Monday, January 20, 2014
Mayhem Week: Diseases, Poisonings, Thefts and More
First up, my "Extinction Countdown" articles for Scientific American, the first of which has been covered by no one else:
Typhoid Monkey: Can Social Networks Predict the Apes Most Likely to Transmit Disease?
From Saved to Stolen: Thief Absconds with Extinct-in-the-Wild Water Lily
Sunday Species Snapshot: Gulf Coast Jaguarundi
Next up, a bunch of news/science articles for Mother Nature Network:
Winner of $350,000 black rhino hunting auction goes public, now finds himself hunted
Did wine made from this poisonous flower kill Alexander the Great?
Darwin was right: Island life makes animals more relaxed
Molecular chlorine found at high levels in Arctic atmosphere
Ice-covered valley, bigger than the Grand Canyon, found hidden under Antarctica
And finally this week, here's my latest feature for IEEE-USA's Today's Engineer (which is, thankfully, mayhem-free):
IEEE-USA Board of Directors Has Big Plans for 2014
That's it for this time around. See you next Monday with another long list of article links. You can also follow me on Twitter for the latest links as they go live. As always, thanks for reading!