Smells Like Science
Smells Like Science is a free-ranging science blog that takes an exciting and approachable look at all sorts of stories from the world of science.
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A funny video that imagines chemical elements as people gets at a deeper question. Do scientists anthropomorphize their work, and what does it mean for their research?
Otter's are notoriously playful creatures. But does their playfulness serve some greater purpose? Or is it really just pure fun?
A meteorological and personal recap of the winter storm that left the Northeast buried in two to three feet of snow between February 8th and 9th.
We often think of snowflakes in terms of the perfect, crystal forms featured on holiday cards and sweaters, but these perfect-looking snowflakes are actually very rare.
In a forested area along the western edge of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula lurks a very large fungus. It doesn’t inspire awe in the way that a giant redwood or blue whale might, it isn’t grand, and it isn’t majestic, but this prodigious fungus is among the largest living things in the world.
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