Welcome back. As is usually the case on Mondays, we have a new Image of the Week - enjoy!

And if you are in this city, join us for a variety of scienc-ey community events: Science events in New York City this week.

- Psi Wavefunction - Musings on size: do bacteria want to be bigger? and MolBiol Carnival #18!


- DNLee - Black History Month: Celebrating Blacks in Science, Promoting Diversity in STEM and A Hip Hop Maven Mourns – Whitney Houston dead at age 48 and Charles Henry Turner, Animal Behavior Scientist


- S.E. Gould - How the TB bacteria bursts your cells


- David Bressan - Darwin the Geologist


- Christie Wilcox - Darwin’s Degenerates – Evolution’s Finest


- Jason G. Goldman - Chimpanzees Help, But Only When Asked and Sunday Photoblogging: Vertical Panorama


- Scicurious - Minding your Interactions to Mind your Inflammation


- Darren Naish - Williams and Lang’s Australian Big Cats: do pumas, giant feral cats and mystery marsupials stalk the Australian outback?


- Kate Clancy - There Will Be Blood: Follow Up to Skeptically Speaking Podcast


- Caleb A. Scharf - Walk Tall, but Please Tread Softly, SpaceX


- John Horgan - Education Isn’t Helping Americans Overcome Deepening Inequality


- Kalliopi Monoyios - Science-Art Interviews: Heather Knight


- Melissa C. Lott - U.S. Natural Gas – Spot Price Low, Inventory High


- Amy Maxmen - The Illegal Teeny Turtle Trade


- Bora Zivkovic - Weekly Highlights #15 – UC-Santa Cruz students


- John Matson - Obama Administration Proposes Big Cuts to NASA’s Mars Programs


- Sarah Fecht - After Throat Surgery, British Singer Adele Makes A Comeback at the Grammys



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