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LEGO Adds More Women in Science to Its Lineup

News from the Scientific American - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 14:00
The toy company has taken significant steps to address consumer interest in the addition of more female characters in STEM fields

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Ramón y Cajal and the Case for Drawing in Science

News from the Scientific American - Tue, 23/06/2015 - 16:00


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Philosophy, history and sociology of science: Interdisciplinary relations and complex social identities

Science Direct - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:28
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 48, Pages 30-37 | Riesch, H.

Intellectual property, plant breeding and the making of Mendelian genetics

Science Direct - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:28
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A | Charnley, Berris; Radick, Gregory

The pulse of modernism: experimental physiology and aesthetic avant-gardes circa 1900

Science Direct - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:28
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 39, Issue 3, Pages 393-417 | Brain, Robert Michael

Kuhn on incommensurability and theory choice

Science Direct - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:28
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 44, Issue 4, Pages 571-579 | Davies, A.

Irrationality Continues to Plague the Justice System [Excerpt]

News from the Scientific American - Fri, 19/06/2015 - 17:00
Modern science can challenge the long-held belief that the judicial system is fair and impartial

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Einstein-Bohr Friendship Recounted By Bohr's Grandson

News from the Scientific American - Fri, 19/06/2015 - 15:05
On June 3rd, 2015, Vilhelm Bohr talked about his famous grandfather's life, including the relationship with Einstein, at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.   

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Ideology Subsumes Empiricism in Pope's Climate Encyclical

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 18/06/2015 - 22:05
Religious dogma compromises Pope Francis's call for action on climate change by rejecting key solutions

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Furor Over Tim Hunt Must Lead to Systemic Change

News from the Scientific American - Tue, 16/06/2015 - 00:50
Condeming one man's sexist comments is not enough; we also need to affect broader change for women in science

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Why Tim Hunt's Sexist Comments Were No "Joke"

News from the Scientific American - Tue, 16/06/2015 - 00:45
The British Nobel Prize-winner has complained that he's been treated unfairly, but it is the women he insulted that deserve sympathy and support

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Weak Climate Plans Set to Overshoot World Temperature Goal

News from the Scientific American - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 16:00
Countries' current pledges for greenhouse gas cuts will fail to achieve a peak in energy-related emissions by 2030 and likely result in a temperature rise of 2.6 degrees Celsius by the end of the...

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A Climate Change Data Visualization Gains National Landmark Status

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 16:00
A graph that plots rising CO2 over the decades has always been a lesser known icon in demonstrating the reality of global warming.

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How is Creativity Differentially Related to Schizophrenia and Autism?

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 00:17
Autism and schizophrenia are related to different forms of creativity.  

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Has Maternal Mortality Really Doubled in the U.S.?

News from the Scientific American - Mon, 08/06/2015 - 14:30
Statistics have suggested a sharp increase in the number of American women dying as a complication of pregnancy since the late 1980s, but a closer look at the data hints that all is not as it seems

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Watch Live Today: The Man Who Explained the Atom [Video]

News from the Scientific American - Wed, 03/06/2015 - 17:00
The grandson of the great physicist Niels Bohr describes the scientist’s life and work

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Pure science and the problem of progress

Science Direct - Wed, 03/06/2015 - 03:11
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 46, Pages 55-63 | Douglas, H.

Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions between sociology and epistemology

Science Direct - Wed, 03/06/2015 - 03:11
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 46, Pages 78-84 | Kvasz, L.

Actants and enframing: Heidegger and Latour on technology

Science Direct - Wed, 03/06/2015 - 03:11
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 34, Issue 4, Pages 693-704 | Khong, Lynnette

Why Carbon Is the Best Marker for the New Human Epoch

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 20:15
Black balls that litter the planet may prove the best marker for a new geologic epoch recognizing humanity's outsized impacts

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