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A New Future for Nature - George Monbiot - YouTube

George Monbiot explores a new positive environmentalism, which shows how damaged ecosystems can be restored, and how this restoration can revitalise and enri...
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Fifty States of Fear

Fifty States of Fear | Complexology | Scoop.it
Is our government trying to minimize our worries about terrorism, or manipulating them to consolidate its power?
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National Press Club: Bjorn Lomborg

National Press Club: Bjorn Lomborg | Complexology | Scoop.it
Dr Bjorn Lomborg from the Copenhagen Business School addresses the National Press Club on finding the smartest solutions to improve the environment and the world.
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Thought Experiment: Build a Supercomputer Replica of the Human Brain | Wired Science | Wired.com

Thought Experiment: Build a Supercomputer Replica of the Human Brain | Wired Science | Wired.com | Complexology | Scoop.it
Neuroscientist Henry Markram says he can build a supercomputer replica of the human brain. Now he has $1.3 billion to prove it.
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The decline effect and the scientific method

The decline effect and the scientific method | Complexology | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925
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John Quiggin – Utopia and climate change

John Quiggin – Utopia and climate change | Complexology | Scoop.it
For the first time in history we could end poverty while protecting the global environment. But do we have the will?
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Spengler's Ominous Prophecy | The National Interest

Spengler's Ominous Prophecy | The National Interest | Complexology | Scoop.it
The National Interest is a bimonthly foreign-policy journal offering cutting edge analysis of politics, national security and economics.
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Eurozine - "Proust is important for everyone" - Gilles Lipovetsky, Mario Vargas Llosa

Eurozine - "Proust is important for everyone" - Gilles Lipovetsky, Mario Vargas Llosa | Complexology | Scoop.it
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Radiolab - Bliss

Radiolab - Bliss | Complexology | Scoop.it
Moments of total, world-shaking bliss are not easy to come by. Maybe that's what makes them feel so life-altering when they strike. And so worth chasing.
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What is and isn't a scientific debate

What is and isn't a scientific debate | Complexology | Scoop.it
Dr Dave Hone: The media need to understand the difference between a genuine scientific debate, and the fact that a very vocal minority can disagree with an overwhelming consensus of evidence...
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Networked Society

Networked Society | Complexology | Scoop.it
Interesting documentary series that explores the population, connectivity, predictions, and the way we learn. 1. Thinking Cities.
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Synthetische Biologie: Der Hoffnungsträger der Ölkonzerne ist die Bierhefe

Synthetische Biologie: Der Hoffnungsträger der Ölkonzerne ist die Bierhefe | Complexology | Scoop.it
Designer-Mikroben produzieren im Labor Wirkstoffe für Arzneien und sogar Kraftstoffe. Nun sollen die Organismen der Großindustrie dienen. Ist das vermessen oder visionär?
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Gefährliche Erderwärmung kaum noch zu stoppen

Gefährliche Erderwärmung kaum noch zu stoppen | Complexology | Scoop.it
Die Realität übertrifft selbst düstere Prognosen: Statt zu sinken, erreicht der Ausstoß von Treibhausgasen immer neue Rekorde. Der Temperaturanstieg sei kaum aufzuhalten, warnt die UN im Klimabericht.
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The Evolution of Cavities – Phenomena

The Evolution of Cavities – Phenomena | Complexology | Scoop.it
We've been tinkering with the DNA of other species for thousands of years. We just didn't know what we were doing. Starting about ten thousand years ago, humans began to steer the evolution of anim...
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Sluggish Economy Prompts Europe to Reconsider Its Intentions on Climate Change

Sluggish Economy Prompts Europe to Reconsider Its Intentions on Climate Change | Complexology | Scoop.it
European Union officials are having second thoughts about how aggressively to remake the Continent’s energy-producing sector.
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Erdmagnetfeld: So eine Erdumpolung geht schneller als gedacht

Erdmagnetfeld: So eine Erdumpolung geht schneller als gedacht | Complexology | Scoop.it
Schon einmal überlebten Menschen eine radikale Veränderung: Nord- und Südpol vertauschten sich. Wie sind wir heute vorbereitet, wenn das Erdmagnetfeld wieder strauchelt?
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The Accidental Universe | Harper's Magazine

The Accidental Universe | Harper's Magazine | Complexology | Scoop.it
In the fifth century B.C., the philosopher Democritus proposed that all matter was made of tiny and indivisible atoms, which came in various sizes and textures—some hard and some soft, some smooth and some thorny.
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John Quiggin – Prospects of a Keynesian utopia

John Quiggin – Prospects of a Keynesian utopia | Complexology | Scoop.it
The 15-hour working week predicted by Keynes may soon be within our grasp – but are we ready for freedom from toil?
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The Folly of Scientism

The Folly of Scientism | Complexology | Scoop.it
In recent years, many scientists, pop-science writers, and philosophers have espoused the view that science provides the only valid path to knowledge. Evolutionary biologist Austin L.
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On the pros of nuclear power

On the pros of nuclear power | Complexology | Scoop.it
We should fund nuclear energy research now – or tomorrow we may not be able to turn the lights on...
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Nassim Taleb: my rules for life

Nassim Taleb: my rules for life | Complexology | Scoop.it
The controversial thinker who predicted the 2008 financial crisis hates bankers, academics and journalists.
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Zoologie: Das Geheimnis bunter Barsche

Im Eiltempo haben sich in Kraterseen neue Fischarten entwickelt. Ein Lehrsatz der Biologie gerät ins Wanken.
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