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January 24, 2015

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5:06 PM | King Tut’s Beard “Snaps Off” In A Cleaning Accident; Workers Use Epoxy Glue to Fix It
According to NBC News… “The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo have said.”   The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is home to some of Egypt’s most prized ancient artifacts. The King Tut collection, which includes the pharaoh’s mask and a number of other relics from his […]
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5:05 PM | I’m back!
About a month ago I clicked a little button on my WordPress dashboard saying “Upgrade to 4.1″, which had been appearing for some time with increasing urgency. I clicked it, and shortly afterward got a message saying that the upgrade had failed. The result was that I lost administrative access to this site. All the … Continue reading »
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5:03 PM | IYL 2015 Events #4 | Week 26 January – 1 February
Originally posted on International Year of Light Blog:Find below the activities listed on the IYL 2015 Event Programme starting between 26 January and 1 February. Click on the links for more information on the different activities. New Conference on the Year of Light Programme in Graz (Graz, Austria) | 26 January Official Opening of…
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4:59 PM | Shelf Life: A new video series about museum collections
Too many people don’t know what is going on inside the collections of a museum, little to say know about the importance of these collections. Therefore, it is always good with public outreach projects on museum collections. The YouTube channel The Brain Scoop is a nice example of this, and I have myself enjoyed the […]
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4:41 PM | SEB Prague 2015, 29 June - 3 July
In addition to the exciting science sessions, I'd like to highlight three events I've helped to organize at this upcoming meeting: Careers Day Monday 29th June (I'm running the publishing workshop; http://www.sebiology.org/meetings/Prague/careersday.html) Innovations in Undergraduate Education Tues 30th June 11:00 - 17:00 (http://www.sebiology.org/meetings/Prague/education.html)Women in Science dinner Wed 1 July, featuring Susan Singer, plant biologist and Director of Undergraduate Education at […]
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4:30 PM | Comments of the Week #45: From the elements to Hubble’s greatest
“You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you, and allowing that goodness to emerge.” -Eckhart Tolle It’s been an amazing week here at Starts With A Bang, and you’ve been given plenty to think about. In particular, here’s what the past seven days have seen:…
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4:30 PM | World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China - CNET
World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China - CNET: A Chinese company has successfully 3D printed a five-storey apartment building and a 1,100 square metre villa from a special print material. That company I mentioned the other day which printed 10 houses in 24 hours… they’ve just upped the ante by 3D printing an apartment building. As the article notes, this method: This process saves between 30 and 60 percent of construction waste, and can decrease […]
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4:20 PM | I Don't Like the Sound of That
A mortifying condition for which there is no cure.
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4:20 PM | Coming Out of a New Closet
Our family's big secret.
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4:20 PM | Up in the Air
A unique reason to hate flying.
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4:20 PM | A Brain that Works Like a Child's Game
How my brain differs from yours
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4:20 PM | Bridging the Credibility Gap
Is this disorder real?
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4:20 PM | Music to My Ears
Thank god we're not alone out there.
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4:20 PM | It's All in My Head
On the hunt for a miso-psych connection
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4:20 PM | Why My Brain Wasn’t Accepted by Stanford
Making some noise about sounds
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4:20 PM | No Laughing Matter
No room for shame
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4:20 PM | Stick It in Your Ear
Is sound therapy sound?
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4:20 PM | How to Live with a Misophonic
Straining family ties
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4:20 PM | Why I Say Yes to Drugs
Is it medication time?
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4:20 PM | On the Misophonic’s Bookshelf: Sound-Rage
A sound-rage page turner
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4:20 PM | How We Could Profit from a Non-Profit
Establishing a non-profit of our own
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4:20 PM | Going to School with Misophonia
An education on schooling for your child
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4:20 PM | Making Your Job Work
Working on misophonia
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4:20 PM | How to Become Our First Best-Selling Memoirst
Misophonia: The Memoir
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4:20 PM | A Treatment Pilgrimage to the Mayo Clinic
It's Mayo or Bust
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4:20 PM | When Dr. Phil Airs, Should We Forgive?
The damage wrought by Dr. Phil
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4:20 PM | What You Can Do Today to Stop Misophonia Suffering
Take this misophonia!
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4:20 PM | What You Can Do to Stop Miso Suffering Part II
How miso sufferers can help themselves
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4:20 PM | Our Future with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy and us
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4:20 PM | The Cause of My Misophonia Revealed in Kid's Picture Books
How one bizarre woman discovered the cause of her misophonia
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