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October 29, 2014

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3:05 AM | Will SciArt Find a Foothold on Ello?
Ello and their “you are not a product” manifesto swept through social media discourse like an eyeless smiling tornado a few weeks ago. Clearly, people are dissatisfied enough with... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

October 28, 2014

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3:22 PM | Backward differential equations
This board was created in the common room of the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh by David Siska and Arnaud Lionnet. Arnaud is visiting David in Edinburgh, and they are working on backward stochastic differential equations and stochastic partial differential equations, which are on the interface between probability and statistics.

October 27, 2014

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5:39 PM | Finished my latest #brain #painting!! Phew! #sciart #neuroscience #science #art
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4:05 AM | #Brain article of interest: How Sugar Affects The Brain
From Farnam StreetRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1wvtGHp

October 26, 2014

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4:13 PM | SfN 2014, Here I Come!
I’ll be showing my work at this year’s Society for Neuroscience meeting (aka SfN2014), which takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC from November 15-19. Around 30,000 scientists, writers, policymakers and others involved in all facets of neuroscience attend this meeting, so I’ve been painting a whole bunch of brains and neurons for them. I’ll also debut two new neuron-themed scarves there. I’m excited and nervous! It’s a lot different […]

October 24, 2014

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12:49 PM | #Brain article of interest: If you're over 60, drink up: Alcohol associated with better memory
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/12pKhQg

October 21, 2014

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5:10 PM | Aren’t Cancer Cells the Worst?
I try to find humor in some unfunny places, but I was never sure how to approach cancer. I first did a comic about cancer genes for my book What’s in Your Genes?, which seems to find the happy... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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2:52 AM | #Brain article of interest: 5 Ways To Upgrade Your Brain Before Lunch
From Leadership - Fast CompanyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1t2eXkJ

October 17, 2014

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11:38 PM | #Brain article of interest: Scientists find 'hidden brain signatures' of consciousness in vegetative state patients
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1yLleok
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4:19 PM | Barbie Reincarnate – Only This Time She Looks Human
Nobody goes around saying they want to look like Barbie when they grow up, at least not anymore. But with Halloween fast approaching, I dare you to find a class of kindergarteners that does not have... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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12:39 PM | Trying to cover up black lines #science #neuroscience #painting #brain #science #art #wip
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October 14, 2014

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6:21 PM | BMAL1 and Memory
This post is long overdue. I finished my PhD at the end of May. Finishing was a whirlwind of dissertation writing, manuscript submitting, review addressing. My paper on the requirement of the circadian protein BMAL1 for hippocampal-dependent memory was accepted soon after I defended. I created this illustration for the cover of Learning & Memory, abstractly […]
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2:29 PM | #Brain article of interest: How sleep acts as a cleaning system for the brain
From Scope BlogRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/11gkKbS

October 10, 2014

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12:00 PM | #Brain article of interest: Healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk in half for women
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1ECDeCy
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12:00 PM | #Brain article of interest: Manipulating memory with light
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October 09, 2014

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12:48 PM | Education and Neuroscience
With new findings from neuroscience catching the headlines every day, surely we can tap into these results to improve our education system? The Education and Neuroscience Initiative hopes to address this question – this joint programme of work between the Wellcome Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) aims to: build research and expertise at […]
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11:09 AM | #Brain article of interest: Mind-controlled prosthetic arms that work in daily life are now a reality
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1CXwfSS

October 08, 2014

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11:52 AM | #Brain article of interest: MRI technique detects evidence of cognitive decline before symptoms appear
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1v17KD8

October 07, 2014

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2:58 PM | #Brain article of interest: A glimpse into the 3-D brain: How memories form
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1tvQmRn

October 05, 2014

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8:26 PM | Water, Words and Weather Reports
“Big enough to get lost on. Small enough to find myself. That’s how to use this island. I come here to place myself in the world. Iceland is a verb and its action is to center.” American artist Roni Horn, … Continue reading »The post Water, Words and Weather Reports appeared first on At the Interface.

October 03, 2014

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11:54 PM | #Brain article of interest: Decreased ability to identify odors can predict death: Olfactory dysfunction is a harbinger of mortality
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1vG1pem
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11:54 PM | #Brain article of interest: Falling asleep: Revealing the point of transition
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October 02, 2014

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1:25 AM | #Brain article of interest: What happens in our brain when we unlock a door? Research sheds light on Aprixia condition
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1prH87d

October 01, 2014

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1:47 PM | Looking Back on 30 Science Artists in 30 Days
For three years now we have been celebrating science artists here on Symbiartic. Every September we have stepped it up a notch to feature a different science artist each day in our September SciArt... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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6:50 AM | Following the Water: Edward Burtynsky’s Watermark
Water is the stuff of life on Earth. And perhaps beyond—when venturing to search for life beyond our planet, NASA has sought to ‘follow the water’. Indeed, researchers recently discovered the presence of bacteria in a lake sealed hundreds of … Continue reading »The post Following the Water: Edward Burtynsky’s Watermark appeared first on At the Interface.
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3:55 AM | Trilobite Copter, Resting
Before I began blogging over 7 years ago, I was already putting bat and insect wings on the extinct aquatic arthropods known as trilobites. Let’s not get into why I am fascinated with the idea... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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