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The meteor that cleared the way for mammals did the same for deciduous trees. bit.ly/1s5lnRo @physorg_com
From @nytimes & @flichtman, a beautifully animated tribute to the man who discovered microbes. nyti.ms/1wB1Nxj pic.twitter.com/5YRaOwNl05
American avocets could lose up to half of their range due to climate change. scifri.me/bnoamx pic.twitter.com/H5gLuN4Puq
Meet the running, jumping, @MIT cheetah-bot. bit.ly/1wAX8LV via @coreyspowell
Learn how to manage natural resources with a rousing game of "One For All." scifri.me/a1r8lx
This morning, scientists dissected a colossal squid specimen - and you can watch the whole thing. nerdist.com/?p=183223 @NerdistDotCom
It's official: @Boeing and @SpaceX will carry @NASA astronauts to ISS. bit.ly/1shfFWw
The American avocet's range is shrinking due to climate change. scifri.me/bnoamx pic.twitter.com/vlT6DhtOKt
How important are museums, TV shows, and after-school clubs to teaching kids science? scifri.me/0ojamx
NASA will announce which private company will taxi astronauts to ISS today at 4pm ET. bit.ly/1shfFWw @SPACEdotcom
What impact do cities have on the surrounding environment? scifri.me/78v2lx pic.twitter.com/6DDf2qRSzd
Hook new microscopy students with this stunning animated documentary of the discovery of microbes: nyti.ms/1qY014B by @flichtman
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"It's as simple as 'if you stop killing them, they will come back.'" Blue whale populations are on the mend. scifri.me/ziw2lx
Are generics the same as brand-name drugs? scifri.me/elz8lx
As you're reading this, there are at least 20 volcanoes erupting around the world. scifri.me/0xv2lx pic.twitter.com/SAdvBjFq3j
Can you trust an eyewitness testimony? @WorldSciFest staged a robbery to find out. worldsciencefestival.com/?p=13986
A pink-banded snail thought to be extinct has been found alive. newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/?p=144745 @NatGeo
Can conservation efforts save the birds? soundcloud.com/scifri/can-con…
Is our latest @scifri activity too real? Acting in their own best interests, kids behave like countries sciencefriday.com/teacher-resour… @PopulationEd
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Learn how to manage shared resources in this group game. scifri.me/a1r8lx
Blue whales are bouncing back. scifri.me/ziw2lx
Looking for a post-lunch snack? How about some anatomically-correct gummy insect larvae? bit.ly/1sYEURG via @LaughingSquid
Hundreds of North American bird species are now threatened by climate change trib.al/x2Qq0Qj
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This new gaming system lets you control microbes. scifri.me/dlj1lx pic.twitter.com/3kYkBN0oGC
This art project collects clouds that were recognized as human by face-detection algorithms. scifri.me/uje8lx pic.twitter.com/tbcAqTp2X5
"How solar energy is making electricity cheaper for everyone." Are you going solar? bit.ly/1pg67cA
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There are att least 20 volcanoes erupting around the world as you read these words. scifri.me/0xv2lx
Climate change is causing birds to move north. scifri.me/gew2lx
Urban ecosystems are developing their own geology similar to natural limestone karsts. scifri.me/78v2lx
Europa's ice shows signs of plate tectonics. scifri.me/t4v2lx
Vote for the next big tech innovation in @AAAS_News #TechI semifinals. aaas.org/node/5225
27 years ago today, there was a major radioactive accident in a Brazilian city. nyti.ms/1nRnG3p @nytimes
Put this one in the win column! California blue whales are back up to their pre-whaling levels scifri.me/ziw2lx pic.twitter.com/KWN19aTKIP
Don't stress about Yellowstone erupting. According to Elizabeth Cottrell, if it happened we would be wiped out anyway scifri.me/byv2lx
On Sept 13th 1848, Phineas Gage, neuroscience's most famous patient, had his fateful accident. bit.ly/1nRkdSv @SmithsonianMag
Voting ends on Monday! Have you voted for your favorite @googlescifair project yet? googlesciencefair.com/en/
Become a microbe master! Play the Bioarcade. scifri.me/dlj1lx pic.twitter.com/BeyzcDlRNE
People in the northern U.S. might be able to see aurora borealis tonight. But what exactly is it? scifri.me/m3e3lx
If you're in the northern U.S., look up tonight! You may see aurora borealis. bit.ly/1nRjPmQ @accuweather
Today in 1958, Jack Kilby demonstrated the first integrated circuit. In 1999, @iraflatow hosted a series on it. to.pbs.org/1nRl59H @PBS
Learn more about "Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine" at sciencefriday.com/genericdrugs #SciFriLive
"If someone to produce a pill that looked the same... they could be sued for infringement"-Greene on generic vs name brand drugs #SciFriLive
Read an excerpt of Greene's book "Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine" at sciencefriday.com/genericdrugs #SciFriLive
More than 84% of drugs filled at the pharmacy are generic, says Greene. #SciFriLive
Generic drugs are drugs that must be "therapeutically the same" as brand-name drugs. #SciFriLive