SONG: Listening Science Art: <i>Car 5400, where are you?</i>, 1965. Science Art: Alvarezsaurus calvoi, <i>Reconstruction</i>, by Karkemish. Science Art: <i>Spectacled Caiman and a False Coral Snake</i> by Dorothea Maria Graff Science Art: <i>Thumbless Bat</i>, 1857 SONG: Dream Agency

SONG: Listening

SONG: “Listening”.

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Scientific American, 13 July 21, “The Neuroscience of Taking Tu…

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Science Art: Car 5400, where are you?, 1965.

This is an advertisement in the back of the May/June 1965 issue of Information Display, the journal of the Soci…

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Science Art: Alvarezsaurus calvoi, Reconstruction, by Karkemish.

A cute little dinosaur, about the size of greyhound and just as much built for speed. Which is strange, because…

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Science Art: Spectacled Caiman and a False Coral Snake by Dorothea Maria Graff

An illustration of two reptiles, from Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium II. These two creatures were paint…

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Science Art: Thumbless Bat, 1857

This bat is probably misnamed, since its wings are hands and it has a digit in those wings it would recognize a…

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The 62-mile-high club

30 July 2007 grant b 0

Discover raises a slippery space question… as if NASA didn’t have enough scandal to deal with lately: When missions lasted no more than a few […]

My Mechanical Mom

28 July 2007 grant b 0

From New Scientist comes news of the womb-on-a-chip: Fujii’s team has created a “lab on a chip” that is 2 millimetres across and 0.5 millimetres […]

The Amygdaloids

26 July 2007 grant b 0

From Salon comes assurance that we are not alone: All right, the occasion wasn’t a concert but a graduation ceremony for 10,000 students in the […]

Pleasure and placebo

25 July 2007 grant b 0

Nature plumbs the depths of one of the most mysterious processes in medicine. Researchers have found that the placebo effect – when “fake” medicine creates […]

The Noble Bonobo

25 July 2007 grant b 0

The New Yorker, of all publications, has a fascinating Ian Parker article on the natural history of the bonobo – the sexy primate that’s supposed […]

Ice Volcanoes of Charon!

24 July 2007 grant b 0

Nature brings new observations of Ice Volcanoes in Outer Space. Cook speculates that liquid water deep within Charon’s core is mixed with ammonia, which acts […]

SONG: A World Without Us.

23 July 2007 grant b 3

SONG: “A World Without Us” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. I’m the guy who put this questionable site up on the […]

Schizophrenia in Paradise

19 July 2007 grant b 0

Science News reports on Trouble in Paradise – how feelings of “social defeat” could be responsible for triggering schizophrenia, which might explain why the otherwise […]

Weather in China

16 July 2007 grant b 0

On the one hand: China had more wars in cold weather Most of the armed conflicts in eastern China over the past 1,000 years were […]