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In memory of Helen Chappell, it is our responsibility to support her family as best we can.
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Feminalist Science Posters by Hydrogene #linkonomicon via @joshwitten

Hyrdogene generally creates minimalist posters around science-y themes. The set of six she created celebrating women who made a big impact on science and the world is particularly compelling. According to the FAQs, an online store selling the posters will…
Hyrdogene generally creates minimalist posters around science-y themes. The set of six she created celebrating women who made a big impact on science and the world is particularly compelling. Accor...
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Easter Island - Walking heads or on a roll? #havesciwilltravel from @easternblot

On Easter Sunday, 1722, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen came across a small island in the Pacific Ocean with about 2000-3000 inhabitants. Considering the date, he named the Island “Easter Island”, but its local name is Rapa Nui. The Rapa Nui population of…
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This week’s mythbusting prize goes to researcher Claudia Fritz of the Sorbonne, who led two studies, both of which revealed that despite their mystique, antique “master” violins – even Stradivari – produce no better sound quality than modern instruments.…
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The Art of Science: Human Cells Speak Volumes

The internet was all a-squeal this week over the revelation that Harvard University’s libraries house a number of books bound in human skin. (Actually, the news that launched a thousand blogposts was that a Harvard-owned volume alleged to be bound in “all… via +Michele Banks 
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The Art of Science: Ants Are People, Too from +Michele Banks 

Ants are crawling over the walls of London’s Saatchi Gallery. No, the cleaners aren’t on strike; the ants are an installation by Colombian artist Rafael  Gómezbarros, part of a group exhibition called Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America. If you…
Ants are crawling over the walls of London’s Saatchi Gallery. No, the cleaners aren’t on strike; the ants are an installation by Colombian artist Rafael  Gómezbarros, part of a group exhibition cal...
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Running Low - @sci4thepeople

This week, Science for The People looks across the Periodic Table and assesses the scarcity of modern society’s essential elements. They’re joined by Dr. Thomas Graedel, Director of the Center for Industrial Ecology at Yale University, to talk about…
This week, Science for The People looks across the Periodic Table and assesses the scarcity of modern society's essential elements. They're joined by Dr. Thomas Graedel, Director of the Center for ...
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Reach out and grab some cash by +Sarah Naylor 

I use twitter primarily to keep up with what’s new and newsworthy in science and science communication. It’s a great tool to quickly catch up on new discoveries or  controversies. It also can expose opportunities you had no idea existed. The other day I…
I use twitter primarily to keep up with what's new and newsworthy in science and science communication. It's a great tool to quickly catch up on new discoveries or  controversies. It also can expos...
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I’ve added a few blog posts by other people to our ever-expanding science travel map. 1. Edmond Halley memorial at Westminster Abbey. There are a lot of scientist graves and memorials at Westminster Abbey in London, but Edmond Halley’s comer-shaped… by +Eva Amsen 
I've added a few blog posts by other people to our ever-expanding science travel map. 1. Edmond Halley memorial at Westminster Abbey. There are a lot of scientist graves and memorials at Westminste...
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. . .in which Items of Interest and Curiosities of Nature are discussed employing the latest techniques in Logic and The Scientific Method for the furtherance of Human Erudition and the promotion of Critical Thought.