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September 20, 2014

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12:31 PM | Portraits of Bonsai at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
As I write this, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens is preparing an exhibit showcasing the work of Dick Rauh, a botanical illustrator who has distinguished himself as a master of botanical illustration... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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3:03 AM | If Neurons Could Talk
Immy Smith does it all – cartooning, fine art, neuroscience and taking part in the art+science “collaborative of polymathic artists”, Imagining Science.  Smith is even visiting... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 19, 2014

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4:10 PM | What's going on in there?! #brain #art #science www.hunterart.com #tgif #drawing #digitalart
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3:34 AM | Shields and Spears
I love when this group of Alaskan paleoartists has a show – I even have one of their past postcards framed and decorating my sons’ robot-and-dinosaur themed bedroom. Scott Elyard, Raven... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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12:39 AM | Verily, Scaiku!
So, the collection: Verily, Scaiku  can now be seen in one go, and in all the various formats. It looks best online.

September 17, 2014

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8:59 PM | In Case You’re Tempted to Think 3D Modeling All Looks the Same
I initially contacted Bryan Christie to request permission to feature his spectacular cheetah illustration in this year’s blitz. He agreed, and so here it is, in all its glory: But he also... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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7:51 PM | NEW #Painting : The #Brain and Recoil Sounds
Hey you!How do you react when you hear an unpleasant sound? For example:Nails on a chalkboardChild crying at a high pitchMetal against glassBrakes screechingWe usually recoil, maybe even cover our ears. The sounds are so sensitive to us that we physically try to protect ourselves. Well, allow me to introduce my latest brain painting "Cacophony. " The word cacophony means "a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds." Thanks to a good friend for the name suggestion!The new painting has also been […]

September 16, 2014

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6:46 PM | A Delicate Army of Franken-Fairies
When tallying up a list of materials to use in assembling delicate fairy sculptures, bug parts might not be first on your average list. But for sculptor Cedric Laquieze, who is fascinated with... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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11:55 AM | #Brain article of interest: Australian Goldfish Called George Undergoes Surgery To Save His Life
From MashableRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1nZmieZ

September 15, 2014

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4:42 PM | Playing What-If With Parasites
Who could be better positioned for a bit of speculative biology than a parasitologist? Artist and parasitologist Tommy Leung has a mind for puzzling out species networks, and he puts it to – no... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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1:40 AM | A Wondrous Look Inside a Tuft of Grass
500 years ago, artist and engraver Albrecht Dürer took the time to carefully and meticulously paint the >Great Piece of Turf. In both the Northern and Southern European Renaissance, studies in... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 13, 2014

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9:51 PM | Paper Dragons Redefine an Ancient Art
Paper cutting as an art form is almost as old as paper itself. Traditionally, though, paper cuts are 2-dimensional, almost cartoonish depictions of scenes because of the nature of the process: either... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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12:34 PM | #Brain article of interest: Brain differences: Sometimes, adolescents just can't resist
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/XcjhRA
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3:37 AM | #Brain article of interest: Woman's Lack of Cerebellum Goes Undiagnosed for 24 Years
From MashableRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1m0ikrj

September 12, 2014

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9:22 PM | Another finger to phone #drawing of the #brain. Looking forward to getting a stylus, will make phone drawing much much easier. #art #sciart #digitalart
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4:53 PM | Like Nails on a Chalkboard
Paintings by some fine artists can be used to thought-provoking effect as illustrations on news or blog posts about scientific advancements. One fine artist who frequently comes to mind  for me when... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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5:14 AM | Testing out a #drawing app with the #brain. More practice to be done when it comes to drawing on my phone. #art #sciart #science
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September 11, 2014

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3:00 PM | Synapsid Sunrise
With hues inspired by calcite and a plastic toy dimetrodon sitting as a model, Sharon Wegner-Larsen created this stunning watercolour and ink work, Synapsid Sunrise. The paint is warm and reminiscent... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 10, 2014

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5:58 PM | The Brain Stem Behind Creation
University and scientific research center programs are increasingly finding it useful to employ artists and illustrators to help them see things in a new way. Few works of art from the Renaissance... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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3:45 AM | The Long Shadow of Fungal Networks
I’ve heard it said that if you removed everything from the forest except for fungi you would still be able to discern outlines of trees and leaves because of the vast fungal networks of... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 09, 2014

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12:18 PM | #Brain article of interest: Training your brain to prefer healthy foods
From Neuroscience News -- ScienceDailyRead the full article here-> http://ift.tt/1saiaxE
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12:18 PM | #Brain article of interest: How the brain finds what it's looking for
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11:55 AM | #Brain article of interest: Why Learning to Play an Instrument is Good for Your Brain
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September 08, 2014

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7:28 PM | Mossy Drops of Water
Mineo Mizuno is a sculptor whose fascination with water as a central part of our existence took him on a journey resulting in this stunning series of large-scale moss-covered ceramic discs. His... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 07, 2014

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6:00 PM | A September Afternoon on the Grand River, 1825
One of the most powerful contributions of scientific illustration is to give us an informed visual where it is typically impossible to find one. While creating images for for a nature walk along the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 06, 2014

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11:59 PM | Fear Nothing but Extinction
Dreadnoughtus schrani land’s gigantic herbivore of near sixty tons   Related articles Dreadnoughtus: Gigantic, exceptionally complete sauropod dinosaur Researchers unveil Dreadnoughtus: A gigantic, exceptionally complete sauropod dinosaur The Earth Groaned Meet Dreadnoughtus, The ‘Astoundingly Huge’ Dinosaur Discovered In Argentina
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9:58 PM | The 11-Foot Long Neuron
Eleven feet of cement and doll hair, Spike by Julia Buntaine is not only an idea, but an idea conductor writ large. By forcing visitors to walk around an art object so huge and heavy, to take in its... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 05, 2014

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8:43 PM | Who Illustrates the Murals at Museums?
Have you ever wondered who illustrates the murals at our beloved museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens? Marjorie Leggitt is one such person. Based in Boulder, CO, she has spent her career... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

September 04, 2014

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9:26 PM | #Brain article of interest: Scientists Send Messages Directly From One Brain To Another
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