This Week’s Scishimi: Spoiler Alert

By Christie Wilcox | August 17, 2011 9:20 pm

What’s your favorite scientific name? I still put my vote on Crepidula fornicata.

Science graffiti. Nuff said.

Turns out spoilers don’t actually spoil the fun – go figure.

Aug 11th was Passions of Food Day at SciAm Blogs. Check out all the posts!

Climate change is killing off oysters.

Who says petitions don’t work? Food Network stops using shark meat in response to 30,000 signatures.

Yodel-e-hi-hoo…. The science of yodelling.

Did you hear? Gossip affects your vision.

5 things you really don’t want hacked. Hint: your iPhone isn’t one of them.

Scientists want more kids, but don’t have them.

Antioxidants. What are they good for? Absolutely nothing.

Planet of the Apes portrays bad scientists.

Apparently, no one likes bookstores anymore.

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About Christie Wilcox

Dr. Christie Wilcox is a science writer and postdoctoral scholar at the University of Hawaii. She freelances for major media outlets including The New York Times and Popular Science. Her debut book, Venomous, releases August 2016 (Scientific American/FSG Books). To learn more about her life and work, check out her webpage or follow her on Twitter, Google+, or Facebook.

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