[caption id="attachment_344" align="alignleft" width="235" caption="Metaphor for science communication?"][/caption] What would happen if scientists took to the internet en masse and wrote about what they are most interested in?...
Previously - Evolution's Tempo, Movement I: Adagio Small changes can have big effects. The mood of a piece is set by is tempo. You can play the same notes, in the same style but change the speed at which you play it and it takes on an entirely different meaning...
Stunning video of microscopic life. While the creator of the video laments his narration and audio quality, I found it sort of entrancing. Check out Daniel Stoupin's article of how this movie was made with his $8 budget...
Funding science has always relied on public support. Traditionally, scientists at research institutions are awarded money from government agencies and sometimes private foundations.
[caption id="attachment_290" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="Rattus rattus, via alexfiles on Flickr (click image)"][/caption] It seems that everywhere you find a group of humans, you'll find a clan of rats hiding in the shadows...
LOL, a scientifically peer-reviewed rap set. This is interesting way to communicate evolution. My only worry is that it makes hip rap music to scientists, not science music to rappers.
[caption id="attachment_239" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Semibalanus balanoides, Photo from Wikimedia Commons"][/caption] The following is edited from a post I published in 2008...
[caption id="attachment_176" align="alignleft" width="279" caption="Stickleback stamp from Faroe Islands. Public Domain, artwork by Astrid Andreasen, 1994."][/caption] What is the first thing you do when you want to find something out these days?...
[caption id="attachment_207" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Click image to go to Amazon page."][/caption] I love reviewing children's books.
Welcome to the 40th edition of the Carnival of Evolution! The CoE is your monthly one-stop non-stop all-you-can-eat buffet of change over time in the online blogospheric world of wonders!...
STAFFBehind the scenes at Scientific AmericanRead
Anecdotes from the Archive
Anthropology in Practice
Exploring the human condition.Read
Insights into intelligence, creativity, personality, and well-beingRead
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
Eye of the Storm
The Science Behind Extreme WeatherRead
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
Opinion, arguments & analyses from guest experts and from the editors of Scientific AmericanRead
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
The Artful Amoeba
A Blog About the Weird Wonderfulness of Life on EarthRead
Exploring and celebrating diversity in science.Read