• Skepticism

    I got a shout-out from SNL! Sort of…

    Last week, the American Chemical Society‘s Reactions podcast released a video called ‘Zombie Apocalypse Survival Chemistry‘, which featured yours truly talking about two of my favorite topics – chemistry and zombies. Because everybody loves chemistry and zombies, or because The Walking Dead was wrapping up its season, this video got a bit of media attention last week. Even the folks…

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  • Science

    Rule #34: Keep the death cologne handy

    Rule #1 for surviving the zombie apocalypse is cardio, but chemistry offers a less strenuous option. For more Eau de Death details, see my post Chemistry for the zombie apocalypse ___________ featured image from Zombielandrules.com

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  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: November 10 – November 16 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 73: In Orbit Ever wonder how satellites stay in orbit? Mindy has the answer. Speak Your Mind: Atheist Church Are “atheist churches” a good idea? Breaking the Fourth Wall: Pokéballs What do we need to do to make pokéballs real? Mad Art Lab Trick or Treat…or BRAINS! This is how Gigi and family did…

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  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: September 29 – October 5 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Bohemian Gravity Explained, or, What is String Theory? Avery explains the science behind Bohemian Gravity. The Physics Philes, lesson 67: I-Beam, You-Beam, We-All-Beam for…Physics! Mindy starts her study of elasticity and equilibrium in squishy objects. Speak Your Mind: Shut. It. Down. Have you been effected by the government shutdown? Mad Art Lab How to Go to…

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  • Featured

    Zombies, parasites, ants, and brains

    I’ve posted a few things before from the Breaking Bio group that I participate in, which is basically an online coffee house brew pub where a bunch of my biology friends get together and talk about cool research.  I thought you might enjoy this interview with a researcher that works on ZOMBIE FUNGUS. We interviewed David Hughes (@zombieantguy): entomologist, parasitologist, and…

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