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Who's the fastest of them all? (Credit: NASA) Of all the spacecraft humans have launched, there have been some impressively fast movers. But which holds the record?It's not an entirely idle question...
These days, I get a lot of grief about grief. I am part of the work group that changed some of the ways that grief and clinical depression are described and differentiated in the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, typically referred to as DSM-5 ...
The future of energy will be on display at the fourth annual summit of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy, or ARPA–e. But which future?E
This is a guest blog post written by Akshat Rathi, a science writer based in the UK who regularly writes for The Economist and Chemistry World and blogs at Allotrope.
Back in 2005, the discovery of a weird reddish, long-tailed mammal, photographed by a camera-trap at Kayan Mentarang in central Borneo, was announced by the Swiss World Wildlife Fund.
By Kevin Jianjun Tu and David LivingstonThe so-called shale revolution is re-drawing the energy landscape in the United States and beyond.
I don't know about you guys, but in times of stress, I eat my feelings. And I mean, why wouldn't I? My feelings are delicious! The taste like popcorn and peanut butter M&Ms and fudge and pepperoni pizza.But then, when the stressful times are over, well, I've got to go back to eating salads and kale and cabbage and maybe not eating a whole bag of chocolate EVERY night of the week...
" Geologising in a Volcanic country is most delightful,… "Geologist Charles Darwin in a letter to his fatherDarwin is today remembered for his gradualistic view of earth's history, an essential prerequisite for his view of life, as he concludes in 1859 " from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved ." The famous voyage of the Beagle would prove decisive for Darwin to discover deep time and adopt this view.The first stop of the H.M.S...
Aka, How to Twist Science to Reinforce Gender StereotypesGenes are subject to multiple layers of regulation. An early regulatory point is transcription.
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...
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