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Watch "Methadonia," Doc Film on Heroin and Poverty

Watch "Methadonia," Doc Film on Heroin and Poverty

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty and prostitution in Hunts Point, Bronx.

January 29, 2013 — Cassie Rodenberg
Try Your Hand at Hands-on Math

Try Your Hand at Hands-on Math

On Sunday, I wrote about my public statistics session at ScienceOnline. Today, I'll tell you a little about my other session, Hands-on Math, co-moderated by Matthew Francis.

January 29, 2013 — Evelyn Lamb
Kermadec Trench: Boring eels

Kermadec Trench: Boring eels

Another early start today. I released the fish trap first and the ascent and location was good. We scrambled the thing on deck to find it had actually worked.

January 29, 2013 — Alan Jamieson
Davos: X Marks the Unknown

Davos: X Marks the Unknown

Panel on emerging risks, "X-Factors: Preparing for the Unknown." Left to right, Phillip Campbell, editor of Nature; Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Ireland; Tan Chorh-Chuan, president, National University of Singapore; Tim Palmer, co-director, Programme on Modelling and Predicting Climate, Oxford University; and Edward Boyden, associate professor, Media Lab and McGovern Institute, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

January 28, 2013 — Mariette DiChristina
Davos: The Future of Space

Davos: The Future of Space

Panel for "The Future of Space" at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. Left to right, Mariette DiChristina, Julien Anfruns, Brian Weeden, Ray Johnson and Eric Anderson.

January 28, 2013 — Mariette DiChristina
Davos: Decisions and Data

Davos: Decisions and Data

The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is certainly better known for the business and policy leaders it gathers. But I enjoyed some sessions by luminaries from the worlds of science and technology today as well.

January 28, 2013 — Mariette DiChristina

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