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The Open Laboratory 2012 - the final entries

I know, you have been very patient, waiting for this day. And it has finally arrived - we are ready to announce the 50 essays and 1 poem that will be published in the sixth annual anthology of the best science writing online.If you are new to this, here is the history and background of the project...

STAFFDecember 7, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Welcome Literally Psyched the newest blog at #SciAmBlogs

I am very happy to introduce the newest addition to the Scientific American blog network - Literally Psyched, written by Maria Konnikova (Twitter).Maria is working on her PhD in Psychology at Columbia University, where she studies self-control and decision making...

STAFFDecember 6, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Friday - time capsule, hot peppers, exoplanets, scientific bartending, pink microscopes, and more.

NOTE: I will be officially on vacation next week. How much I will be capable of keeping myself away from the online world, including the blog network, remains to be seen.I will have a number of posts scheduled in advance (on the Guest Blog, SA Incubator, Network Central and A Blog Around The Clock) and will set up the Image of the Week and Video of the Week in advance, but am unlikely to do these evening link-fests next week, or post all the links to all the posts on Twitter, Facebook and G+...

STAFFDecember 2, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - lichen, more lichen, whales, and unicorns.

It seems today was a day for a lot of blogging by our staff! Check it all out!- Larry Greenemeier - Sounds of the Deep: Scientific American Launches Citizen Science Project to ID Whale Calls and Could Chevy Volt Lithium-Ion Battery Fires Burn Out Interest in EVs and Hybrids? - Michael J...

STAFFNovember 29, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

#SciAmBlogs Monday - Higgs, Sky Cranes, Oracles, Mars, Placozoans, Mushrooms and more

Welcome back - I hope you had a great weekend. As usual on Mondays, we have a new Image of the Week for you - check it out.And the bloggers have come out in full force after the holidays:- Kelly Oakes - Why the Higgs Boson Matters - Amy Shira Teitel - Sky Crane – how to land Curiosity on the surface of Mars - Krystal D'Costa - Oracles Past and Present: Our Means of Managing Information - David Bressan - Glaciers from Mars - Jennifer Frazer - Shimmying Sheet Animal Senses Oxygen With Enzymes That Still Work in You - Scicurious - Book Review: Mushroom - Darren Naish - Gerhard Maier’s African Dinosaurs Unearthed: the Tendaguru Expeditions - Bora Zivkovic - Books: ‘Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science’ by Michael Nielsen and Making it in the new media ecosystem, at ScienceOnline2012 - Janet D...

STAFFNovember 29, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

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