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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

#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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