A landmark meeting in 1987 promised that high-temperature superconductors would change the world. No one realized how long it would take
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My father was one of those who worked feverishly behind the scenes 50 years ago to get astronauts safely to the moon and back
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If the question posed in the title of the post seems to you to have an obvious answer, sit tight while I offer a situation in which it might be less obvious.We recently discussed philosopher Karl Popper's efforts to find the line of demarcation between science and pseudo-science...
Never happen.But maybe they should be.A look at the ubiquitous aggressive driver in Psychology & Marketing, shows that he (more than she) tends to view a vehicle as an extension of The Self...
Back in the dark, old ages of the earliest science blogging, many of the most prominent science bloggers focused their efforts on debunking pseudoscience and battling the politicized anti-science forces...
Video of the Week #13, October 19, 2011 From: Quantum Levitation-where science videos don't get any cooler! by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid Source of the original: Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and Tel-Aviv University...
This video demonstrating the power of superconductivity has been making the rounds this week and is an example of how video is really the best way to capture and share with thousands of viewers the amazing power of science!You will notice that the video is a demonstration without the science explained live...
I have been taking part in a fundraising drive raising money for people with cerebral palsy called ‘The Cerebral Palsy Challenge’. I have been wearing a pedometer for the last few weeks with the aim of walking the equivalent number of steps it would take to climb Mt...
We looked briefly at why drug studies came into being; now let's look at how a drug is developed, from test tube to your tissues. Every government approved drug goes through the same sequence of testing anywhere in the world...
We looked briefly at why drug studies came into being; now let’s look at how a drug is developed, from test tube to your tissues.Every government approved drug goes through the same sequence of testing anywhere in the world...
Current and recent students at the NYU program for science, health and environmental reporting (SHERP) have published some great stuff recently. Here is a sampling for your enjoyment: Rachel Nuwer teamed up with Cornelia Dean and published an article in the New York Times (Nation section): Salmon-Killing Virus Seen for First Time in the Wild on the Pacific Coast: A lethal and highly contagious marine virus has been detected for the first time in wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest, researchers in British Columbia said on Monday, stirring concern that it could spread there, as it has in Chile, Scotland and elsewhere.....
The Entertainment Factor from NASW on Vimeo. This is a recording of a session from ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual conference on Science and the Web.
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