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WATCH: art from tiny diatoms

WATCH: art from tiny diatoms | Science and Art | Scoop.it
The Diatomist is a short documentary about Klaus Kemp, master of the Victorian art of diatom arrangement.
Diatoms are single cell algae that create jewel-like glass shells around themselves.
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How Movies Manipulate Your Brain to Keep You Entertained

How Movies Manipulate Your Brain to Keep You Entertained | Science and Art | Scoop.it
At a recent event hosted by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists got together with film makers to discuss what both groups have learned---the scientists through painstaking experiments and analysis, and the film makers by intuition and experience---about the mechanisms of attention and perception.
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Yarn Artist Tries to Save Ocean, May Have Damaged It Instead

Yarn Artist Tries to Save Ocean, May Have Damaged It Instead | Science and Art | Scoop.it
A New York–based artist trying to raise awareness about the ocean’s health is being accused of damaging it. Agata Oleksiak, the yarn artist better-known as Olek, traveled to Cancun earlier this mon...
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Rodrigo Arteaga Merges Science And Art With His Handsome Maps Created With Bacteria

Rodrigo Arteaga Merges Science And Art With His Handsome Maps Created With Bacteria | Science and Art | Scoop.it
There are many kinds of maps to help find our way in this world. Political, road, and topographic maps may be familiar, but in Chilean artist Rodrigo Arteaga’s hands, maps are made by and of cultivated fungi. Meticulously grown and preserved, Arteaga’s maps are simultaneously science lesson
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Physics of dance

Physics of dance | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Summer Scholars study the biomechanics of dance, helping researchers better understand how the body moves and dancers perfect their pirouettes.
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This Piano Is Played By Clouds

And it sounds a lot like Schoenberg.
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Art and science come together to reinvent the wheel – robot wheel

Art and science come together to reinvent the wheel – robot wheel | Science and Art | Scoop.it
The Japanese art of paper folding is a difficult one to master, involving taking a 2D sheet of paper and transforming it into 3D shapes. For most of us, three folds are the maximum number we normal...
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Ren Ri Sculpts with Bees

Juxtapoz Magazine - Ren Ri Sculpts with Bees | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Based out of Beijing, Ren Ri is an artist and beekeeper. Titled ‘Yuansu II’, his series features sculptures he collaborated on with bees....
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Researchers Say the Design of Our Brains Is Ideal for Art

Researchers Say the Design of Our Brains Is Ideal for Art | Science and Art | Scoop.it
A recent analysis in the growing concentration on neuroaesthetics, a field that examines the brain's relationship to art, suggests our minds are particularly organized to respond to visual art.
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New Algorithm Turns the Emotion of Language into Music

New Algorithm Turns the Emotion of Language into Music | Science and Art | Scoop.it
The future of e-books, or any electronic text, may be soundtracked. A new experiment in automation is generating music in response to the emotion of words in literature.
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Marcus DeSieno's Beautiful and Terrifying Photos Of Microscopic Parasites

Marcus DeSieno's Beautiful and Terrifying Photos Of Microscopic Parasites | Science and Art | Scoop.it
It is fair to assume that while most of us know that our world, our living spaces, and even our bodies are covered with microscopic organisms, we do like to not be reminded of it. Photography student Marcus DeSieno's recent photoseries begs to differ, offering a beautiful yet
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Neuroaesthetics

Neuroaesthetics | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.
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Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Thanks to the antenna implanted in his skull, Neil Harbisson can hear images and paint sounds. The world's first cyborg artist tells Stuart Jeffries why ringtones are green and Amy Winehouse is red and pink
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Sea Creatures Inspire Bottle Design

Sea Creatures Inspire Bottle Design | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Inspired by diatoms and radiolarians, a new bottle used biomimicry as a basis for its new design.
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NASA Explores the Potential of Origami in Space

NASA Explores the Potential of Origami in Space | Science and Art | Scoop.it
The future of space flight may be founded on the traditions of art.
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Olafur Eliasson | Louisiana

Olafur Eliasson | Louisiana | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Olafur Eliasson's take on Louisiana is radical, fascinating and unique. The central work in the first solo exhibition at the museum by the Danish-Icelandic artist is a huge, sitespecific project that reverses the relation between nature and art.
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The Fascinating Reason This Man Is Playing Violin During His Own Brain Surgery

The Fascinating Reason This Man Is Playing Violin During His Own Brain Surgery | Science and Art | Scoop.it
A singular symphony of science.
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Photographs Rendered in Living Algae

Photographs Rendered in Living Algae | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Artist Lia Giraud has cultivated a hybrid agricultural and photographic process to create astoundingly detailed images rendered in living algae that he calls "algae-graphs."
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How Lia Chavez Makes Art Out Of Brain Waves

How Lia Chavez Makes Art Out Of Brain Waves | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Art and science collide in Chavez's collaboration with the creative technologists at Rehab Studio.
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Abstract Paintings Created With The Help Of Larvae

Abstract Paintings Created With The Help Of Larvae | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Emil Lukas doesn’t actually paint, and half the time he has larvae do it for him. The Pennsylvanian artist’s recent exhibition at Sperone Westwater Gallery was comprised of two bodies of work: one of paintings made entirely with fine thread, and the other artworks with many layers of la
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How the colour-blind see art with different eyes

How the colour-blind see art with different eyes | Science and Art | Scoop.it

In its latest exhibition, the National Gallery examines how generations of painters have created and used colour. But how do people who are "colour-blind" view art?

 

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A Mesmerizing Light Sculpture Modeled After Schools Of Fish

350,000 LEDs riff off the physics of fish swimming.
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The biologist loved by Mies and Richard Hamilton

The biologist loved by Mies and Richard Hamilton | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Why did the pop artist and modernist architect both draw inspiration from a controversial 1917 biological text?
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This Wearable Nail Art Can Help You Break Bad Habits

This Wearable Nail Art Can Help You Break Bad Habits | Science and Art | Scoop.it
At the Art Center College of Design, two students create technologically enhanced nails featuring digital sensors.
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Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air

Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Photographer Wu Di's studio, tucked away in a dusty corner of northeast Beijing, isn't easy to find, but the mannequin out front wearing a military-style gas mask and a Roots sweatshirt is a sign you're in the right place.
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