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Nature News Blog: Buddhist ‘Iron Man’ found by Nazis is from space : Nature News Blog

Nature News Blog: Buddhist ‘Iron Man’ found by Nazis is from space : Nature News Blog | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
A Buddhist statue brought to Germany from Tibet by a Nazi-backed expedition has been confirmed as having an extraterrestrial origin.  Read more (Title as proof of poor science journalism...)...
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Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider - Telegraph.co.uk

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider - Telegraph.co.uk | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang
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30 Heat-Tolerant Beans Identified, Poised to Endure Warming World - Scientific American

30 Heat-Tolerant Beans Identified, Poised to Endure Warming World - Scientific American | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
New strains of beans that beat the heat could do more than protect food security; they could even expand into new territories
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Chameleon colours 'switched by crystals'

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New research shows that rather than using pigments, chameleons change colour by tweaking the arrangement of crystals in their skin cells.
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Scientists Grow Mouse Leg Muscle in a Dish - Nature World News

Scientists Grow Mouse Leg Muscle in a Dish - Nature World News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists has successfully grown leg muscle in a lab dish, leading the way to possible treatments for a large number of muscle disorders, according to a new study.
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Bald Eagles Prove Full of Flame Retardants - Scientific American

Bald Eagles Prove Full of Flame Retardants - Scientific American | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Michigan's bald eagles may be getting flame retardants from old couches and other discards
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Poll Reveals Rift Between Scientists, Regular Folks - National Geographic

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Americans don't see eye to eye with experts on the safety of many science-driven advances, from vaccinations to genetically modified foods.
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Genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes sequenced - Phys.Org

Genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes sequenced - Phys.Org | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Nora Besansky, O'Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University's Eck Institute for Global Health, has led an international team of scientists in sequencing the genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquito...
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The Making of a Corporate Athlete - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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Some executives thrive under pressure. Others wilt. Is the reason all in their heads? Hardly. Sustained high achievement demands physical and emotional strength as well as a sharp intellect.
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College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators - Salon

College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators - Salon | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Higher ed is sold as the key to an affluent life. It's really a big business designed to leave you buried in debt
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Scientists observe elusive particle that is its own antiparticle - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Scientists observe elusive particle that is its own antiparticle - ScienceBlog.com (blog) | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
October 2, 2014 Physics & Mathematics Princeton University scientists have …
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Art Markman: Ebola jokes — too soon? - Dallas Morning News

Art Markman: Ebola jokes — too soon? - Dallas Morning News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
There’s a reason we joke about terrifying realities; Humans have a unique ability to cope through humor.
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We Need the Humanities As Much As Science to Solve the World's Problems - Huffington Post

We Need the Humanities As Much As Science to Solve the World's Problems - Huffington Post | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists and artists -- there are no two cultures. There's one human culture with myriad manifestations. Let's get it together, approach the world as one and see that world in a grain of sand once more....
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Is Wetness Just an Illusion? - Nature World News

Is Wetness Just an Illusion? - Nature World News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
It turns out that what we perceive as being wet is more just a "perceptual illusion" in our brains telling us that something is wet based on our past experiences with things such as water and sweat, according to a new study.
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Kevin Carey talks about his new book, 'The End of College' - Inside Higher Ed

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Inside Higher Ed Kevin Carey talks about his new book, 'The End of College' Inside Higher Ed A. Minerva's theory of this is pretty straightforward. First, it can establish admissions criteria that are ....
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Photo First: Light Captured as Both Particle and Wave - Discovery News

Photo First: Light Captured as Both Particle and Wave - Discovery News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
A cutting-edge electron microscope takes a historic snapshot.
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Ancient Human Settlements Grew Same Way as Modern Cities Do, Scientists Say - Sci-News.com

Ancient Human Settlements Grew Same Way as Modern Cities Do, Scientists Say - Sci-News.com | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
A new study published in the journal Science Advances strengthens the view that human settlements of all times and places function in the same way.
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Robots are leaving the factory floor and heading for your desk – and your job - The Guardian

Robots are leaving the factory floor and heading for your desk – and your job - The Guardian | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Will robots cause unemployment or create new types of jobs and increased leisure time for humans? Expert opinion is divided…
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The World Hit "Peak Chicken" in 2006 - Smithsonian

The World Hit "Peak Chicken" in 2006
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Ralf Seppelt, a scientist with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany, and several colleagues looked at production rates for 27 renewable and nonrenewable resources.
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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? - National Geographic

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We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge--from climate change to vaccinations--faces furious opposition. Some even have doubts about the moon landing.
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The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the ... - New York Times (blog)

The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the ... - New York Times (blog) | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Memorizing the city’s 25,000 streets might be the most difficult test in the world. As technology imperils this tradition, is there an argument for learning as an end in itself?
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Research Into How Squid Camouflage Leads to An Ultra-Sharp Display for ... - Smithsonian

Smithsonian Research Into How Squid Camouflage Leads to An Ultra-Sharp Display for ... Smithsonian With squid skin as their model, the scientists developed a flexible, high-resolution, low-power display that could realistically mimic its environment.
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Creation theory: Scientists are unlocking the biological secrets of creativity - The Globe and Mail

Creation theory: Scientists are unlocking the biological secrets of creativity - The Globe and Mail | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Whether it’s playing Schubert or dancing the tango, artistic expression has a tangible effect on the brain.
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A Brief History of Scientists Hunting for Time Travelers - Gizmodo

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Time travel is possible—or at least a lot of serious physicists say so. It's probably not possible to pull it off in a souped-up Delorean, but there are wormholes, Tipler cylinders, and other Einstein-inspired theories for how it could work.
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Richard Leakey on evolution: 'Viruses don't just drop in from outer space' - The Republican - masslive.com

Richard Leakey on evolution: 'Viruses don't just drop in from outer space' - The Republican - masslive.com | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Paleoanthropologist and conservationist to speak Oct. 16 at Springfield College.
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Science communication: could you explain it to your granny? - The Guardian (blog)

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Russell Grossman: The art of science communication is to pitch something as complicated as quantum mechanics in a way that is not only engaging but also faithful to the evidence
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