New rules on what studies the agency can cite in making regulations would endanger the public’s health and safety
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The Ghost of Astrobiology Past The range of topics relevant to astrobiology is pretty staggering - from microbial populations, chemistry, geo-chemistry, geobiology, climate, non-linear systems, solar system exploration, robotics, planetary science, exoplanets, astrophysics, and even cosmology...
My Water's On Fire Tonight is a video that went viral back in May. It is a production of Studio 20 students in the NYU school of journalism (Music by David Holmes and Andrew Bean, Vocals by David Holmes and Niel Bekker, Animation by Adam Sakellarides and Lisa Rucker) in collaboration with ProPublica, as part of their Explainer project...
Launch a Balloon Rocket: When you blow up a balloon, you force extra air into it, creating higher air pressure inside the balloon than outside of it.
Continuing with the tradition from last three years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2011 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January 2011...
Did you know that there are scientists out there who study ROADKILL?Yeah me neither. Until today!! Check out Sci at Neurotic Physiology for Friday Weird Science: Keeping an Eye on your dead skunk since 2011!...
Every month or so it seems like another eminent physicist publishes a new book claiming to go beyond or "before" the Big Bang. Roger Penrose, Brian Green and Stephan Hawking have all gotten into the game putting their stamp on the “Death of the Big Bang”.Cosmology, it would seem, is at a precipice and we appear to be living at the twilight of Big Bang as a theory of the Universe’s origin...
Culture defines who we are but few can explain where it comes from or why we adopt one tradition over another. In the classic musical The Fiddler on the Roof the family patriarch, Tevye, muses on this basic fact of human existence: Here in Anatevka we have traditions for everything.....
Science-Art from NASW on Vimeo. This is a recording of a session from ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual conference on Science and the Web. Join us for the sixth - bigger and better edition - next January at ScienceOnline2012...
- John R. Platt - Ohio Animals Tragedy Calls Attention to Loopholes in Captive Wildlife Laws - Caleb A. Scharf - Tick Tock: the connection between celestial mechanics and genetics - Bora Zivkovic - #scio11 – Data Discoverability: Institutional Support Strategies - David Ropeik - Italian seismologists on trial … for failing to communicate well? - Glendon Mellow - Unchanging Art Supplies - David Bressan - On the Track of Ichnology - Alex Wild - Thrifty Thursday: Army Ants Filmed on a Budget - Katrina Edwards - North Pond: Picture Day - Krystal D'Costa - Editor’s Selections: Venereal Diseases Galore, Facebook Brains, and Subtitles and #NYCSciTweetUp Next Thursday, 10/27 and AiP’s DonorsChoose Picks: George Orwell, Frederick Douglass, Jared Diamond, & Digital Recorders Needed - Janet D...
AiP's DonorsChoose Picks: George Orwell, Frederick Douglass, Jared Diamond, & Digital Recorders Needed
The Science Writers for Students DonorsChoose Drive is almost over! The drive ends on Saturday and I'm hoping that we can fund at least one of the social science requests for a classroom in need.Thanks so much to Janet, Kate, and Emily, who have contributed to projects so far!...
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