Monthly Archives: February 2012

Rise of the Dinobots?

In an attempt to advance our knowledge of dinosaur biomechanics, and apparently thrill my not-so-inner-child, scientists are using the latest 3D printing technology to create robot dinosaurs with the intention of answering many questions regarding their locomotion and behaviours. Continue reading

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Popular Pseudoscience Part I : Brain Bunk

Adrian Tate explores some of the brain bunk found in popular neuroscience Continue reading

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Denialgate: Oil Barons Caught Funding Classroom Anti-Science

Paul Braterman discusses the scandal of the Heartland Institute thinktank pushing climate change denialism in US science classes. Continue reading

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Enemy Within

Ed Cara explores whether mass hysteria might be behind outbreaks of conversion disorder in an upstate New York School. Continue reading

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Separate, but equal?

Adam Cuerden wonders how long LGBT individuals and groups will be “seperate but equal” Continue reading

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Science: Making a Display of Itself

The Edinburgh Science Festival is coming! But, if you can’t wait until the 30th March don’t panic! Various opportunities for recreational science visits are already popping up around the city. Continue reading

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Freaky Friday: Losing my Belief

Ash Pryce tells us how he lost his belief in the supernatural Continue reading

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