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The New Shark Week? Highlights from #CephalopodWeek

While the Discovery Channel was counting down to Shark Week 2014 (and making hilariously epic commercials), Science Friday was celebrating a class that includes some different living fossils. Cephalopod Week, which started on June 20, 2014, brought out the best of our soft-bodied companions, and … Continue reading

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How to Increase Your Math Literacy

This post is inspired by a Science Friday interview I heard recently with Edward Frenkel. The gist of his argument (which is around 15 minutes and can be heard here) is that a lack of willingness to engage with mathematical … Continue reading

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No, Climate Change is Not Causing a Redhead Extinction

Today I was watching the evening news report from abc when they mentioned an alarming piece claiming that natural redheads are going extinct due to – get this – global climate change. Seriously. It’s not entirely abc’s fault. Around July … Continue reading

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