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#SciAmBlogs Monday - The Language Gene, DSM-5, Big Neuroscience, cookie withdrawal, Fastest Spacecraft Ever, and more.

- Athena Andreadis - The “Language” Gene and Women’s Wagging Tongues - Sidney Zisook - Getting Past the Grief over Grief - Gary Stix - Big Neuroscience: Billions and Billions (Maybe) to Unravel Mysteries of the Brain and Neuroquotes of the Month…Maybe the Year - Scicurious - Of course I’m stressed, I’m in cookie withdrawal. - Caleb A...

STAFFFebruary 25, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Friday - Bees under the Microscope, Mariannas Trench, Ethics in Citizen Science, Facebook Abstention, and more.

- Charles Crookenden - Bees under the Microscope - Jennifer Frazer - Cameron’s Team Divulges Discoveries in Deepest Trenches on Earth - DNLee - On Ethics and Self-Policing in (Citizen) Science - Gary Stix - On “Conspicuous Non-Consumption: The Performative and Political Dimensions of Facebook Abstention” - David Wogan - EIA: Newer homes are larger, yet use roughly the same energy as older homes - Katie Worth - Step into the Twilight Zone: Day 22 on Mars Time – Meteoric Changes to the Earth Day, as Told by a Thousand Tired Decisions - Evelyn Lamb - Two Evelyns and a Katie: a Snapshot from AAAS - Bora Zivkovic - Bora’s Picks (February 22nd, 2013) - Scicurious - Friday Weird Science: Need more caffeine?...

STAFFFebruary 22, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Thursday - Testing Kids DNA, medical apps, Einstein Writings, 3-D Printed Octopus Suckers, Stormwater, ENCODE, and more.

- Ricki Lewis - New Guidelines on Testing Kids’ DNA – the Cliff’s Notes Version - Carly Goldstein - There’s an App for That: Policy and Technological Advances in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Ashutosh Jogalekar - ENCODE, Apple Maps and function: Why definitions matter and Physics Nobel Prizes and second acts - John R...

STAFFFebruary 21, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Stamp Biodiversity, Electric Vehicles, Vintage Space, Obesity Coverage, Meteors, and more.

As usual on Wednesdays, we have the new Video of the Week.- Laura Jane Martin - Postage Stamps Overlook Earth's Tiny Creatures - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Kate Prengaman - Tali Trigg - Electric Vehicle Deployment – Where Should We Be Today? - Carin Bondar - Vintage Space: Historical Spaceflight on Film - Dana Hunter - Parícutin: “Here Is Something New and Strange” - Kalliopi Monoyios - The Coolest Photo My iPhone Never Took - DNLee - Obesity Coverage in Black Newspapers Mostly Negative, University of Missouri Study Finds - Scicurious - On writing it down - John Matson - Could Another Chelyabinsk-Scale Meteor Sneak Up on Us? =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...

STAFFFebruary 20, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Welcome Beatrice the Biologist to the #SciAmBlogs network!

If you are a regular reader of our network, you are familiar with the Symbiartic blog, where artist Glendon Mellow and illustrator Kalliopi Monoyios explore the relationship and intersection between visual arts and science, nature and medicine.Today, I am super-happy to introduce a new blogger on our network - a third co-blogger at Symbiartic, with a focus on cartoons and comic strips...

STAFFFebruary 19, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Monday - Plague, mesopredators, glassfrogs, meteor extinctions, quantum dots, dog recognition, #AAASmtg, and more.

There is a new Image of the Week today.- Tara C. Smith - How politics and an earthquake led to prairie dog plague - Anne-Marie Hodge - Laikipia Plateau: What is a Mesopredator? - Maureen McCarthy - Chimps in Uganda: Conservation Conversation - Krystal D'Costa - A Right to Be Clean: Sanitation and the Rise of New York City’s Water Towers - Becky Crew - Dogs recognise other dogs in a crowd - Alex Wild - Art of the Living Dead - Darren Naish - Everybody loves glassfrogs - Jennifer Frazer - A Stuffy Government Yearbook and Its Beautiful, Exotic Worms - Jennifer Ouellette - Maxwell’s Demon Meets Quantum Dots and Babble-onia: Solving the Cocktail Party Problem and Physics Week in Review: February 16, 2013 - Scicurious - AAAS: Science and Social Media RECAP! - Ingrid Wickelgren - A Surefire Way to Sharpen Your Focus - John Horgan - The Weird Irony at the Heart of the Napoleon Chagnon Affair and Why Drones Should Make You Afraid...

STAFFFebruary 18, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Thursday - Valentine s Day, Whale Sharks, Simian Space Race, Quantum Entanglement, Science News in Black Media, and more.

With a slight delay compared to the usual scheduling, today we present both Image of the Week and Video of the Week.- Rebecca Guenard - My Sweaty Valentine - Joel Taylor - Chocolat Anyone! - Maria Konnikova - Valentine’s Day on the planet of the Little Prince - Krystal D'Costa - Decoding the Art of Flirtation - Evelyn Lamb - Romance, Continued Fractions, and You - Kalliopi Monoyios - How to Mend a Broken Heart - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Anxiety drug makes fish bolder and more asocial - Eric Michael Johnson - Macaque and Dagger in the Simian Space Race - John R...

STAFFFebruary 14, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

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