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Speaking of Science

By | March 1, 2012

March 2012's selection of notable quotes

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One Year On

By | March 1, 2012

Some thoughts about the ecological fallout from Fukushima

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The Specter of Denialism

By | March 1, 2012

Conspiracy theories surrounding the global HIV/AIDS epidemic have cost thousands of lives. But science is fighting back.

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Climate Conflict of Interest?

By | February 24, 2012

Greenpeace flags researchers' payments from a climate change skeptic organization.

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Opinion: Good, But Not Good Enough

By | February 22, 2012

Funding only outstanding researchers is increasing the gap between good and great labs and forcing some out of science in search of a bigger paycheck.

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Behavior Brief

By | February 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Building Flowers

By | February 16, 2012

An architecture graduate constructs intricate botanical illustrations using the computer graphics programs intended to design buildings.

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Boozing for Better Health

By | February 16, 2012

Fruit flies consume alcohol to kill off parasites.

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Darwin Day Celebrations

By | February 13, 2012

As institutions around the world start celebrations of Darwin Day, New York reveals a digitized catalog of Darwin’s scientific manuscripts.

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Fukushima Birds Affected

By | February 9, 2012

Radiation in Fukushima Prefecture is reducing bird populations less than 1 year since the nuclear disaster.

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