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#SciAmBlogs - the New Year edition!

- Elaine Schattner - Hillary Clinton, Hospitalized with a Blood Clot, Faces New Decisions - Rob Dunn - Eleven Ways to Avoid Answering a Question: A Year in Review - Christie Wilcox - Expensive Organs: Guppies Reveal The Cost Of Big Brains and Science Sushi: 2012 in Review - Jennifer Frazer - Take This Shell and Shove It: The Mollusk That Became a Worm - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Computational research in the era of open access: Standards and best practices and Energy drinks: Glorified caffeine delivery systems? - Darren Naish - Life and times of the wild Axolotl and Mysteries of the diceratheriine rhinos - Hannah Waters - Don’t Talk About Your New Year’s Resolutions - Hadas Shema - What’s wrong with citation analysis? - Maria Konnikova - Sherlock Holmes, the mindful detective - Ingrid Wickelgren and Maria Konnikova - How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: The Value of Creativity and Imagination [Excerpt] - Cassie Rodenberg - Addiction on the Streets: Frequently Asked Questions and Neecy: The Attitude Toward Relapse on the Streets - Katherine Harmon - Octopuses Feast On Florida’s Stone Crab Straight from Traps - Kate Clancy - Will the Pill Mess Up My Ability to Detect My One True Love? - Alex Wild - Compound Eye Readers’ Best Science and Nature Photographs of 2012 and My personal best photographs of 2012 and Recipe for a Photograph #1: Reflected Ant on Black and Thrifty Thursday: Pro Photographer vs...

STAFFJanuary 4, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
The Sciences

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Maya Apocalypse, next Mars rover, microgrids, trans-planetary microbes, dopamine and depression, and more.

And we have a brand new Image of the Week.- Andy Rivkin - The fight to save planetary science, and why the new Mars rover doesn’t mean victory - Caroline Dodds Pennock - The 2012 Apocalypse, or why the world won’t end this week - Judy Stone - A Clinical Trial and Suicide Leave Many Questions: Part 3: Conflict of Interest - Scicurious - The dopamine side(s) of depression, part 2 - Dawn Santoianni - Guest Post: Are Microgrids the Key to Energy Security? - Caleb A...

STAFFDecember 18, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
Sustainability

#SciAmBlogs Monday - Hagfish High Fashion, Cold Plasmas, Tree-Climbing Velociraptor, Christmas Metadata, Solar Bike-Car and more.

- Pete Monfre - Kids Lead Crowd Funded Scientific Mission to Nicaragua: Science Education is the Tide that Lifts All Boats - Bob Grumman - M@h*(pOet)?ica – Happy Holidays! - Jennifer Ouellette - The Hagfish Goes High Fashion and Chilling Out with Cold Plasmas - Allyson Beatrice - Science Books for the Kids on Your Shopping List (Guest Post) - Scicurious - The dopamine side(s) of depression - Bonnie Swoger - What is metadata?...

STAFFDecember 18, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
The Sciences

Two SciAm bloggers make the 30-under-30 Forbes annual list.

For the second year in a row, Forbes magazine picks young and up-and-coming stars in various areas of life - their, now already well established and reputable 30 Under 30 list of "Innovators, Disruptors And Brightest Stars Of 2012".I am very proud to report that two Scientific American bloggers are included in the list this year.In the category of Energy, one of the chosen innovators is Melissa Lott, from Plugged In, our energy and infrastructure group blog.And in the Science category, we are represented by Christina Agapakis of the Oscillator blog, focusing on synthetic biology.What a great finish for an already fantastic year for our blog network...

STAFFDecember 17, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
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#SciAmBlogs Friday - critical thinking, hot flashes, two Higgs bosons, poisonous loris, seeing bacteria, gun laws, and more.

- Scott K. Johnson - Re-thinking the way colleges teach critical thinking - Josh Howgego - The ideas woman - Kate Clancy - Don’t Sweat It: Premenopausal Women, Reproductive State, and the Joy of Night Sweats - George Musser - When You Fall Into a Black Hole, How Long Have You Got? - David Wogan - On tap for Monday: coverage of the US and France energy conference from Austin - Christina Agapakis - Seeing Bacteria - John Horgan - Will Connecticut Massacre Give Politicians the Guts to Take on the Gun Lobby? - Bora Zivkovic - Bora’s Picks (December 14th, 2012) - DNLee - Computer Science Education Week 2012 Recap - Michael Moyer - Have Scientists Found Two Different Higgs Bosons? - Katherine Harmon - New Toxic Nocturnal Primate Species Discovered =======================Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion...

STAFFDecember 14, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

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