Scientia Pro Publica is a rotating compilation of the best blog writing targeted to the public about science, medicine, the environment and technology intended to build and encourage a thriving virtual community of science communicators.
The authors of Biofortified are honored to be this month’s host. The entries span a wide range of scientific topics that defies summarization. You’ll just have to see for yourself. In no particular order, I present to you this month’s Scientia Pro Publica.
Captain Skellett presents Thought controlled computers? Recent research says yes. at A Schooner of Science. Here, the cutting edge of computing meets neuroscience.
DNLee presents Heritability ? what you get from your folks at SouthernPlayalisticEvolutionMusic. Defining heritabilty and contrasting it with inheritance, all explained via rap music – in this case Juvenile’s Mama Got Ass (She Get it From Her Mama).
Alexander Peter presents Foam Roller Stretches to Reduce the Risk of Iliotibial Band Syndrome at FoamRoller.org.uk. This article provides some tips on how to prevent the risk of developing Iliotibial Band Syndrome by using a foam roller to relieve the stress from the IT band.
Michael Parsons presents 10 Psychological Reasons Why Most Diets Fail at Masters In Psychology. Diets can be tough to keep up with, but maybe the problem isn’t you. There are many psychological reasons why most diets fail.
SE Gould presents Waking sleeping bacteria at Lab Rat. Some bacteria go into a dormant state when resources are scarce. When they exit dormancy, they tell their fellow bacteria that conditions are good.
Jennifer Lynch presents 20 Best Blogs for Primatology Students at Top Online Colleges. The blogs rounded up here are among the best in the field, especially for students looking to get a better understanding of all primatology has to offer. Bonus: monkey pictures.
Finally, Karl Haro von Mogel of Biofortified announces GENERA: the GENetic Engineering Risk Atlas. GENERA is intended to be an atlas of research related to the risks of genetic engineering. We’re in need of volunteers to help summarize peer-reviewed articles and add them to the database. I hope you’ll consider joining the team.
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