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Resources for Teaching Science

Whether you’re a science teacher, a parent, or someone who enjoy teaching kids about science in an informal setting, the University of California Berkeley Understanding Science site has you covered. There, you’ll find resources for teaching science regardless of grade … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Glow

If you like comics by diverse creators with a cool real-world basis to a fantasy world, you might want to check out the Kickstarter for Glow. “Glow takes place in a world where magic catalyzed both industrial revolution and nuclear holocaust. … Continue reading

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A Thank You to Our Artists, Part 1

Since the very beginning, Mad Scientist Journal has been dependent on the work of our very talented artists. Neither of the co-editors have much talent for visual art, though Dawn tries from time to time. If we hadn’t found and … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Cats Do Love Us!

While many people believe that cats are aloof and unloving, science now proves that myth wrong! Part of the different between cats and dogs, scientists found, is that they speak different languages in terms of affection. So while people understand … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids about Anthropology

Anthropology is not a subject many kids get a lot of direct exposure to, though they may learn about it indirectly through other subjects. However, if you’ve got a kid interested in anthropology, the American Museum of  Natural History has … Continue reading

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A Couple of Awesome Finds!

We’ve found a couple of awesome projects currently funding on Kickstarter that we thought our readers might be interested in! The first is Box of Bones, “a supernatural nightmare tour through some of the most violent and horrific episodes in the … Continue reading

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More Mad Anthropology

If you enjoyed Monday’s story, here are some more stories about mad anthropology! “The Origin of Stenches” by Isaac Teile (goblin anthropology) (available in MSJ Autumn 2017) “A Brief History of the Human Colonization of Mars” by H. E. Bergeron … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Creating Synthetic Cells

Biophysicists have been attempting to create synthetic cells for at least 20 years, but in late 2018, their attempts were finally getting close to producing results. Advances in microfluidic technologies have paved the way for the creation of synthetic cells, … Continue reading

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More Metaphysics

If you enjoyed Monday’s metaphysics story, here are some others you might like! “The Improbable Case of the Were-Hydra” by Deborah L. Davitt (philosophical concepts as living beings) “Do You Remember How to Fly?” by Paul Stansbury (are we unable … Continue reading

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Review of Power and Majesty

Power and Majesty by Tansy Rayner Roberts (2019) is the first book in the Creature Court series and serves as a wonderful introduction to this epic fantasy world. The city of Aufleur seems like a normal enough place, if a … Continue reading

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