Wednesday, September 03, 2014
3QD Science Prize Semifinalists 2014
The voting round of our science prize (details here) is over. Thanks to the nominators and the voters for participating.
So here they are, the top 20, in descending order from the most voted-for:
- Eruptions: So, You Think Yellowstone Is About to Erupt
- Neurobabble: Parasitic wasps vs. zombie cockroaches
- 3 Quarks Daily: The Dictionary is not Literature
- Neurobabble: Technology and the adolescent brain
- The Philosopher's Beard: Love's Labours Lost: How Robots Will Transform Human Intimacy
- Things We Don't Know: Squid Lady Parts
- BBC: The quest to save the Hollywood bison
- Curious Meerkat: Eating Insects
- An Evolutionist's Perspective: The Woes of Capitalism: Kinship, Sociality and Economy
- Genotopia: On city life, the history of science, and the genetics of race
- Slate: Promiscuity Is Pragmatic
- Napoli Unplugged: Vesuvius at Night
- Science Explained: Knock, Knock Who’s there?
- Comparatively Psyched: The Robin's Song
- Inkfish: Scientists Ask Why There Are So Many Freaking Huge Ants
- Tree Town Chemistry: How One Scientist Broke in to Professional Craft Brewing
- Ecology & Evolution: And to the victor the spoiled
- Aeon: Cows Might Fly
- Ecology & Evolution: What’s it like to study Zoology?
- Psychology Today: Love, Love Medulla: The Neuroscience of Beatlemania
The editors of 3 Quarks Daily will now pick the top six entries from these, and after possibly adding up to three "wildcard" entries, will send that list of finalists to Frans de Waal for final judging. We will post the shortlist of finalists here on this Friday.
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