The disease can present, progress and respond to treatments differently in men and women
A new paper argues the condition now known as “dissociative identity disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality
Big or small, the teeth or carnivorous dinosaurs were adapted to a particular method of shredding flesh
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A fossilized sample of thousand-year-old parrot dung has revealed a previously unknown ecological relationship that could help save a threatened parasitic plant from extinction.Yup, conservation science is sometimes weird.The plant in question is called Dactylanthus taylorii (aka wood rose or Hades flower).
Image of black mamba snake courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Bill Love/Blue Chameleon Ventures A bite from the black mamba snake ( Dendroaspis polylepis ) can kill an adult human within 20 minutes.
Credit: Drawing by Todd Marshall Move over platypus, a recently discovered dinosaur may have bested you for the strangest combination of physical features.
In this digital age, journalists and writers are increasingly having to focus on producing content online, be it the long-form feature stories, the news articles or the opinionated blog posts.
Video of the Week #63 October 3rd, 2012: From: Watch the Most Amazing Lego Contraption Ever by Michael Moyer at Observations . Source: Akiyuki First there was the video of the LEGO version of the Antikythera Mechanism--an ancient Greek computing device found in a shipwreck in 1901 used to calculate the positions of astronomical bodies with extraordinary precision.
Rocks rock. You might deduce from the title of my blog, and the poem that it references, that I'm attracted to the powerful manifestations of time and persistence that are found in stone as a substance.
Last month, we posted a wide variety of science-art here at Symbiartic. We thought it'd be nice to post an overview in case you missed or wanted to revisit any.
There's a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that should make the scientific community sit up and do a little pondering. Researchers from the University of Washington, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the firm MediCC!
Dear Readers, it's been quite awhile since I last wrote.In the intervening time, North Carolina Central University deemed me a Master of Biology, I traveled to see friends and family, and I moved to Madison, Wisconsin to start school in the Neuroscience and Public Policy program (NPP) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Scientific American s Growing Catalogue of E-Book Titles Includes HIV and AIDS, Exploring Mars, The Higgs Boson and More
Scientific American launched its e-Book program this summer, starting with The Science of Sports: Winning in the Olympics . Each month, we will add new titles selected from the most relevant issues facing science today.
STAFFBehind the scenes at Scientific AmericanRead
Anecdotes from the Archive
Anthropology in Practice
Exploring the human condition.Read
Insights into intelligence, creativity, and the mindRead
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
MIND Guest Blog
Commentary invited by editors of Scientific American MindRead
Not bad science
New discoveries in animal behavior and cognitionRead
Opinion, arguments & analyses from guest experts and from the editors of Scientific AmericanRead
More than wires - exploring the connections between energy, environment, and our livesRead
Roots of Unity
Mathematics: learning it, doing it, celebrating it.Read
Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.Read
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STAFFA science blog, sans blagueRead
Amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals - living and extinctRead
The Artful Amoeba
A Blog About the Weird Wonderfulness of Life on EarthRead
Exploring and celebrating diversity in science.Read