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Astrobiology has one key advantage when it comes to tooting its own horn – it can lay claim to a diverse range of scientific research as being relevant to the study of life in the universe...
Hey there, pretty bird. Welcome back. We've missed your jersey caramel colours and big, brown eyes since pretty much forever. What's new with us?
Sparked by Richard Louv's book on Nature-Deficit Disorder, many organizations, agencies, teachers and the White House have made the push to get people outside for the benefit of their mental and physical health...
Even from a block away, I could tell the dog was having a Best Day Ever moment. The dog walked with the bounce of newly melted snow, birds chirp-chirping, and a warm breeze pouring new smells from the street’s nooks and crannies...
Following on from February's review of Matthew P. Martyniuk's Beasts of Antiquity: Stem-Birds in the Solnhofen Limestone, it's time once again to look at another recently published dinosaur-themed book...
A recent study shows that underestimating the value of current experiences leads people to make time-inconsistent choices. We fail to document the present, only to wish we had done it, in the future...
At the age of 105, Inge Lehmann (1888-1993) looked back on a long, productive life with satisfaction. During her career in seismology, she had made two major discoveries and made other significant contributions...
The #sciart tweetstorm was huge success – bigger and more exciting than any of us could have imagined. Though we sent out an alert to fewer than 100 people before the launch, on the first day we racked up more than 4000 tweets!...
Brrr! Winter still has much of the country in its iron grip. While you’re waiting for spring to make its presence known, perhaps you’d like to try your hand at photographing Snowflakes in Freefall. A team of researchers at the University of Utah have developed a Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera to do just that...
It’s our final (for now) installment of Women in Geoblogging. Oh, there will be more – I’ll be doing a follow-up for the blogs I’ve missed!
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