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September 01, 2014

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6:32 PM | Summer Highlights
For folk who are interested in the ways that art and science relate to one another, this has been a wonderful summer to live in or pass through London. So without further ado, here are some of the highlights, all of which you can still catch if you’re quick!…The post Summer Highlights appeared first on At the Interface.
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3:59 PM | The Three Hearts of the OctoBeast
Borne of ink and paint by artist Kaitlin Beckett’s steady hand, the OctoBeast ramps up its mating display by brandishing its antlers and displaying its three hearts. Magnificent. Kaitlin... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 31, 2014

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3:59 PM | The Symbiartic September SciArt Blitz
It’s time once again. Symbiartic is 3 years old now, and every month we bring you about 10 posts from the intersection of science + art. There’s so much, we could easily blog about the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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1:59 AM | #Brain article of interest: This Is Your Brain on Coffee
From MashableRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1pr3n1K

August 30, 2014

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11:49 AM | The Chemistry of Cleaning Defaced Modern Art
Restoring works of art isn’t exactly like restoring Vigo in Ghostbusters II. For one thing, the challenges can be great even on restoring works less than 100 years old. In this fantastic and... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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12:06 AM | ScienceArt Exhibits Through September and Beyond
The inside scoop on the best science art exhibitions around the country: EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION LIFE: Magnified June – November 2014 Gateway Gallery Between Concourse C and the AeroTrain... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 28, 2014

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6:35 PM | #Brain article of interest: Children with Autism Have Extra Synapses in Brain
From Neuroscience RSS Feeds - Neuroscience News UpdatesRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1mYubkv
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5:57 PM | #Brain article of interest: Ask Anything: Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Brain Damage?
From Popular ScienceRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1zdLUK6

August 27, 2014

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4:52 PM | #Brain article of interest: Area of brain responsible for exercise motivation discovered: Scientists have discovered an area of the brain that could control a person’s motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities – potentially leading to improved treatments for depression
From Neuroscience News and DiscussionRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1syL1cK
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2:30 PM | Childhood of Tomorrow: Simon Stålenhag Interview
Some artists find a synthesis of style and subject that causes their work to resonate deeply within us. We experience new memories and ideas while we look at their images. The paintings of Simon... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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4:32 AM | #Brain article of interest: Wii Balance Board induces changes in brains of people with multiple sclerosis
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1vODHvN
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4:32 AM | #Brain article of interest: Train your heart to protect your mind
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1vODKb3

August 26, 2014

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5:49 PM | Agroecosystems, Illustrated
I didn’t set out to draw science comics; I wanted to be an all-around science communicator. I just happened to find my voice with comics. But lately I’ve been wanting to do more–I... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 25, 2014

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7:33 PM | SciArt Destinations: The Paleolithic Caves of Cantabria, Spain
Think of the last time you were in the presence of something really old. Was it a cherished possession of one of your family members? Was it a used book or antique that spoke to you from a dusty... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 24, 2014

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5:23 PM | Boophis Scaiku
from Ankarafa Forest it comes calling with trill and two-pulse click   green, with bright red specks the new tree frog species is alas near extinct H/T to “Bristol student finds new species of tree frog“ Related articles Beautiful New … Continue reading →

August 15, 2014

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2:11 PM | #Brain article of interest: Brain 'switchboard' found, important in attention, sleep
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1rABwJG

August 10, 2014

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1:21 PM | Midas se (Vler)Muis
H/T to the new golden bat species, Myotis midastactus!

August 08, 2014

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6:36 PM | Graphic Guides to Ebola from the Epicenter and Abroad
The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa continues to make the news as more cases are reported and casualties rise. A common thread in reporting is the difficulty in communicating accurate information to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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1:43 PM | Lidia Badarnah: 'La Naturaleza es una enorme fuente de soluciones'
Lidia Badarnah es Postdoctoral Research Fellow en el programa de Building Technology del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts (MIT). Nacida en Israel, Bardarnah obtuvo su grado doctoral (Ph.D) en Biomimesis en la Arquitectura de Delft University of Technology en Holanda. Ella se especializa en estrategias de diseño inspiradas por biología para la adaptación de las fachadas de las edificaciones a […]
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11:36 AM | #Brain article of interest: Exploring the conscious (and unconscious) brain in every day life
From Scope BlogRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1sEhfEC
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11:35 AM | #Brain article of interest: Lego Looks to Encourage Girls to Pursue Science With New Set
From Advertising & BrandingRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/X2rKXV

August 04, 2014

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10:07 PM | The Marvelous Flying Sauropods of Puttapipat
There are two kinds of illustrators. Those, like myself who bend fine art and other forms into the service of illustration – and then there are illustrators like Niroot Puttapipat (a.k.a.... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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6:12 PM | #Brain article of interest: The Neuroscience Of Emoticons
From Co.DesignRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1v1pmPS
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2:00 PM | Essential Social Media Sites for Science Illustrators
During my recent talk at the AMI conference about social media and illustration, I skimmed this slide near the end. Talks were intended to be 20 minutes long and I don’t like to rehearse too... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 03, 2014

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12:06 PM | Pinch of Pigment: Ultramarine
The Virgin in Prayer, 1640-50, by Sassoferrato. {link url=”http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/sassoferrato-the-virgin-in-prayer”}National Gallery{/link}, UK. When I write these... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 02, 2014

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3:00 PM | Glimpse of Smallpox
Smallpox.Extinction brought to you by all the hard efforts of research and vaccination.CM Doran 2013: Preserved foot of smallpox victim atNational Museum of Health and Medicine;Silver Spring, Maryland
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