All science communicators seek to shed light on the world. Multimedia science communicators also depend on light to share their images, photographs, and videos (even podcasters rely on a little red light to know they are recording).
On the twelfth day of Solstice, science bloggers gave to me…
If this time of year gets you down, listen to this On Your Mind neuroscience podcast while out on a run and you might feel better.
Social media is the latest multimedia, though with great power comes great responsibility.
This Cartoon Physics explains the awesome potential of Homing Endonuclease Genes to save and destroy.
Imitation might be the greatest form of flattery, but it also shows an ability for cognitive learning on the part of mammals, birds – and even lizards, as explained in this Experimental Podcast.
If you’re a fungi or fungal, you might enjoy these colour photos on the Astro Porifera blog of the Vancouver Mycological Society’s 35th Annual Mushroom Show.
Check out the footage of a black-throated antshrike air strike on a wasp colony and the curious wasp response.
Only a minute long and packed with information and great illustrations, the latest addition to the StemCellShorts, featured on Signals blog series takes a look at cancer stem cells.
In our editors’ pick, we nudged Laura Ulrich to show us more of her illustration work and she delivered a first animation, on erythrocytes (complete with beating heart soundtrack).
While not a Science Borealis listed blog (!?), Cracked Science out of Montreal serves up some great videos to explain science and pseudoscience, including this look at homeopathy.
In a departure for artist Glendon Mellow, this’ll show you some beautiful macro iPhone photos (with filters or apps) of a thistle.
More macro images, this time of a lace bug, which blogger/scientist/photographer Sean McCann fittingly likens to stained glass.
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