Monday, August 25, 2014
Vote for one of the nominees for the 3QD Science Prize 2014
Browse the nominees in the list below and then go to the bottom of the post to vote.
Alphabetical list of nominated blog names followed by the blog post title:
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- 3 Quarks Daily: The Dictionary is not Literature
- Action Science Theater: How to fall and miss the ground
- Aeon: Cows Might Fly
- American Science: The Curious History of the Paleo-Diet, and its Relationship to Science & Modernity
- An Evolutionist's Perspective: The Woes of Capitalism: Kinship, Sociality and Economy
- Ars Technica: Could dark matter be hiding in plain sight in existing experiments?
- Babies Learning Language: Shifting our cultural understanding of replication
- BBC: The quest to save the Hollywood bison
- Beach Chair Scientist: Mother Nature vs. Santa Claus
- Brainwaves: Searching For The Elephant’s Genius Inside the Largest Brain on Land
- Charismatic Minifauna: Bats have sparkly poop
- Chemically Cultured: That love-hate supervisor relationship
- Cocktail Party Physics: Seen and Unseen: Could There Ever Be a “Cinema Without Cuts”?
- Comparatively Psyched: The Robin's Song
- Curious Meerkat: Eating Insects
- Eat Your Brains Out: Science and the Supernatural
- Ecology & Evolution: And to the victor the spoiled
- Ecology & Evolution: The Heat and Light of Science Communication
- Ecology & Evolution: The Science of Scientific Whaling
- Ecology & Evolution: What is(n’t) palaeontology like?
- Ecology & Evolution: What’s it like to study Zoology?
- Errant Science: Tradition, in Science
- Eruptions: So, You Think Yellowstone Is About to Erupt
- Genotopia: Hail Britannia! (Dorkins Reviews Wade)
- Genotopia: On city life, the history of science, and the genetics of race
- Grrlscientist: Influenza: How the Great War helped create the greatest pandemic ever known
- Hawkmoth: On Wildness
- Huffpost: A Few Short Rules on Being Creative
- Illumination: GMO Leukemia Outbreak in China
- Inkfish: Scientists Ask Why There Are So Many Freaking Huge Ants
- Leaving Plato's Cave: The Meta-lympics: a catalyst for scientific discovery
- Limulus: Living Fossils
- Napoli Unplugged: Procida: Picture Perfect
- Napoli Unplugged: Vesuvius at Night
- Nautilus: The Math Trick Behind MP3s, JPEGs, and Homer Simpson’s Face
- Neurobabble: Parasitic wasps vs. zombie cockroaches
- Neurobabble: Technology and the adolescent brain
- Neurobabble: What sign languages have taught us about our brains
- Nothing in Biology Makes Sense: When the going gets tough, mutualism gets going
- Pacific Standard: Your Genome Is a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland
- Patrick F. Clarkin, PhD: Developmental Plasticity and the “Hard-Wired” Problem
- Pen Sapiens: Monkey See, Monkey Yawn
- Peter Pearsal: A Desert Orogeny
- Planetizen: The Wicked Problem of Urban Biodiversity, pt 1
- Psychology Today: Love, Love Medulla: The Neuroscience of Beatlemania
- Preposterous Universe: How Quantum Field Theory Becomes “Effective”
- Preposterous Universe: Why the Many-Worlds Formulation of Quantum Mechanics Is Probably Correct
- Prophage: Modest Data Reported From Oxford Nanopore's Exciting MinION Sequencing Platform
- Scicurious: Addiction showcases the brain's flexibility
- Science Explained: Knock, Knock Who’s there?
- Science Sushi: Did Allergies Evolve To Save Your Life?
- Science Sushi: Muscles Love Oxytocin: So-Called “Hug Hormone” Important In Muscle Regeneration
- Sexual Selection and Life History Evolution: Aesthetics, mathematics, physics and biology
- Skulls in the Stars: How *do* cats land on their feet when falling, anyway?
- Slate: Promiscuity Is Pragmatic
- Space: Hazard, Risk, and the Steelhead (Oso) Landslide in Washington
- Space: Real Atmospheric Science in Stargate: Atlantis
- Starts With A Bang: 22 Messages of Hope (and Science) for Creationists
- Starts With A Bang: How is the Universe bigger than its age?
- Stuff About Space: The Strangest Star: A Neutron Star Inside a Red Giant
- Synthetic Daisies: Playing the Long Game of Human Biological Variation
- Synthetic Daisies: The game of evolution
- The Bleeding Edge: Butterflies
- The Book of Science: Photosynthesis
- The Conversation: Despite metamorphosis, moths hold on to memories from their days as a caterpillar
- The Conversation: The ancient Greek riddle that helps us understand modern disease threats
- The Conversation: Why cold-blooded animals don’t need to wrap up to keep warm
- The Last Word On Nothing: What Luis Alvarez Did
- The Loom: The Wisdom of (Little) Crowds
- The Mermaid's Tale: Are bees intelligent?
- The Mermaid's Tale: The visible colors and the falseness of human races as natural categories
- The Mermaid's Tale: Whooza good gurrrrrl? Whoozmai bayyyy-bee boy?
- The Neurocritic: Existential Neuroscience: a field in search of meaning
- The Neurocritic: When Waking Up Becomes the Nightmare: Hypnopompic Hallucinatory Pain
- The New Yorker: The Power of the Hoodie-Wearing C.E.O.
- The Philosopher's Beard: Love's Labours Lost: How Robots Will Transform Human Intimacy
- The Trenches of Discovery: The human machine: obsolete components
- Things We Don't Know: Squid Lady Parts
- Too Long For Twitter: New neuroscience on why we dream
- Tree Town Chemistry: How One Scientist Broke in to Professional Craft Brewing
- Unthink: Five Things Scientists Know About Romance
- Weekend Adventure: The Wild Inside
- Wired: Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time?
- Wired: What is brain death?
- You've Got Some Science On You: Infection: It's all a matter of perspective
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Voting ends on September 1st at 11:59 pm NYC time.
Results of the voting round (the top twenty most-voted-for posts) will be posted on the main page on September 3rd. The finalists will be announced on September 5th and winners of the contest will be announced on September 22nd, 2014.
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