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Hong Kong Starts Destroying Ivory Cache

Hong Kong Starts Destroying Ivory Cache | TOK | Scoop.it
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong started incinerating its nearly 30-ton stockpile of confiscated ivory on Thursday to show it's serious about cracking down on an illegal wildlife trade that is devastating Africa's elephant population.
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Election Forecasts - FiveThirtyEight Blog - NYTimes.com

Election Forecasts - FiveThirtyEight Blog - NYTimes.com | TOK | Scoop.it
FiveThirtyEight is devoted to rigorous analysis of politics, polling, public affairs, sports, science and culture, largely through statistical means.
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Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: Why is there a Nobel Prize in Economics?

Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: Why is there a Nobel Prize in Economics? | TOK | Scoop.it
ORIGINALLY POSTED ON OCTOBER 1, 2003. (And for more on why the "Nobel Prize" in Economics is not really a Nobel Prize, see here. And for a different view on economics as "science," see here.) ================= Next week, the Swedish...
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Anthropology Association Rejecting Science? – Innovations - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Anthropology Association Rejecting Science? – Innovations - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | TOK | Scoop.it
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Scientists take to Twitter to reveal their less than scientific methods

Scientists take to Twitter to reveal their less than scientific methods | TOK | Scoop.it
Mark Lorch: Scientists across the world are tweeting about how experiments really get done. Some are brutally honest, most are very funny
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Disney XD to Run Doraemon Anime in U.S. This Summer

Disney XD to Run Doraemon Anime in U.S. This Summer | TOK | Scoop.it
1st U.S. showing of iconic robot cat to have 26 episodes, 5 times a week, with adapted names
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'Vampire therapy' could reverse ageing, scientists find - Telegraph

'Vampire therapy' could reverse ageing, scientists find - Telegraph | TOK | Scoop.it
A transfusion of youthful blood may halt or even reverse the ageing process as two studies find that the chemical make-up of younger blood has surprising health benefits
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18 Mutant Superpowers You Won't Believe Real Humans Have

18 Mutant Superpowers You Won't Believe Real Humans Have | TOK | Scoop.it
It turns out that the X-Men exist ... kind of. But in place of optic blasts and telekinesis, there's bulging eyeballs and strong genitals.
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Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena

Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena | TOK | Scoop.it
Optical illusions or visual illusions are fascinating visual phenomena.
This huge collection emphasizes interactive exploration and scientific explanation, to the degree possible.
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Don’t even think about it

Don’t even think about it | TOK | Scoop.it
THE meanest streets of Kent are to be found in little pink boxes. Or at least they are if you look at them through the crime-prediction software produced by an...
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The student who caught out the profs of austerity

The student who caught out the profs of austerity | TOK | Scoop.it
The mistakes revealed this week in a celebrated paper by two eminent economists, were spotted by a student - Thomas Herndon of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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Where physics meets biology

Where physics meets biology | TOK | Scoop.it
Athene Donald: Although science is often taught as if the disciplines were clearly separated, exciting things can happen when the boundaries blur
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Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science

Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science | TOK | Scoop.it
As government financing of basic research has fallen off precipitously, philanthropists have stepped in, setting priorities and drawing both gratitude and trepidation from scientists.
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Lab-grown meat demands a new food ethics – Julian Baggini – Aeon

Lab-grown meat demands a new food ethics – Julian Baggini – Aeon | TOK | Scoop.it
It's made in a lab, no factory farms and no killing, but it's still meat. Looks like we'll need a whole new food ethics
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Scientists create the first life form with 'alien' DNA

Scientists create the first life form with 'alien' DNA | TOK | Scoop.it
Researchers in California have for the first time created an organism whose genetic code comprises six letters, instead of four. This means that the bacterium, described in a study published in N...
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