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The Memory of Touch

The Memory of Touch | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

Somebody – human, I presume – has attached a ramp leading to what is apparently an entrance: a large round hole with pink scalloped edges that flap slightly in the breeze.

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Support our 2013 programme

Support our 2013 programme | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it
We need just another 43.29 people to donate €20.13 to reach our 2013 community fundraising target! Donate now: http://t.co/KXxCdmH5
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Robo-journalists are already writing the next generation of news stories

Robo-journalists are already writing the next generation of news stories | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Within seconds the clever software produces highly readable stories," writes Slate's Evgeny Morozov in a profile of Narrative Science's software, which turns raw data into news stories.

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Rockstars of neuroscience (and their fans) turn out to debate the future of brain studies

Rockstars of neuroscience (and their fans) turn out to debate the future of brain studies | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

To Map Or Not To Map: at Columbia University neuroscience rockstars debate the future of the field ("Science is often reported in the lay press with a certainty that usually doesn't exist." A public neuroscience debate: http://t.co/vtd0uJBK...)...

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Science Meets Art in Space | Smithsonian.com

Science Meets Art in Space | Smithsonian.com | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Science and Art embrace again, this time in space: http://t.co/oNyDKd0W...

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Science and Art 001: 2401 Objects

Science and Art 001: 2401 Objects | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

'2041 Objects’ – Analogue’s moving and thought-provoking play, now showing at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.  Inspired by the world’s most important neuroscient...

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Nature deficit 'harming children'

Nature deficit 'harming children' | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

British children are losing contact with nature at a "dramatic" rate and their health and education are suffering, says a National Trust report.

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Writing Science: The Story's the Thing

Writing Science: The Story's the Thing | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

One key to good scientific writing is spinning a good (nonfiction) yarn, writes a widely published scientist who also writes children's stories.

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The matter of your brain

The matter of your brain | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

A new exhibition at the Wellcome Collection demonstrates how wide the gap remains between our understanding of brain and mind...

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'Faster-than-Light' Researchers Quit Over Culture, Not Science

'Faster-than-Light' Researchers Quit Over Culture, Not Science | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

'Faster-than-Light' Researchers Quit Over Culture, Not Science.

 

Nature's Eugenie Samuel Reich quotes a former OPERA spokesman who describes some of those factors: "There are cultural splits between the Italians and ...

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Science writing prize: Capture the drama, it's rocket science!

Science writing prize: Capture the drama, it's rocket science! | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2012 launches. We have asked 14 writers to reflect on their favourite science writing over the coming weeks.

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Science Writing Prize 2012 – Tim Radford « Wellcome Trust Blog

Science Writing Prize 2012 – Tim Radford « Wellcome Trust Blog | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Over the next few weeks, we will hear from several established writers about a piece of science writing they admire and what makes it so good – inspiring, we hope, entrants to the competition. First up, Tim Radford lights the ...

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Carl Zimmer: Science Writer Extraordinaire

 

Carl Zimmer, one of America's best science writers, is the author of Science Ink, Parasite Rex, and many other books on science.

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Most read opinion pieces of 2012

Most read opinion pieces of 2012 | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

New species of humans, colonising the Moon and our obsession with non-Homo sapiens couplings - these are the most read opinion pieces on COSMOS Online in 2012.

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2012 Flash Fiction winner: Sleep by Richard Clarke

2012 Flash Fiction winner: Sleep by Richard Clarke | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

Congratulations to Richard Clarke, who won the 2012 New Scientist Flash Fiction competition with a clever work of satire

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Science Gallery in Dublin to explore superfoods

Science Gallery in Dublin to explore superfoods | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Food writer Lily Higgins will be at the Science Gallery in Dublin this evening to serve up a menu all about superfoods as part of the gallery’s Curated Dinner series during its Edible exhibition, which is finishing up this week.

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Sci-Fi London Film Festival 2012

Sci-Fi London Film Festival 2012 | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

London’s annual film fiesta devoted to best in science fiction films is back for 2012.

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EDIBLE. The Taste of Things to Come

EDIBLE. The Taste of Things to Come | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

EDIBLE exhibition at the Science Gallery, Dublin.

 

Who knew that a forkful of food could have such a far reaching effect?

Science Gallery’s first foray into food, EDIBLE, tackles this vast topic from the perspective of the eater, probing how our actions as eaters shape what is sown, grown, harvested and consumed.

 

 

 

 

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Wellcome harnesses gaming to bring biomedical sciences to life

Wellcome harnesses gaming to bring biomedical sciences to life | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

The Wellcome Collection and the Wellcome Trust have expressed a commitment to gaming as a medium for bringing biomedical science stories to life...

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Brain, Behavior, and Media | Science News

Brain, Behavior, and Media | Science News | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Is media influencing your brain and your behavior through psychology?

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Birds Do It, Bees Do It (Fill Screens)

Birds Do It, Bees Do It (Fill Screens) | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Birds Do It, Bees Do It (Fill Screens). The curators sampled from the animal movies that lie between the sentimentality of Hollywood family fare and the studied neutrality of science films.

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Conservatives' Trust In Science Weakens, Survey Says

Conservatives' Trust In Science Weakens, Survey Says | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Conservatives' Trust In Science Weakens, Survey Says.

 

"There's been this need to cultivate conservative ideas in reaction to what is perceived as mainstream culture, which a lot of conservatives would suggest is biased toward secular...

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Secrets of good science writing | Science | The Guardian

Secrets of good science writing | Science | The Guardian | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Secrets of good science writing.

 

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Insights from 58 science writers on how to write about science

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Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols?

Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols? | Science, Arts and Culture | Scoop.it

 

Previously overlooked patterns in the cave art of southern France and Spain suggest man might have learned written communication 25,000 years earlier than we thought.

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James Gleick in conversation at Science Gallery, Dublin

 

JAMES GLEICK: THE INFORMATION - SFI Speaker Series

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