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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2012

January 2012's selection of notable quotes


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Magnetic Swimmers Cultured

By | December 22, 2011

For the first time, researchers culture a bacteria that uses a magnetic sulfide compound to navigate.


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Court Rules Against Mikovits

By | December 21, 2011

The infamous chronic fatigue syndrome researcher Judy Mikovits loses the first round of a civil suit filed against her by her former employer.


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Monkeys Track Radiation

By | December 16, 2011

Scientists near the Fukushima plant are equipping wild monkeys with radiation collars to get better sense of their exposure in the wild.


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Brightness of Buttercups

By | December 13, 2011

Researchers explain the luminous quality of yellow buttercups.


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Top 7 in Ecology

By | December 6, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000


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Stapel Paper Retracted

By | December 2, 2011

The Dutch Psychologist who’s made headlines recently for a massive case of scientific fraud has a Science paper retracted.


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Chronic Fatigue Researcher Arrested

By | November 21, 2011

Judy Mikovits, notorious in the scientific community since she claimed to link a mouse retrovirus to chronic fatigue syndrome, has been arrested and is being held in jail.


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The Call of the Finding

By | November 18, 2011

Some are worried that psychologists have become addicted to sound-bite results.


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Birth Control Pills and Prostate Cancer

By | November 16, 2011

A new study suggests a possible link between the use of oral contraceptives and rising prostate cancer rates.


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