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Imagine Science Films490,931On September 25 at 11AM (EST), #Experimenta invites the legendary +Carl Zimmer  for a discussion about the marriage between science and moving images and his Jury Emeritus status at Imagine Science Films. Join us for a dissection into the raw matter that makes up scientific movie-making.Into The Dark Matter of Scientific Movie-Making With Carl Zimmer2013-09-25 17:00:0038 

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Amaresh Singh11Circle Of the DayTo be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.2014-11-21 09:58:32238546
Circles Circles Circles45,721SCIENCE CircleDo you want more science in your life? Then, be sure to add these fascinating pages and people who dwell on science daily and are actively engaging.  Enrich your stream.If you are a scientist or someone who primarily posts about science and would like to be included in this circle please make a request in the comments section below.If you have someone or an organization's G+ page to recommend please add their name in the comments section below.Note: To those included in the circle, you were added by the generous recommendation of others  -- their help is deeply appreciated. Your add back and re-share would be also deeply appreciated as it would help spread the word about science.Current Circles   Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS: http://goo.gl/pOzhN7Published Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mlXh9WPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/DgeQIAMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/hhJPlSPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD:  http://goo.gl/Ik2RfOOthers CirclesCREATIVES: http://goo.gl/Ahy2X9SCIENCE: http://goo.gl/pzaC4yTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/a1jWG6G+ Pages: http://goo.gl/9v2o43        #sciencecircle   #circleshare   #sharingcircles  2014-11-19 18:04:35106205
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : CIRCLE V.5; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial#ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech#GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft#MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain#mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus#naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars #sharingiscaring  #Liver#sharingmeansthankyou #socialmedia  #sports #Smartphones#tablets 2014-11-06 08:10:34369051
Sharon Caroline1,629Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this.#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-05 08:31:58463000
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : Circle V.3, maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies 2014-11-05 07:02:42362101
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,127Science and Technology +Friends: Circle 2014 V.2 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars 2014-11-04 06:51:44407101
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov982Science and Technology Circle 2014 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA   #Space #Innovation   #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists 2014-11-02 08:37:19453101
Nick Warner645Check out these awesome Crowdfunders2014-08-07 16:05:31470001
Circles Circles Circles37,983SCIENCE CircleDo you want more science in your life? Then, be sure to add these fascinating pages and people who dwell on science daily and are actively engaging.  Enrich your stream.If you are a scientist or someone who primarily posts about science and would like to be included in this circle please make a request in the comments section below.If you have someone or an organization's G+ page to recommend please add their name in the comments section below.Note: To those included in the circle, you were added by the generous recommendation of others  -- their help is deeply appreciated. Your add back and re-share would be also deeply appreciated as it would help spread the word about science.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/o82s0mPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/IkCTLPPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/nFCsGwMEN ARE FROM MARS :  http://goo.gl/tID4ZmPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD:  http://goo.gl/E6v81LOthers CirclesSCIENCE: http://goo.gl/xXWLPtTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/z3z8lh#science       #scienceeveryday       #sciencecircle       #circlesharing  2014-07-17 04:08:1710691432
Aman Singh2,014Circle of the dayYour re-share is appreciatedPlease re-share this circle in your stream.To be added:1- Add +Circles Circles Circles to your circles2- Write the URL of your blog in the comments section below3- Your blog must be an active blog (posts must be current)2014-07-16 12:15:324990718
Ryan Johnson9,485Hi friends! This is a great circle created with an important selection from all circles. The most important engagers are reshared because only that way can we grow our circle and have the people of google circle us.To get in, and to ensure you stay in this circle you need to do the following:1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already!2. +1 this circle!3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above!#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #wanttobecircled #addmetoyourcircles #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles #Britain #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #uk  #nottingham #Holland #Netherlands #Duch2014-07-16 10:40:014918812
César Bustíos Benites39,965My Favorites CircleIt's been a while since my last circle share, I just reached 40K followers and thought it would be a great moment for an update! This circle contains awesome and interesting people from different countries, they are the reason I enjoy so much being on G+. Follow them now, you won't regreat it ;-) #CircleShare   #PublicCircle   #TopCircles   #TopCircleShare   #PublicCircleShare  +Share Your Circle +Circle Distribution 2014-07-08 18:10:262639515
Circles Circles Circles35,732SCIENCE CircleDo you want more science in your life? Then, be sure to add these fascinating pages and people who dwell on science daily and are actively engaging.  Enrich your stream.If you are a scientist or someone who primarily posts about science and would like to be included in this circle please make a request in the comments section below.If you have someone or an organization's G+ page to recommend please add their name in the comments section below.Note: To those included in the circle, you were added by the generous recommendation of others  -- their help is deeply appreciated. Your add back and re-share would be also deeply appreciated as it would help spread the word about science.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/RPEbdlPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/fmOadpPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/Oyg8RBMEN ARE FROM MARS :  http://goo.gl/9NT51gPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD:  http://goo.gl/5mT3s0Others CirclesSCIENCE: http://goo.gl/AV4WvdTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/YANzuo#science     #scienceeveryday     #sciencecircle     #circlesharing  2014-06-19 02:05:331065924
Dina Tika0Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment. 2014-06-10 05:53:52479001
Becky Collins10,439Super Science Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-05-31 05:09:154901211
Circles Circles Circles33,758SCIENCE CircleDo you want more science in your life? Then, be sure to add these fascinating pages and people who dwell on science daily and are actively engaging.  Enrich your stream.If you are a scientist or someone who primarily posts about science and would like to be included in this circle please make a request in the comments section below.If you have someone or an organization's G+ page to recommend please add their name in the comments section below.Note: To those included in the circle, you were added by the generous recommendation of others  -- their help is deeply appreciated. Your add back and re-share would be also deeply appreciated as it would help spread the word about science.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/WbY7NSPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/XPSnHVPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/itFj7ZMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/uBBxgdPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/f1wz2IOthers CirclesSCIENCE: http://goo.gl/MOGsxGTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/bDcYF4#science     #scienceeveryday     #sciencecircle     #circlesharing  2014-05-28 20:17:02102101219
Circles Circles Circles32,435SCIENCE CircleDo you want more science in your life? Then, be sure to add these fascinating pages and people who dwell on science daily and are actively engaging.  Enrich your stream.If you are a scientist or someone who primarily posts about science and would like to be included in this circle please make a request in the comments section below.If you have someone or an organization's G+ page to recommend please add their name in the comments section below.Note: To those included in the circle, you were added by the generous recommendation of others  -- their help is deeply appreciated. Your add back and re-share would be also deeply appreciated as it would help spread the word about science.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/Hev5GIPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS: http://goo.gl/Nqll1yPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/olCV0EMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/l58RRiPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/oIXG1ROthers Circles:SCIENCE: http://goo.gl/voKgBxTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/bDcYF4#science   #scienceeveryday   #sciencecircle   #circlesharing  2014-05-16 02:10:07103141426
Adam Roberts7,595Here are some cool people to #circle   on #GooglePlus  -  If you want adding to the next shared circle, then please add the circle, comment, share, and +1 the post.    I'll be promoting someones social accounts, every time, I share one of my circles.In this circle, I'm promoting +Jen Schubert, Jen is a lego engineer in the STEM world, she teaches kids how to do cool stuff with lego :-)Please, follow all of her social accounts.Twitter:      https://twitter.com/sillyauntjenFacebook: https://facebook.com/sillyauntjenPinterest:  http://pinterest.com/sillyauntjenGoogle+:   +Jen Schubert  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles +Shared Circles +Share Your Circle +Shared Circles on G+ +Best Shared Circle +Circle Distribution +Team Circle Share +Share My Circle 2014-05-06 09:51:20153649
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:27:36393014
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:50393033
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:17393011
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:52393011
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:16393203
Becky Collins3,213Baseball circle #Baseball  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 10:30:413883216
Becky Collins2,634Marketing Circle : Feb 22#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday +Becky Collins2014-02-22 06:29:4945517724
Jimmy James6,807Futurists#circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #hyperballmaster #hyperballcircle2014-01-08 18:02:321560214
Core Marketing4091. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle    #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles       2013-12-28 07:48:32495859
Core Marketing2921. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle    #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles       2013-12-27 07:10:04496245
David Leonhardt3,391This is basically the Megamix 19 of +Tancredi Matranga .   To grow your contacts on G+,:1. Plus the post2. Leave a comment3. Save the circle.4. Share the saved circle (but make sure to tick "include yourself" when sharing).#circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle     #circleshare   #thursday   #thursdaycircle   #circlethursday  2013-12-19 16:54:54498101215
Tancredi Matranga11,444WEB INFLUENCER MEGAMIX 19Have a great Thursday my Google+ Friends!I am happy to share with you my 19th #sharedcircle named Web Influencer Megamix.I put together a mix of #TopEngagers  - Really Interesting People who share unique and original content.   Do yo want to be added to the Web #Influencer Circle?To be included, be so kind to:   1 - Do +1 t the post   2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)         (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)   3 - Include the circle among your circles   4 - Share the circle (include yourself)   5 - Be free and smile to life! :)   #circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle     #circleshare   #thursday   #thursdaycircle   #circlethursday  2013-12-19 10:54:49498876295
Lo Sauer2,493This is a great circle combined of active engagers, creative folks and  some of the best and brightest people on google+. A thank you in this circle-inclusion-shoutout to: +Peter Terren +Michael Műller +Carlos Esteban +Justin Chung +Malthus John +Marta Rauch +Rajini Rao +Katherine Vucicevic +Jonathan Eisen +Mike Allton +Scott Buehler +Mario Falcetti +Zvonimir Fras +Krithika Rangarajan +sridhar krishnan +Joanna Ortynska +Seamus Smyth +Chuck Croll +Michael Schobel +2013-11-19 18:19:4843218317
STEM on Google+ Community9,798Movers & Shakers in the STEM Community!Here's the latest updated edition of people & pages whose posts and comments have appeared in the +STEM on Google+ Community and page.  There are both content creators and content readers here, and they are all active and interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math.  Add this circle to your stream!Click here to join the community >>https://plus.google.com/b/112166434848553337850/communities/110555615319066448343 #sciencecircle   #STEM   #curatedcontent   #publicsharedcircles   #newtogoogleplus  2013-11-04 15:26:49280311848
Rank Kemeng0This is a group of individuals that has personally shared four of my best circle sharing circles in the last month (or so).  They also include a mix of new circle sharers and some that are just trying to learn it for the first time. :) :) :0)They are individuals, to a large degree, that are very interested in not just circle sharing (which is great), but also engaging with you in a meaningful way (which is awesome)!!!Guidelines for Core Multipliers- Share the circle to stay in the circle- Have some fun!- If you are new and want in the circle, share the circle.This is a great group.  Enjoy this circle and have an awesome Thursday!*if you were somehow missed/ not included in the circle, please let me know and it will be corrected on the next share. My apologies ahead of time! :)**For those coming from multiplying circle, we are not inviting new folks here, you can privately message them or ping them when you share the circle on your public feed. Thanks!#corecircle #multiplyingcircle #coremultipliers #sharedcircles #circleshare #bestsharedcircle   #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #CircleQueen   #CircleMaster   #GPlusList   #Circle   #Circleshare   #Circlesharing   #PublicSharedCircles2013-11-01 15:53:38426115
Coyeb Sundel02013-10-24 10:04:35425202
Tiberiu Igrisan448Science (part 1)#science #sciencecircle #sharedcircles  2013-10-14 18:53:04257123
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:30:23414103
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:39414003
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:27414002
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:04414002
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:59414004
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:16414002
James Steward1,112These are my awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:25:57414103
Fraser Cain824,747Super Science Circle for October, 2013I know it's been a while, so it's time for a new Super Science Circle - the October 2013 edition.In case you weren't aware, the Super Science Circle is a list of more than 400 people who are actively engaged on Google+ and regularly post about science and education. We've got journalists, scientists, even a few astronauts. The Super Science Circle should be your best response to anyone who tells you that Google+ is just a ghost town. If you love science, this circle will deliver the goods.If you know anyone who actively posts about science, please let me know and I'll add them to the list.2013-10-04 20:14:53415304682
César Bustíos Benites25,256MY FAVORITES - October 2013It's been a while since I share my last favorite circle...A circle full engagers, scientists, photographers, astronomers, entertainers, geeks... you name it. Add them to your circles, you won't regret it!#sharedcircle  #publicsharedcircle  #circleshare  #circles  #gratitudecircle2013-10-02 15:37:59235742372
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircle #health #science #medicine  2013-08-26 11:59:11426000
Tajamal Hussain8482013-07-18 08:14:05500512450
Fraser Cain798,034Super Science Circle, July 2013 EditionNeed more science in your streams? Want to convince a friend that Google+ is a thriving place of science and rational thinking? Then import my Super Science Circle and be amazed at the awesomeness.PLEASE RESHARE THIS CIRCLE... FOR SCIENCE!Every single person in this circle is active on Google+ and regularly contributes high quality posts about science. You've got my personal guarantee.As always, I recommend you import this group into a temporary circle and look for people who match your interests. Then pull them over into more permanent locations in your circles. Or just wait for me to give you an update next month.If you want to be included in this circle, just make a post in the comments and I'll check out your profile.I'm looking for people who:1. Are active on Google+ (but not too active)2. Regularly post about science3. Provide context and additional information, and not just bare links or annoying memes.2013-07-16 18:35:56415255987
Andrey Mashnich84,676Circle of interesting and active people in Google+ -  Круг интересных и активных людей в Google+#EarthMyMother #photo #ForFriends  2013-07-11 15:46:12496351761
Kay Bo2,114This is my "Artecjo-Circle" These people keep me updated in regards to Ar t, tec hnics and jo kes.I included myself, even though I am not funny at all. #circleshare   #circleshit   #circle   #circlecirclecircle   #sharedcircles   2013-07-09 22:32:47228104
Paul Christen113If you want to be TOTALLY freaked out, follow this science circle. Its not mine, it was shared by (I think) +Fraser Cain .Man, a  day does not go by that I'm not amazed by the advances in science and technology.2013-06-11 13:54:194095310

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2014-07-15 13:45:34 (9 comments, 11 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Here is my first feature for Mosaic, a new online magazine about medicine. I try to find out why we have blood types, and end up pleasantly baffled. http://mosaicscience.com/story/why-do-we-have-blood-types

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2014-08-29 00:20:58 (4 comments, 17 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

Epigenetics are cool. Mind-controlling parasites are cool. Epigenetics+parasites=Very cool. Here's my new column for the New York Times: http://t.co/cOJqVQMAAj

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2014-07-22 12:12:09 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

A philanthropist has given a $650 million gift for the pursuit of genes associated with psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia. In the New York Times, Benedict Carey and I have the story--including a look at the progress that psychiatric genetics is making at long last: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/science/650-million-psychiatric-research.html?ref=health&_r=0

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2014-11-26 19:21:39 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Here's something to give thanks for this Thanksgiving--museum cabinets full of stuff. For my column this week, I look at recent studies of bee declines that take advantage of the thousands upon thousands of bees (and their pollen) collected over the past 140 years. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/25/science/clues-to-bees-history-tucked-away-in-drawers.html?_r=1&referrer=

Here's something to give thanks for this Thanksgiving--museum cabinets full of stuff. For my column this week, I look at recent studies of bee declines that take advantage of the thousands upon thousands of bees (and their pollen) collected over the past 140 years. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/25/science/clues-to-bees-history-tucked-away-in-drawers.html?_r=1&referrer=___

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2014-11-20 22:05:44 (0 comments, 7 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

New on the Loom: The evolution of complex things usually starts long, long before the thing itself appears. As a result, you have a lot of the genetic information required to grow feathers. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/20/your-inner-feather/

New on the Loom: The evolution of complex things usually starts long, long before the thing itself appears. As a result, you have a lot of the genetic information required to grow feathers. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/20/your-inner-feather/___

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2014-11-19 18:19:04 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Are some viruses good for you? For my column this week in the New York Times, I take a look at a provocative new study on mice that suggests that the answer may be yes. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/science/viruses-as-a-cure.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimesscience

Are some viruses good for you? For my column this week in the New York Times, I take a look at a provocative new study on mice that suggests that the answer may be yes. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/science/viruses-as-a-cure.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimesscience___

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2014-11-17 20:02:46 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

I recently spoke with the folks at SETI about evolution--from microbes to minds. Listen here.

A look at some of the ways that evolution has evolved. A biologist describes the escalating horn-to-horn and tusk-to-tusk arms race between animals. And New York Times science writer Carl Zimmer counts the number of bacteria species in his belly button. Listen to the latest from the SETI Institute’s national radio show: http://buff.ly/1xujOy3___I recently spoke with the folks at SETI about evolution--from microbes to minds. Listen here.

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2014-11-17 17:52:09 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Voila! My book, “Soul Made Flesh,” about the birth of neurology, is now in French, with a lovely cover. http://www.zones-sensibles.org/livres/carl-zimmer-et-lame-devint-chair-aux-origines-de-la-neurologie/

Voila! My book, “Soul Made Flesh,” about the birth of neurology, is now in French, with a lovely cover. http://www.zones-sensibles.org/livres/carl-zimmer-et-lame-devint-chair-aux-origines-de-la-neurologie/___

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2014-11-14 15:30:30 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

If you like email newsletters, here's the latest issue of mine! 

If you like email newsletters, here's the latest issue of mine! ___

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2014-11-13 20:30:26 (4 comments, 4 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

For my new column for the New York Times, I take a look at the dark side of mammal life: infanticide. It's surprisingly common, and appears to be an evolved reproductive strategy. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/science/unraveling-why-some-mammals-kill-off-infants.html

For my new column for the New York Times, I take a look at the dark side of mammal life: infanticide. It's surprisingly common, and appears to be an evolved reproductive strategy. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/science/unraveling-why-some-mammals-kill-off-infants.html___

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2014-11-06 22:48:38 (1 comments, 7 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

For my New York Times column this week, I look at the messages mothers send their babies in milk. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/06/science/in-a-mothers-milk-nutrients-and-a-message-too.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below&_r=0

For my New York Times column this week, I look at the messages mothers send their babies in milk. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/06/science/in-a-mothers-milk-nutrients-and-a-message-too.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below&_r=0___

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2014-11-06 22:45:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

It's that time of the year again--norovirus season! And just in time, here's a story on the Loom about how they hijack our microbiome to escort them into the immune cells in our guts. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/06/norovirus-the-perfect-pathogen-emerges-from-the-shadows/

It's that time of the year again--norovirus season! And just in time, here's a story on the Loom about how they hijack our microbiome to escort them into the immune cells in our guts. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/06/norovirus-the-perfect-pathogen-emerges-from-the-shadows/___

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2014-10-31 01:22:48 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

New on the Loom, for your Halloween viewing pleasure: two remarkable movies of parasites controlling their hosts. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/30/mindsucker-movies/

New on the Loom, for your Halloween viewing pleasure: two remarkable movies of parasites controlling their hosts. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/30/mindsucker-movies/___

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2014-10-30 16:45:29 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Scientists are recovering the genomes of Europeans who died thousands of years ago. In my new column for the New York Times, I look at how their ancient DNA is changing how we understand the history--and evolution--of the continent. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/30/science/from-ancient-dna-a-clearer-picture-of-europeans-today.html

Scientists are recovering the genomes of Europeans who died thousands of years ago. In my new column for the New York Times, I look at how their ancient DNA is changing how we understand the history--and evolution--of the continent. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/30/science/from-ancient-dna-a-clearer-picture-of-europeans-today.html___

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2014-10-24 02:45:55 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

In tomorrow's New York Times I have a story on how viruses get around--with Ebola and the flu taking very different routes. http://lnkd.in/dGNjAEq

In tomorrow's New York Times I have a story on how viruses get around--with Ebola and the flu taking very different routes. http://lnkd.in/dGNjAEq___

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2014-10-22 19:51:05 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Move over Mel Brooks: meet the 45,000-year-old man. Here’s my new column for the New York Times on the oldest modern human genome http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/23/science/research-humans-interbred-with-neanderthals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimesscience

Move over Mel Brooks: meet the 45,000-year-old man. Here’s my new column for the New York Times on the oldest modern human genome http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/23/science/research-humans-interbred-with-neanderthals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimesscience___

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2014-10-21 12:19:14 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

I'm one of the guests on the new episode of Radiolab, which is all about translation. I talked to +Jad Abumrad about the translation that's been going on for billions of years, and goes on inside us every day. 

http://www.radiolab.org/story/translation/ 

I'm one of the guests on the new episode of Radiolab, which is all about translation. I talked to +Jad Abumrad about the translation that's been going on for billions of years, and goes on inside us every day. 

http://www.radiolab.org/story/translation/ ___

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2014-10-15 12:16:38 (2 comments, 9 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

I've written the cover story for the new issue of National Geographic about mind-controlling parasites, accompanied by amazing photos by Anand Varma. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/mindsuckers/zimmer-text

I've written the cover story for the new issue of National Geographic about mind-controlling parasites, accompanied by amazing photos by Anand Varma. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/mindsuckers/zimmer-text___

2014-10-14 12:29:37 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

In the Times today I look at the past and future evolution of Ebola--and take on some of our greatest fears about what the virus might evolve into.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/14/health/scientists-rein-in-fears-of-a-virus-whose-mysteries-tend-to-invite-speculation.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpSum&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

In the Times today I look at the past and future evolution of Ebola--and take on some of our greatest fears about what the virus might evolve into.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/14/health/scientists-rein-in-fears-of-a-virus-whose-mysteries-tend-to-invite-speculation.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpSum&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news___

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2014-10-14 12:28:23 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

New Yorkers, here's a look at what's living inside your rats. It's not pretty. But it might lead to a treatment for hepatitis C someday... http://nytimes.com/2014/10/14/science/rats-and-their-alarming-bugs.html?referrer=

New Yorkers, here's a look at what's living inside your rats. It's not pretty. But it might lead to a treatment for hepatitis C someday... http://nytimes.com/2014/10/14/science/rats-and-their-alarming-bugs.html?referrer=___

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2014-10-09 11:51:52 (7 comments, 5 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

How do some plants and animals become invasive? In my new column for The New York Times I look at a new study that supports an idea that goes all the way back to Darwin: they're biologically superior. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/09/science/turning-to-darwin-to-solve-the-mystery-of-invasive-species.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

How do some plants and animals become invasive? In my new column for The New York Times I look at a new study that supports an idea that goes all the way back to Darwin: they're biologically superior. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/09/science/turning-to-darwin-to-solve-the-mystery-of-invasive-species.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0___

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2014-10-02 11:31:09 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Where did sleep come from? For my new column in The New York Times I look at research on tiny marine creatures that make melatonin at night like we do--but in order to control their movement through the ocean. That may have been the case for our own ancestors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/02/science/the-evolution-of-sleep-700-million-years-of-melatonin.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

Where did sleep come from? For my new column in The New York Times I look at research on tiny marine creatures that make melatonin at night like we do--but in order to control their movement through the ocean. That may have been the case for our own ancestors.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/02/science/the-evolution-of-sleep-700-million-years-of-melatonin.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0___

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2014-10-01 23:53:01 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

New on the Loom: Where can you go to a 843-acre preserve with 167,000 species? Answer: Central Park http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/01/the-central-park-zoo-hidden-from-view/

New on the Loom: Where can you go to a 843-acre preserve with 167,000 species? Answer: Central Park http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/01/the-central-park-zoo-hidden-from-view/___

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2014-09-25 21:56:01 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Viroids are life at its most bizarre. They're just bits of genetic material (only 400 bases or less!) that can wipe out a potato field or a greenhouse of flowers. But, as I write in my new column for the New York Times, they may also be relics of the earliest stages of life on Earth. 
http://nyti.ms/1sv1mDR

Viroids are life at its most bizarre. They're just bits of genetic material (only 400 bases or less!) that can wipe out a potato field or a greenhouse of flowers. But, as I write in my new column for the New York Times, they may also be relics of the earliest stages of life on Earth. 
http://nyti.ms/1sv1mDR___

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2014-09-22 15:21:40 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Where do new genes come from? I worked with TED-ED on this animated answer http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-genes-come-from-carl-zimmer#watch

Where do new genes come from? I worked with TED-ED on this animated answer http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-genes-come-from-carl-zimmer#watch___

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2014-09-19 17:08:15 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

This afternoon at 3:45 pm ET I will be interrogated by an 11-year-old about parasites on Huffington Post Live. Watch here: http://t.co/Q34YI8sUQB

This afternoon at 3:45 pm ET I will be interrogated by an 11-year-old about parasites on Huffington Post Live. Watch here: http://t.co/Q34YI8sUQB___

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2014-09-19 14:20:21 (1 comments, 9 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

On the Loom, I consider what slipped disks tell us about half a billion years of animal evolution. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/19/what-slipped-disks-tell-us-about-half-a-billion-years-of-evolution/

On the Loom, I consider what slipped disks tell us about half a billion years of animal evolution. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/19/what-slipped-disks-tell-us-about-half-a-billion-years-of-evolution/___

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2014-09-18 21:47:41 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Conservation biologists are beginning to make plans for preserving species as climate change wreaks havoc over the coming century. In the New York Times, I write about the debate over what to do about one species, the glorious whitebark pine. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/23/science/under-theat-flight-may-be-best-response-for-trees.html

Conservation biologists are beginning to make plans for preserving species as climate change wreaks havoc over the coming century. In the New York Times, I write about the debate over what to do about one species, the glorious whitebark pine. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/23/science/under-theat-flight-may-be-best-response-for-trees.html___

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2014-09-11 18:16:10 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Here's another reason to explore the microbiome: it's making antibiotics and other potential drugs inside of us. I write about its hidden promise in my new column for the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/11/health/mining-for-antibiotics-right-under-our-noses.html

Here's another reason to explore the microbiome: it's making antibiotics and other potential drugs inside of us. I write about its hidden promise in my new column for the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/11/health/mining-for-antibiotics-right-under-our-noses.html___

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2014-09-10 23:03:16 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Heading down to Virginia tomorrow to join Sam Kean at the Fall for the Book festival for a talk about brains, viruses, science writing, and more. http://fallforthebook.org/ai1ec_event/science-writers-sam-kean-and-carl-zimmer/?instance_id=55

Heading down to Virginia tomorrow to join Sam Kean at the Fall for the Book festival for a talk about brains, viruses, science writing, and more. http://fallforthebook.org/ai1ec_event/science-writers-sam-kean-and-carl-zimmer/?instance_id=55___

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2014-09-05 12:25:47 (7 comments, 13 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Whale hips are vestiges of their distant ancestors that lived on land. But they still matter to whales, in the most intimate way imaginable, as I write on the Loom http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/05/the-erotic-endurance-of-whale-hips/

Whale hips are vestiges of their distant ancestors that lived on land. But they still matter to whales, in the most intimate way imaginable, as I write on the Loom http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/05/the-erotic-endurance-of-whale-hips/___

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2014-09-04 18:53:01 (3 comments, 9 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

For my new New York Times column, I look at how millions of years of evolution put a jolt in your coffee--and why. http://lnkd.in/dZ_S_8T

For my new New York Times column, I look at how millions of years of evolution put a jolt in your coffee--and why. http://lnkd.in/dZ_S_8T___

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2014-09-01 21:06:44 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

We may not seem to have much in common with flies or worms, but the activity of our genes has some striking similarities. I write about a recently completed study on all three species in tomorrow's New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/science/human-fly-worm-dna.html

We may not seem to have much in common with flies or worms, but the activity of our genes has some striking similarities. I write about a recently completed study on all three species in tomorrow's New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/science/human-fly-worm-dna.html___

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2014-08-31 15:28:16 (5 comments, 4 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. I've written a piece for National Geographic News about why its demise still captivates scientists a century later. http://t.co/LyDilLKIsN

Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. I've written a piece for National Geographic News about why its demise still captivates scientists a century later. http://t.co/LyDilLKIsN___

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2014-08-29 00:20:58 (4 comments, 17 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

Epigenetics are cool. Mind-controlling parasites are cool. Epigenetics+parasites=Very cool. Here's my new column for the New York Times: http://t.co/cOJqVQMAAj

Epigenetics are cool. Mind-controlling parasites are cool. Epigenetics+parasites=Very cool. Here's my new column for the New York Times: http://t.co/cOJqVQMAAj___

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2014-08-27 17:24:30 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

New on the Loom: walking fish show how our evolution may have followed experience’s path http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/27/evolutions-baby-steps/

New on the Loom: walking fish show how our evolution may have followed experience’s path http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/27/evolutions-baby-steps/___

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2014-08-20 17:16:54 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Thousand-year-old mummies yield the genomes of tuberculosis bacteria--and point to a strange new history for the dread disease. I tell the story in my new "Matter" column for the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/science/tuberculosis-is-newer-than-what-was-thought-study-says.html?ref=science

Thousand-year-old mummies yield the genomes of tuberculosis bacteria--and point to a strange new history for the dread disease. I tell the story in my new "Matter" column for the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/science/tuberculosis-is-newer-than-what-was-thought-study-says.html?ref=science___

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2014-08-14 14:02:29 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

In other microbiome news: a pill may take the yuck out of fecal transplants http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/14/taking-the-yuck-out-of-microbiome-medicine/

In other microbiome news: a pill may take the yuck out of fecal transplants http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/14/taking-the-yuck-out-of-microbiome-medicine/___

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2014-08-14 12:29:51 (2 comments, 8 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

For my "Matter" column this week at the New York Times, I take a different look at the microbiome. Yes, it does all sorts of good things for us. But what if it's also our puppet master, adjusting our cravings and moods for its own benefit?
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/14/science/our-microbiome-may-be-looking-out-for-itself.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

For my "Matter" column this week at the New York Times, I take a different look at the microbiome. Yes, it does all sorts of good things for us. But what if it's also our puppet master, adjusting our cravings and moods for its own benefit?
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/14/science/our-microbiome-may-be-looking-out-for-itself.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0___

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2014-08-13 20:25:25 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

New on the Loom: The Tree of Smells (100 million years of evolving noses) http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/13/the-tree-of-smells/

New on the Loom: The Tree of Smells (100 million years of evolving noses) http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/13/the-tree-of-smells/___

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2014-08-07 15:55:17 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Tea time for Sasquatch: At Nautilus, I've written an essay about what cryptozoology can tell us about how science works. http://nautil.us/issue/16/nothingness/why-we-cant-rule-out-bigfoot

Tea time for Sasquatch: At Nautilus, I've written an essay about what cryptozoology can tell us about how science works. http://nautil.us/issue/16/nothingness/why-we-cant-rule-out-bigfoot___

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2014-08-07 15:40:27 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

For my new Matter column in the Times, I look at the biology behind Toledo's toxic water nightmare this weekend. Why does pond scum make poison? It's a question that goes back three billion years. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/07/science/cyanobacteria-are-far-from-just-toledos-problem.html

For my new Matter column in the Times, I look at the biology behind Toledo's toxic water nightmare this weekend. Why does pond scum make poison? It's a question that goes back three billion years. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/07/science/cyanobacteria-are-far-from-just-toledos-problem.html___

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2014-08-06 21:50:07 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

New on the Loom: What if you could track your microbiome everyday? It would look something like this. New on the Loom: What would it look like if you had a Fitbit to track your microbiome? http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/06/the-quantified-microbiome-self/

New on the Loom: What if you could track your microbiome everyday? It would look something like this. New on the Loom: What would it look like if you had a Fitbit to track your microbiome? http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/06/the-quantified-microbiome-self/___

2014-07-31 18:15:46 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

For my latest New York Times column I return to one of my favorite topics--human mosaics! http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/science/having-more-than-one-set-of-dna-carries-legacy-of-risk.html?ref=science

For my latest New York Times column I return to one of my favorite topics--human mosaics! http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/science/having-more-than-one-set-of-dna-carries-legacy-of-risk.html?ref=science___

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2014-07-24 17:03:10 (1 comments, 6 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

By changing the climate of the Earth, we're running a big evolutionary experiment. Some new research shows how tricky it is to predict the result. I have the details in my new column for the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/24/science/study-gives-hope-of-adaptation-to-climate-change.html

By changing the climate of the Earth, we're running a big evolutionary experiment. Some new research shows how tricky it is to predict the result. I have the details in my new column for the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/24/science/study-gives-hope-of-adaptation-to-climate-change.html___

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2014-07-22 12:12:09 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

A philanthropist has given a $650 million gift for the pursuit of genes associated with psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia. In the New York Times, Benedict Carey and I have the story--including a look at the progress that psychiatric genetics is making at long last: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/science/650-million-psychiatric-research.html?ref=health&_r=0

A philanthropist has given a $650 million gift for the pursuit of genes associated with psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia. In the New York Times, Benedict Carey and I have the story--including a look at the progress that psychiatric genetics is making at long last: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/science/650-million-psychiatric-research.html?ref=health&_r=0___

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2014-07-18 13:51:00 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Can we predict evolution? Sometimes, yes. And we might be able to save lives by doing so. Here’s my story in Quanta Magazine on the emerging science of evolutionary forecasting. http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140717-the-new-science-of-evolutionary-forecasting/

Can we predict evolution? Sometimes, yes. And we might be able to save lives by doing so. Here’s my story in Quanta Magazine on the emerging science of evolutionary forecasting. http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140717-the-new-science-of-evolutionary-forecasting/___

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2014-07-17 21:00:32 (4 comments, 8 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Could we genetically engineer mosquitoes to become resistant to malaria? Could we engineer weeds to become vulnerable to herbicides? What if we could drive bat-killing fungi to oblivion with sterility genes? For my new New York Times column, I look at a proposal to use new gene-editing technology to rewrite wildlife genomes. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/17/science/a-call-to-fight-malaria-one-mosquito-at-a-time-by-altering-dna.html

Could we genetically engineer mosquitoes to become resistant to malaria? Could we engineer weeds to become vulnerable to herbicides? What if we could drive bat-killing fungi to oblivion with sterility genes? For my new New York Times column, I look at a proposal to use new gene-editing technology to rewrite wildlife genomes. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/17/science/a-call-to-fight-malaria-one-mosquito-at-a-time-by-altering-dna.html___

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2014-07-15 13:45:34 (9 comments, 11 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Here is my first feature for Mosaic, a new online magazine about medicine. I try to find out why we have blood types, and end up pleasantly baffled. http://mosaicscience.com/story/why-do-we-have-blood-types

Here is my first feature for Mosaic, a new online magazine about medicine. I try to find out why we have blood types, and end up pleasantly baffled. http://mosaicscience.com/story/why-do-we-have-blood-types___

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2014-07-14 17:40:58 (1 comments, 6 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Noah’s Flood versus an ancient Earth: how Renaissance thinkers break our simple histories. New on the Loom: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/14/the-old-old-earth/

Noah’s Flood versus an ancient Earth: how Renaissance thinkers break our simple histories. New on the Loom: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/14/the-old-old-earth/___

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2014-07-09 18:01:40 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Can we save frogs from fungal doom? For my new column for the New York Times, I look at a study that offers hope. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/09/science/hope-for-frogs-facing-a-deadly-fungus.html

Can we save frogs from fungal doom? For my new column for the New York Times, I look at a study that offers hope. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/09/science/hope-for-frogs-facing-a-deadly-fungus.html___

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2014-07-07 18:36:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

For those of you who use Goodreads: I've set up the "Ask the Author" feature on my page. https://t.co/vDahRrKvGZ

For those of you who use Goodreads: I've set up the "Ask the Author" feature on my page. https://t.co/vDahRrKvGZ___

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2014-06-26 19:38:44 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

The "hot hand" phenomenon was first noticed in basketball, but it's widespread in our psychological experience--we believe in streaks even when all we're seeing is chance. For my new "Matter" column in the New York Times, I take a look at new research that hints at where that bias may come from: our ancestors' search for food. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/science/the-science-of-hot-hand.html?_r=0

The "hot hand" phenomenon was first noticed in basketball, but it's widespread in our psychological experience--we believe in streaks even when all we're seeing is chance. For my new "Matter" column in the New York Times, I take a look at new research that hints at where that bias may come from: our ancestors' search for food. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/science/the-science-of-hot-hand.html?_r=0___

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