Katie Leavelle

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The Myth of 'I'm Bad at Math'

Basic ability in the subject isn't the product of good genes, but hard work.<p>“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, …

Loops of plasma on the Sun, four times wider than Earth

Loops of plasma on the Sun, four times wider than Earth.

Track: The Look | Album: The Engish Riviera | Artist: Metronomy

<b>Track:</b> The Look | <b>Album:</b> The Engish Riviera | <b>Artist:</b> Metronomy<p>Kotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we're listening to—and gaming to—at the …

Halloween Costume Inspiration From Comic-Con

View On One Page<p>ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>Start Slideshow<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>Yes, cosplay is serious business, but there's no better place to get some Halloween …

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Awesome GIFs of Scientific Experiments

<b>Hydrogen Peroxide Mixed With Potassium Iodide</b><p>Scientific experimentation has yielded many anomalies, baffling the senses, and Imgur user Gloryholio has amassed some of these visually awe-inspiring experiments into a series of gifs. Luckily, Redditor preggit has shared the scientific set, allowing …

Fractal Mineral Space by Pascal Petit (j) via www.flickr.com/photos/29086831@N04/3203883142/

Med students develop knife that can detect cancerous tissues within seconds

Here's one for the medical journals: researchers at London's Imperial College have created a high-tech scalpel that can differentiate between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue <i>as it cuts</i>. The team calls it the iKnife (intelligent knife), and by analyzing vapors created during electrosurgical …

Acoustic Levitation

At the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, scientists have been experimenting with sound waves and pharmaceutical solutions, levitating soluble drops between two speakers facing each other. While their research has produced some visually fascinating results, it has also led to the discovery of a far more effective method for creating amorphous drugs, which happen to be the more desirable of two forms that pharmaceutical drugs can take.Watch Video Here.<p>WOW.

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Maths Geek Cufflinks, Equation Cuff Links

Description<p>A pair of unique Maths cufflinks, created using real fragments of mathematics book pages. The clear dome over the map is glass, giving them a pleasing weight in the hand. An ideal gift for a maths or science geek!<p>Dimension: 18mm diameter.<p>I use real books to create these unique gifts. I …

You Wish Your Neurons Were This Pretty | WIRED

When Greg Dunn finished his Ph.D. in neuroscience at Penn in 2011, he bought himself a sensory deprivation tank as a graduation present. The gift …

Photos Showcase The Hidden Beauty Of Dread Diseases

Under the microscope, fatal diseases can look as beautiful and startling as Jackson Pollack paintings. <i>Hidden Beauty: Exploring the Aesthetics of Medical Science</i>, from Johns Hopkins professors Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue and Norman Barker, is a collection of nearly 100 photographs by more than 60 …

Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alexey Kashpersky (High-Res)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alexey Kashpersky (High-Res).

MRI SCAN OF A PATIENT FROM HEAD TO FEET

MRI SCAN OF A PATIENT FROM HEAD TO FEET

Science Images that Border on Art

A false-colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of caffeine crystals. “It is a bright, intricate image of something that most of us experience …

Behold the Gastric Rainbow. Sounds gross, but it’s actually beautiful. This cross-section of a mouse stomach is labeled with a spectrum of fluorescent molecules. From the green and magenta digestive enzyme-producing cells to the red mucus-secreting cells, this is one of the most dynamic areas in the mammalian body: Each cell is replaced by another every 3-5 days. (via The Scientist Magazine)

Behold the <b>Gastric Rainbow</b>. Sounds gross, but it’s actually beautiful. This cross-section of a mouse stomach is labeled with a spectrum of fluorescent …

Planetary Structural Layer Cakes Designed by Cakecrumbs | Colossal

<p>Self-taught chef Rhiannon over at Cakecrumbs has been working on a fun series of planetary cakes that are designed to be scientifically accurate …

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

12 Movies and TV Shows That Commit Crimes Against Neuroscience

Science is abused in a lot of Hollywood movies and TV, but perhaps none worse than neuroscience. Movies get it all wrong, from mental illness and …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

Astronaut Bed Sheets by Snurk

<b>Astronaut Bed Sheets</b> by <i>Snurk</i><p>I stumble upon so many things that I wish I had as a child growing up and this is definitely another addition to that never ending list. These irrefutably cool space suit sheets let you dream far beyond the stars as your float through infinity, while never leaving the comfort of your own bed. Now that’s something I think we all need in life.

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Who’s afraid of the amygdala? Research blows away "fear center" myth

New revelations about your brain’s so-called “fear center” explain why it’s misleading to say “this part of the brain does x”. Maggie Koerth-Baker …