Brittany Kincaid

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The Elements of the Periodic Table, Personified as Illustrated Heroes

As a lover of children’s books, especially illustrated science–inspired and nonfiction children’s books, I was instantly smitten with <b>Wonderful Life with the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified</b> (<i>public library</i>) by Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji, whose ingenious subway etiquette posters you …

Nobel Prize Winners Are Put to the Task of Drawing Their Discoveries

Robert Laughlin, 1998 Nobel Prize winner in physics. Laughlin and his colleagues were awardedfor their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with …

5 Must-Have Decorating Apps

Fall always gets me in the mood to do a little home improvement. Lately, I’ve been painting everything black (interior doors, lampshades, you name it …

The Social Behavior Of Bacteria, Trippily Explored In Art

The advanced collective and social intelligence of bacteria colonies makes for some very psychedelic design.<p>The invisible colony of bacteria that spreads its invisible biomass across a petri dish is as gestalt as any alien hive-mind. Like such a mind, it grows with design, and it is from this …

NASA Scientist Recreates Aurora Borealis in a Glass Dome

We may not be able to catch lightning in a bottle, but NASA Langley research scientist Guillame Gronoff is working on encapsulating the various light shows that go on in our atmosphere and other planets. Having built a large glass dome known as <i>Planeterrella</i> with his summer intern Sam Walker (from …

Jurassic farce: scientists confirm that dinosaur DNA can't be pulled from amber fossils

In a crushing blow to <i>Jurassic Park</i> enthusiasts worldwide, the odds of successfully extracting genetic information from fossils preserved in amber appears to be downright nil. That's the verdict from a team of UK scientists who used highly sensitive sequencing techniques in an effort to detect …

Typical Cappuccino Instagram Shot Turns Into Awesome Wasp Photobomb

Never let anyone tell you to stop taking photos of your food… not because you should be proud of the habit, but because it might someday lead to an …