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We dodged the apocalypse, so let's help some classrooms.

We're coming into the home stretch of our annual DonorsChoose Science Bloggers for Students drive: Science Bloggers for Students: No Apocalypse in Sight (Transcript below) And, now until the end of the drive, you can get your donations matched (up to $100 per donor) thanks to the generosity of the DonorsChoose.org Board of Directors...

November 1, 2012 — Janet D. Stemwedel

My appeal to you for Donors Choose 2012

Our public education system is in straits. Regrettably we have to host fundraisers to get basic supplies and equipment to help many classrooms. For students in advanced grades or subjects, funds are needed to bring relevant science and engineering lessons to them...

November 1, 2012 — DNLee

Diving rats

Video of the Week #67 November 1st, 2012: From: Did NYC rats survive hurricane Sandy? by Bora Zivkovic at A Blog Around The Clock . Source: RatLogic.com In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, much speculation was aired about the effect of the storm on New York City rats, especially those living in the subway and the sewers...

November 1, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Talking Up Science With The Naked Scientists

Posted on behalf of Alan Boyd. This post is adapted from Alan's writing at the Medical Research Council's Insight . -- In the world of science podcasting, few shows can boast the longevity, volume and quality of content of the University of Cambridge’s Naked Scientists ...

STAFFNovember 1, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Civilization s Thin Veneer: The Evacuation of Bellevue

The nation’s oldest public hospital—and the premier emergency institution in New York City—is the go-to place in the aftermath of a plane or train wreck, an all-out gunfight or a commercial airliner slicing through a skyscraper...

STAFFNovember 1, 2012 — Gary Stix

Best of October at A Blog Around The Clock

I posted 9 times in October, and it seems I am really back in the groove, with a nice rhythm of weekly decent blogging. That is, on A Blog Around The Clock only (not counting the posts on The Network Central, The SA Incubator, Video of the Week, Image of the Week, or editing Guest Blog and Expeditions)...

November 1, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - #Sandy, NYC rats, werewolves, diatoms, 3-D printing math puzzles, fall colors, and more.

Only Wednesday. And we have the new Image of the Week!- Charles H. Greene - Frankenstorm Sandy: Stitched Together From Elements Both Natural and Unnatural - Bora Zivkovic - Did NYC rats survive hurricane Sandy? - DNLee - Will Giant Mutant Rats overrun NYC in Sandy’s wake - Cassie Rodenberg - Haunted by Emily: When Addicts Disappear - Christie Wilcox - Falling in love with the world’s most endangered primates and Don’t forget to donate!! - Jennifer Ouellette - Bad Moon Rising: The Science of Werewolves - Psi Wavefunction - Three views of a diatom - Robynne Boyd - Appalachia’s Fall Colors Safe for Now - Hadas Shema - Interview with Richard Price, Academia.edu CEO - Alex Wild - 13 Horrifying Ways To Die (Arthropod Edition) - Dana Hunter - An Excellent Point About Uniformitarianism - Kate Clancy - Being Overwhelmed is Way Scarier Than a Paranormal Activity Movie - Scicurious - HAPPY HALLOWEEN: Sci presents…LYCANTHROPY - Fred Guterl - The Future According to Sandy - Larry Greenemeier - Post-Sandy New York Aims to Rethink Infrastructure Not Just Rebuild It - Evelyn Lamb - Mathematicians at Play: 3-D Printing Enters the Fourth Dimension =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...

STAFFOctober 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Diatoms

Image of the Week #66, October 31th, 2012: From: Some sights about the microbial world by Psi Wavefunction at The Ocelloid .

October 31, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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