Category Archives: art/science fusion

Jim and Kathy Ocean and The MetaQuizzical Cafe

At last month’s meeting in San Marcos, Wendy Silk’s friend Dave Nachmanoff mentioned Jim Ocean to me. I hadn’t heard of Jim, but it turns out that he has almost finished an album of songs about science, and that the … Continue reading

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Movie review: “Losing Control”

This review has moved to Greg Crowther’s personal blog.

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SAS&M at CSUSM

On Friday, SAS&M network members and other art-science interdisciplinarians descended upon CSU-San Marcos for a one-day meeting hosted by Wendy Silk of UC-Davis and Merryl Goldberg of CSUSM. The format consisted of 20-minute talks intermixed with related but free-flowing conversations. … Continue reading

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Going Gaga for science

Is the community of scientists who make parodies of Lady Gaga music videos large enough to devote an advice column to them? Carin Bondar (of the Scientific American blog PsiVid) thinks so. In her post on “Gaga-Sci”, she offers the … Continue reading

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Neuroscientist Joe LeDoux on moonlighting as a musician

Fans of science-based music may already be familiar with The Amygdaloids, the NYC band fronted by NYU neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux. LeDoux has just published two pieces about his musical endeavors and their connections to his research: The flip side: scientists … Continue reading

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More science/music links for your clicking pleasure

Thanks to Theresa Britschgi of Seattle Biomed and Linda Martin-Morris of UW for sharing some of these. • National Science Foundation Slowly Turning STEM to STEAM. “In their Innovation study The Conference Board asked, ‘Are Educators and Executives Aligned on … Continue reading

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Doctoral dance update

We previously mentioned the “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest, the first round of which has since concluded. Suzanne Winter of BioTechniques.com gives us an update in her article “Shake your groove thing,” which focuses on the winner in the chemistry category, … Continue reading

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A “step” beyond science songs

One of my favorite science blogs is The World’s Fair. As its name implies, it covers a diverse range of topics, but one recent post of possible interest to our readers was Dance Your Ph.D.: One Month till the Duedate! … Continue reading

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