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Vaccines Are an Excellent Shot in the Arm

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:00
I've seen the needle and the damage avoided

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Rare Ili Pika Photographed for the First Time in 20 Years

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 15:48
If ever there was a face that read, "Goddamn it, they found me," this is it. That small, downturned mouth, ever-so-slightly ajar in a moment of panicked contemplation, it really just says it all.

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Cantor Set

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 14:30
Last month, I wrote about the -Base, a website that serves a similar function to the book Counterexamples in Topology. I'm teaching a topology class this semester, and it's been fun to revisit some...

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After a Martian Marathon, NASA's Opportunity Rover Faces Uncertain Future

News from the Scientific American - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 21:53
It's been a long time coming, but this week NASA's Mars Opportunity rover completed the first-ever Martian marathon. After landing on the Red Planet in January 2004 on a mission originally planned to...

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Fact or Fiction?: Dark Matter Killed the Dinosaurs

News from the Scientific American - Wed, 25/03/2015 - 17:00
A new out-of-this-world theory links mass extinctions with exotic astrophysics and galactic architecture

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The Science of TED 2015

News from the Scientific American - Mon, 23/03/2015 - 16:00
What I love about the annual TED gathering in Vancouver is the way science coexists along with art, social justice, popular song and the rest of TED's eclectic mix.

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11 Natural Wonders to See Before They Are Gone

News from the Scientific American - Fri, 20/03/2015 - 19:30
Global warming may transform these places beyond recognition

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March Book Reviews Roundup

News from the Scientific American - Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:00
Books and recommendations from Scientific American

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Book Review: Neuroscience

News from the Scientific American - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 19:00
Books and recommendations from Scientific American

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The Pi Day of the Century

News from the Scientific American - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 15:15
The first five digits of pi, 3.1415, is being celebrated on March 14, 2015, with a day for math fun, circular logic and, of course, pie eating

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The Pi Day of the Century

News from the Scientific American - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 15:15
The first five digits of pi, 3.1415, is being celebrated on March 14, 2015, with a day for math fun, circular logic and, of course, pie eating

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Irrational Exuberance: How Will You Celebrate the Pi Day of the Century?

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 23:10
Send us pix of your pies, pizzas and parties in honor of math (and circular baked goods)

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Neandertals Turned Eagle Talons into Jewelry 130,000 Years Ago

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 20:07
As longtime readers may have noticed, I have an abiding interest in Neandertals. To help me keep up with the latest scientific insights into these mysterious relatives of ours, I have a Google alert...

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Ever Wish You Could Put Ernst Haeckel On Your Lamp Shade? Now You Can

News from the Scientific American - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 16:03
If you’re like me, you’ve always wanted Ernst Haeckel in your house. Well, not literally Ernst Haeckel, the great 19th century biologist (although that would be cool, in alive form).

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Mass Deaths in Americas Start New CO2 Epoch

News from the Scientific American - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 21:45
A new proposal pegs the start of the Anthropocene to the Little Ice Age and the Columbian Exchange

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Zooniverse: Science Gossip

News from the Scientific American - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 18:10
Help researchers classify Victorian-era science drawings and map the origins of citizen science

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‘Extinct’ Myanmar Jerdon’s Babbler Spotted for the First Time in 70 Years

News from the Scientific American - Mon, 09/03/2015 - 15:47
Hey there, pretty bird. Welcome back. We've missed your jersey caramel colours and big, brown eyes since pretty much forever. What's new with us?

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Disciplines, models, and computers: The path to computational quantum chemistry

Science Direct - Sun, 08/03/2015 - 11:01
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 48, December 2014, Pages 89-96 | Lenhard, J.

Values in design sciences

Science Direct - Sun, 08/03/2015 - 11:01
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 46, June 2014, Pages 11-15 | Niiniluoto, I.

Is complexity a scientific concept?

Science Direct - Sun, 08/03/2015 - 11:01
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, Volume 47, September 2014, Pages 51-59 | Taborsky, P.

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