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. Stemwedel - Science kits … for girls. and Some reasons gendered science kits may be counterproductive.


- Carin Bondar - The iGEM Competition: Synthetic Biologists and Molecular Animation and Monday Music Video: The Glamorous Platypus


- Joanne Manaster - Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil DeGrasse Tyson


- Jennifer Jacquet - When Crabs Throw Their Claws in the Air, They Wave Them Like They Care


- Jason G. Goldman - Sunday Photoblogging: San Diego Storm


- Caleb A. Scharf - Curiosity Across the Stars


- Philip Yam - A Brief History of Stephen Hawking: A Video Tribute



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