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Scientific American

was nominated for a Shorty Award!


Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 165 years. More than 140 Nobel laureates have written for Scientific American, most of whom wrote about their prize-winning works years before being recognized by the Nobel Committee.

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The Shorty Interview with Scientific American

How will the world change in the next year?

Let's think bigger picture. How about 12 events that will change EVERYTHING: http://bit.ly/12_events

Why'd you start tweeting?

Science is meant to be shared. We like to tweet for instance about the genome sequences of Ozzy, strawberries and platypuses.

What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?

Tweet about science, health, innovations and shark-eating orcas.

Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?

aquaculture, cubesat, dichristina, NuSTAR, jefferson, troodontid, ngram, optogenetics, nanobrewers and of course, nail polish economy

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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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