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Scicurious Guest Writer! Sleight of Hand, Sleight of Mind: Illusions, Delusions and the Immune System
Please welcome this month's Scicurious Guest Writer, Phil Corlett!! We often make a distinction between brains and brawn, between the mind and the body.
On Thursday, January 31, 2013 I will be co-moderating a ScienceOnline Session on Diversity in the Sciences with Alberto Roca of MinorityPostdoc.org.The audience will surely have many individuals interested in this topic as we explore many different avenues of diversity and inclusion in sciences and higher education.
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Stomach Sieve, killer cats, Andromeda, Wind Turbines, Hands-on Math, #scio13 and more.
ScienceOnline2013 starts tomorrow. It is highly unlikely I will have time and energ to post evening linkfests until next Monday - just keep checking the network regularly for yourselves ;-) - Rob Dunn - The Sieve Hypothesis: Clever Study Suggests an Alternate Explanation for the Function of the Human Stomach - Hannah Waters - Cats Are Ruthless Killers.
On islands, cats are the primary cause for at least 14% of bird, mammal, and reptile extinctions and the principal threat to almost 8% of critically endangered animals.
Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek Sample a hurricane's air from a plane high in the stratosphere and, in addition to the expected water and grit, you'll find an abundance of microbes.
At this year’s ScienceOnline (un)conference, Jarrett Byrnes from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and I will be moderating a session on open science and peer review.
As you now all know, my partner in crime Scicurious is much like the superhero Batwoman. Or maybe, she is trying to tell us something, and finally share with us her secret identity?
Every year I ask some of the attendees of the ScienceOnline conferences to tell me (and my readers) more about themselves, their careers, current projects and their views on the use of the Web in science, science education or science communication.
Andromeda (GALEX/NASA/JPL) There is something beautiful yet ominous about our nearest large galactic neighbor.The Andromeda galaxy is a trillion star behemoth that spans some six times the diameter of the full Moon when seen through a telescope.
The Sieve Hypothesis: Clever Study Suggests an Alternate Explanation for the Function of the Human Stomach
You have a stomach. I have a stomach. It is one of our few universals. Humans, mate, sing, talk, and raise their children in many different ways, but we’ve all got stomachs.
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