not come as a surprise to the regular reader of this blog that a lot can be learned about animal cognition by simply observing animal behavior.
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