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- Ashutosh Jogalekar - Lindau 2013: Chemistry and diversity


- Scott Barry Kaufman - Is Your Child Ungifted?


- Evelyn Lamb - Mathematicians Predict What’s in Your Wallet


- Darren Naish - Taxonomic vandalism and dealing with the Raymond Hoser problem


- Ryan Gobar - Offshore Energy Acquisition in the Western Pacific: The Decline of the World’s Most Abundant Fisheries


- John Horgan - Why Study Humanities? What I Tell Engineering Freshmen


- Caleb A. Scharf - A Galactic Flyby Can Be Deadly, But Beautiful


- Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik - Illusion of the Week: “U Can’t Parse This” Illusion Dance


- David Wogan - Current U.S. tax code has minimal effect on GHG emissions, National Research Council study finds


- Psi Wavefunction - Mystery Micrograph #03


- Rachel Scheer - Measuring Ultraviolet radiation, improving crop yield via electric currents and creating electricity from traffic: Meet the Science in Action Finalists, Part 2


- Dina Fine Maron - Supreme Court Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Pledge Tied to Global AIDS Funding


- Arielle Duhaime-Ross - Zero Evidence That Legos Harm Your Kids



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