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  • The release of the summary of the torture report more or less tells us something most people already knew, so it's hard to know how to respond or comment. ...
    1 day ago from The Phytophactor
  • By now most people must have heard the unpleasant news that Walter Lewin, the beloved and world-renowned physics teacher at MIT whose legendary video lect...
    2 days ago from The Curious Wavefunction
  • Space filling model. c. Michelle Francl*UPDATE: The Sceptical Chemist has a quiz up on benzene structural formulae based on the article in Nature Chemist...
    2 days ago from The Culture of Chemistry
  • *Guinea pig mange mite *Trixacarus caviae*, from here.* *Belongs within:* Analgoidea. *Contains:* Teinocoptinae. The Sarcoptoidea are a group of mites tha...
    3 days ago from Variety of Life
  • Greetings and welcome to this particular pond of microbes. I'm back! My wonderful time at Scientific American at The Ocelloid has come to a close, as I am ...
    3 days ago from Skeptic Wonder
  • Lyme disease is carried by tiny ticks; lower right above. On Monday, the day this article appears, New York will get a new law that protects doctors who off...
    4 days ago from Genomics, Medicine, and Pseudoscience
  • *Male (left) and female of *Tychus niger*, copyright Lech Borowiec.* Another brief beetle post for today. The species in the image above is the type speci...
    4 days ago from Catalogue of Organisms
  • There are two other issues that I see with the scientific name. Can anyone else find them? Add your thoughts in the comments section. This was part of my ...
    1 week ago from Moss Plants and More
  • Enough with the rape threats already. As the father of a pre-teen I have concerns about the internet and online trolling/cyber-bullying. Well those birds ha...
    1 week ago from Angry by Choice
  • The September issue of Scientific American is about human evolution. It includes articles by Frans de Waal, Gary Stix, John Hawks, and others. And this one...
    1 week ago from Pleiotropy
  • http://t.co/fBhTs48KG4 the #physics of spilling and walking with #coffee *How do we spill coffee?* (a) Either by accelerating too much for a given coffee ...
    1 week ago from Doc Madhattan
  • I've started polishing my not-quite-good-enough CIHR proposal for what's called the 'Transitional Open Operating Grant Program' competition. This is the l...
    2 weeks ago from RRResearch
  • *Sookias, R. B., Sullivan, C., Liu, J., and R. J. Butler. 2014. Systematics of putative euparkeriids (Diapsida: Archosauriformes) from the Triassic of Chin...
    3 weeks ago from Chinleana
  • Eight years ago, I had finished my first year of graduate school in math, and I was at a loss as to what to research. My original focus, differential geom...
    1 month ago from PLEKTIX
  • In the UK, we've been rather lucky *touch wood* and had a rather lovely summer thus far. But, it seems that there's a darker side to this lovely weather......
    5 months ago from The View from a Microbiologist
  • “*Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your vic...
    5 months ago from History of Geology
  • A number of non-native English speakers get "Singaporean" as the top guess for their native language. You can actually see that by playing around in our di...
    6 months ago from Games with Words
  • Moving house again… Well almost, moving addresses anyway. It wasn’t that long ago I moved from Disease of the Week to here at Disease Prone to take advanta...
    3 years ago from Disease Prone