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Speculative Zoology, a Discussion

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 3:00pm
Of flightless future bats, alt–timeline dinosaurs—a homage to Dixoniana...

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Resisting the Depersonalization of the Work Space

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:00pm
No one likes a bare desk, least of all the people who have to sit there

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Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune System?

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:30am
Eating sugar may put your white blood cells into a temporary coma. But there’s a lot more to the story of how sugar affects our immune response

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Following a New Trail of Crumbs to Agriculture's Origins

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:00am
Archaeologists have found tiny pieces of ancient bread from hunter-gatherers that predate agriculture by about 4,000 years

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Sea Level Rise Could Inundate the Internet

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:00pm
Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Who Owns the Moon? A Space Lawyer Answers

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 1:00pm
Did the Stars and Stripes on the moon signify the establishment of an American colony?

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Sympathy for the Devil: Shark Week Should Remind Us Humans Are the Apex Predator

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:30pm
For every human they kill, we kill literally millions of them

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Moving On Up

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:00pm
How behavioral science could boost upward mobility in housing voucher programs

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5 Things to Watch as the Trump Administration Weakens Car Rules

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:30am
Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed

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How Can Scientists Help Make Cities More Sustainable?

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:00am
Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how they can help one another make cities healthier...

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Study Ties Autism to Maternal High Blood Pressure, Diabetes

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 9:00am
Children born to women who had diabetes or high blood pressure while pregnant are at an increased risk of autism, two new studies suggest

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Why Nature Prefers Couples, Even for Yeast

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 8:00am
Some species have the equivalent of many more than two sexes, but most do not. A new model suggests the reason depends on how often they mate

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Using Herbicides to Save Endangered Snails

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 7:00am
Sometimes, toxic chemicals are actually a good thing

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Nuclear Bomb Sensors Eavesdrop on Whales

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 6:45am
A network of hydrophones intended to monitor nuclear tests may prove useful for conservation

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Astronomy Tool Helps ID Sharks

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 8:41pm
Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.

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Physics Needs Philosophy / Philosophy Needs Physics

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:00pm
Philosophy has always played an essential role in the development of science, physics in particular, and is likely to continue to do so

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U.S. Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:00pm
The goal is a health care system where patients have accurate and updated records that are secure against tampering or snooping

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Science Denialism in the 21st Century

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:00pm
It’s rampant, but it’s hardly a new phenomenon

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How Big Batteries at Data Centers Could Replace Power Plants

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:30am
Battery systems intended as backups may help companies like Microsoft increasingly employ renewable energy

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