If we’re a dud cosmic experiment, is there hope?
Don’t let sports competitions be shaped by misguided “T Talk”
Corporate interests, including the fossil fuel, auto and tobacco industries, are searching for ways to undermine the science that says particulate pollution kills
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In 1908, amateur geologist and solicitor Charles Dawson claimed the discovery of a new and exciting fossil that, so it was thought, shed substantial light on the ancestry of humans. Dubbed Piltdown man, and technically named Eoanthropus dawsoni , it was (... spoiler ...) eventually shown to be a hoax – one of the most nefarious, infamous and successful scientific hoaxes of all time...
New Poll Reveals Science and Technology Will Be Important to Voters--across Parties--in the Upcoming Presidential Election
A new poll reveals that voters will be paying close attention to science and technology policy priorities of candidates leading up to the 2016 presidential election.
The world’s fastest land mammal is still racing for survival
In the meantime, we return to In the Path of Destruction ! In our previous installments, we saw Mount Saint Helens wake up and suffer some pretty extreme swelling, and we ended on the eve of eruption...
A Halloween costume based on antibiotic resitance went viral. What other scary science Halloween costumes can we dream up?
While I often share fairly realistic, illustrative art sometimes a more abstracted piece just smacks you in the forehead like an impatient bumblebee. The Rhombus Bombus by David Orr is exactly that type of piece. ...
Threatened insects and plants in the extinction capital of the world would benefit from ecosystem-based conservation
Onshore wind power is “fully competitive” with gas and coal in some markets with solar not far behind, according to a report released today by Bloomberg New Energy Finance
The epsilon-delta proof, the nemesis of many a calculus student, is an initiation rite into the mysteries of proof writing.
How do you future-proof a dinosaur tattoo design? This Thursday, October 8th Symbiartic's Glendon Mellow will be at Ryerson University's new launched Social Media Lab exploring how we communicate science through social media, specifically while using images...
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