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#SciAmBlogs Friday - Stendra, Irrationality, Quantum Encryption, Sharks, Javan Rhinos, Crown-of-Thorns, Space Shuttle Enterprise, Shift Workers and more.

- Samuel McNerney - The Irrationality of Irrationality: The Paradox of Popular Psychology - Judy Stone - Molecules to Medicine: Public Health or Impaired Penises? - Alan Woodward - Privacy through Uncertainty: Quantum Encryption - Christie Wilcox - Mounting Evidence Suggests Sharks Are In Serious Trouble - Kate Clancy - Why We Shouldn’t Prescribe Hormonal Contraception to 12 Year Olds - DNLee - Attending the Experimental Biology meeting helped me clarify my STEM career path - John R...

STAFFApril 27, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
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#SciAmBlogs Thursday - flying monkeys, amoebas, raptors, Turing, Mars, Saturn, Pygmies, Klout, and more.

- Rob Dunn - Occam’s Razor, Flying Monkeys and Musings on Lager Beer - Ian Watson - How Alan Turing Invented the Computer Age - Psi Wavefunction - Pond water microforay: amoebae gone wild - Laura Walsh - USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: My Walden South of Los Angeles - Matthew Sturm - SnowSTAR-2012: Convergence - Scicurious - Experimental Biology Blogging: Every once in a while, a double cheeseburger might not be so bad for the heart. - Caleb A...

STAFFApril 27, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic
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Royal Society Calls for Redistribution of Wealth and More Birth Control to Save Planet

During the 352-year life span of the Royal Society, the human population has risen from less than one billion people to seven billion and counting. That boom has been supported by science and technology—Watt's coal-fired steam engine, Haber and Bosch synthesizing nitrogen fertilizer, Fleming's discovery of penicillin—and continues today as the world's population expands at the rate of 78 million people per year.Now the Royal Society wants the world to do something about population growth in a bid to stave off environmental and economic calamity, according to a new report dubbed "People and the Planet" released on April 26...

April 26, 2012 — David Biello

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