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We've been discussing whether good science has more to do with the methodology you use or with what you believe, and considering the particular case of Ph.D.
An animal rights group has sued SeaWorld. Their claim is that SeaWorld should not be holding killer whales in captivity. So far, this is a fairly unsurprising story, and one that may have merit enough to debate.
As Halloween is right around the corner, here's a video from ByteSizeScience on how hard candy is made:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY8q0hN6KwA Making hard candy.
Ed Note: Our foray into the spooky and superstitious continues with this look at a popular West Indian belief. This post originally appeared on AiP on October 25, 2010—and it was selected as a ResearchBlogging Editor's Selection!
Ed Note: Part of my online life includes editorial duties at ResearchBlogging.org, where I serve as the Social Sciences Editor. Each Thursday, I pick notable posts on research in anthropology, philosophy, social science, and research to share on the ResearchBlogging.org News site.
The death toll from Sunday's magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the Van Province in eastern Turkey has now risen to over 500 people, and will undoubtedly continue to rise as rescuers continue to search the hundreds of buildings that collapsed during the shaking.
Imagine a car that runs quietly, burns no gas, produces no emissions, stores renewable energy, and sometimes even pays you back. Seem like a pipe dream?
Perhaps magic mushrooms really are magic. In fact, recent research suggests that shrooms could augment the openness of our personality, also effectively sticking a leg out to trip our brains before we lose our sense of openness that could occur as we age.
According to the American Museum of Natural History, a total of 42,473 spider species, belonging to 110 different families, have so far been described worldwide.
Kathleen Raven, from Grady school of journalism, in UGA Today: Blood pressure-lowering drug after stroke aids recovery, study finds: A commonly prescribed blood pressure-lowering medication appears to kick start recovery in the unaffected brain hemisphere after a stroke by boosting blood vessel growth, a new University of Georgia study has found.
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