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The language of innovation often stresses disruption--eliminating inefficient industries and replacing them with more streamlined, technologically advanced versions.
Extending current energy and efficiency laws past their sunset dates could reduce U.S. carbon emissions by an additional 5 billion metric tons by 2040.
"When Bill Gates walks into a bar... the average salary goes up." - Popular geeky stats joke. I once heard a science editor at a rather well-known publication say, in public no less, that she has no idea what p -value* means...
You and I can access billions of Web pages, post blogs, write code for our own killer apps—in short, do anything we want on the Web—all for free! And we've enjoyed free reign because 20 years ago, today, Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and his employer, the CERN physics lab in Geneva, published a statement that made the nascent “World Wide Web” technology available to every person, company and institution with no royalty or restriction.Berners-Lee proposed the Web in 1989 and had a working version in Dec 1990...
This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx...
Time for a quick look at another temnospondyl group. Today, we focus on the tupilakosaurids, a group of short-limbed, blunt-skulled, long-bodied Permo-Triassic temnos.
Today Cern is celebrating 20 years of the free, open web.We all know the World Wide Web was created in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee, during his time at Cern.
The sticky Southern summer heat makes me slightly insane. It’s an agitation that grows deep within me as the season ripens, and the humidity and temperature rise in equal fashion.
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_van_Eyck_059.jpg In case you didn’t know, academic publishing is undergoing a major upheaval. Again. It used to be that original discoveries could only be disseminated on paper, published in books and journals, which were mostly found in university libraries because their cost was so high...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - whale culture, Caffeine MLD50, genetically modified human, smartglasses, Boston fear, and more.
See the latest Image of the Week.- Kyle Hill - How Many People Could You Kill With All the Caffeine Consumed on Friends? - Kevin Bonham - Boston Lockdown – Fear, Uncertainty and Bias - Cheryl Knepper - Addiction Interaction, Relapse and Recovery - Christina Agapakis - “What if I told you I was a genetically modified human?” - Julie Hecht - Are Dogs Funnier than Cats? - Felicity Muth - Animal culture: insights from whales - Janet D...
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