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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
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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
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October 10, 2014

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12:00 PM | #Brain article of interest: Healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk in half for women
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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
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October 07, 2014

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2:58 PM | #Brain article of interest: A glimpse into the 3-D brain: How memories form
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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
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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
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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

September 30, 2014

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12:39 PM | Busy Art Weekend
I’m showing at two festivals this weekend: On Saturday, I’ll be at Art on the Avenue in Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood. This is a big, great show with wonderful vendors and the weather promises to be gorgeous. Then on Sunday, I’m at the McLean Project for the Arts for MPA Artfest. It’s held at a park adjacent to the MPA’s gallery space, so you can peruse work from 50 fine art and craft vendors, then head inside to see Voyage of Discovery, the climate […]
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12:20 AM | Inside a Changing Autumn Leaf
One of the great wonders of life is watching the leaves change colors in the fall. When temperatures get cool, chlorophyll begins to break down revealing the underlying pigments in the plants’... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 29, 2014

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5:00 PM | Happy INTERNATIONAL #Coffee Day! #Caffeine #coffeeday
For those of you that are seeking your caffeine (or decaf) fix, you have plenty of company!Caffeine Headache © 2010 Michelle Hunterhttp://hunterart.blogspot.com/2010/10/caffeine-headache.html  According to Wikipedia, International Coffee Day is celebrated in Australia, Canada, Scotland, England, Ethiopia, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Sweden and the United States. Other countries around the world may celebrate Coffee Day on a different date.Note that it's a day […]

September 28, 2014

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5:15 PM | Now That’s a Wee Little Infographic
  53 million years old, and it may be the smallest mammal that has ever lived. Batodonoides vanhouteni was a shrew-like mammal that scientific illustrator Jen Christiansen has deftly described... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 27, 2014

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7:17 PM | What Happens When a Science Cartoonist Paints
I’m all about the science comics and cartoony illustrations, but just like Kalliopi said yesterday, sometimes we science artists like to mix it up. For a while I was putting down my pencil and... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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3:53 AM | Is There Anything the Mimic Octopus *Can’t* Do?
According to science comic, xkcd, the answer is no: For the past 25 days, we have been showing off a different artist each day who is working at the intersection of science and art. We have included... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 26, 2014

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1:56 AM | A Tribute to the Tiny Deaths of Cells
With all the grandeur of a Romantic-era painter’s sky, medical illustrator Melissa Sisk created this glowing tribute to the advantageous death of cells. Sisk describes how this image came... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 25, 2014

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4:22 AM | #Brain article of interest: People Who Jump From Screen To Screen Have Less Gray Matter In One Brain Region, Study Finds
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4:07 AM | #Brain article of interest: The life of a brain, captured by Stanford scientists
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4:07 AM | #Brain article of interest: I'm Jason Silva, Host of BrainGames, and This Is How I Work
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12:44 AM | Say It With Me: Nuuu-Deee-Brank
Scientific illustrator Danielle Dufault is quickly collecting a reputation for her prehistoric animal reconstructions – from dinosaurs to sharks – many while working at the Royal Ontario... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 24, 2014

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1:06 PM | #Brain article of interest: Why our faith in cramming is mistaken
From Mind HacksRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1vfIHsW
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