Posts

March 02, 2015

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5:45 AM | Climate change and the politics of consensus
When scientific findings become politicised some will refuse to believe them.
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5:45 AM | Cracking the codes of human disease
A massive international research project is deepening our understanding of illness.
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5:45 AM | The physicist who inflated the Universe
Renowned astrophysicist Alan Guth once had trouble holding down a job.
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5:45 AM | From the vault: Space, the final frontier
A look back at some of our most popular articles.
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5:45 AM | Wasps turn ladybirds into zombies
Biological weaponry turns ladybirds into bodyguards for infant wasps.
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5:45 AM | How satellites can help prevent illness
Places most vulnerable to a disease outbreak can be detected from space.
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5:45 AM | Climate change and the politics of consensus
When scientific findings become politicised some will refuse to believe them.
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5:45 AM | Cracking the codes of human disease
A massive international research project is deepening our understanding of illness.
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5:45 AM | The physicist who inflated the Universe
Renowned astrophysicist Alan Guth once had trouble holding down a job.
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5:45 AM | From the vault: Space, the final frontier
A look back at some of our most popular articles.
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5:45 AM | Wasps turn ladybirds into zombies
Biological weaponry turns ladybirds into bodyguards for infant wasps.
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5:45 AM | How satellites can help prevent illness
Places most vulnerable to a disease outbreak can be detected from space.
+
5:45 AM | Climate change and the politics of consensus
When scientific findings become politicised some will refuse to believe them.
+
5:45 AM | Cracking the codes of human disease
A massive international research project is deepening our understanding of illness.
+
5:45 AM | The physicist who inflated the Universe
Renowned astrophysicist Alan Guth once had trouble holding down a job.
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5:45 AM | From the vault: Space, the final frontier
A look back at some of our most popular articles.
+
5:45 AM | Wasps turn ladybirds into zombies
Biological weaponry turns ladybirds into bodyguards for infant wasps.
+
5:45 AM | How satellites can help prevent illness
Places most vulnerable to a disease outbreak can be detected from space.
+
5:45 AM | Climate change and the politics of consensus
When scientific findings become politicised some will refuse to believe them.
+
5:45 AM | Cracking the codes of human disease
A massive international research project is deepening our understanding of illness.
+
5:45 AM | The physicist who inflated the Universe
Renowned astrophysicist Alan Guth once had trouble holding down a job.
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5:36 AM | The Famous Dress
Earlier this week, the dress in the photo above suddenly went viral online, causing lots of disagreements and therefore trampling all other news in its path. This dress was reported to be purchased for a wedding to be worn by the mother of the bride.  One day, after the mother snapped a picture of the dress and […]
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5:25 AM | Scientists to investigate a strange fungus that attacks centipedes
Little known parasitic fungi will be examined closely for the first time.
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5:25 AM | Scientists to investigate a strange fungus that attacks millipedes
Little known parasitic fungi will be examined closely for the first time.
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5:22 AM | How to Write a Dissertation without Going Nuts
A month and a half ago I started writing my dissertation. Data collection started about 10 months ago, and I was still deep in data analysis in January when I realized I was going to have to start writing as I was analyzing data in order to get this thing done in time. A draft will go to my chair on Friday! (Whoa.) What is a dissertation anyway? Google tells me it's "a long essay on a particular subject, especially one... Read more
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5:22 AM | How to Write a Dissertation without Going Nuts
A month and a half ago I started writing my dissertation. Data collection started about 10 months ago, and I was still deep in data analysis in January when I realized I was going to have to start writing as I was analyzing data in order to get this thing done in time. A draft will go to my chair on Friday! (Whoa.) What is a dissertation anyway? Google tells me it's "a long essay on a particular subject, especially one... Read more
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5:16 AM | Doctor of hollandaise
Not too much heat, whisk well, and make sure you use enough water. Then you’re on your way to a good butter sauce.
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4:59 AM | Remains of the weekend 28 February – 01 March 2015
Google wants to rank websites based on facts not links. Mr. Flare Explains: What Color The Dress Is. ‘Dr. Dino’ Hovind trial begins Monday. Blind Ester dog found alive after 2 weeks in cold 400 men cut their testicles off believing it would help them meet God State cancels Darwin Days events after Intelligent Design… Source: Doubtful News No related posts.
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4:13 AM | Word Association with Derek Muller of Veritasium
In the climax of the film Kill Bill, Uma Thurman is shot with a dart of “The Undisputed Truth”, to get her to tell the truth. Well, we were all fresh out of Undisputed Truth when we ran into Derek Muller from Veritasium at the NASA Carbon Panel. So we played word association instead. In the world […]
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3:22 AM | Cherenkov Effect Improves Radiation Therapy For Patients With Cancer
The characteristic blue glow from a nuclear reactor is present in radiation therapy, too. Investigators from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, led by Brian W. Pogue, PhD, and PhD candidates Adam K. Glaser and Rongxiao Zhang, published in Physics in Medicine and Biology how the complex parts of the blue light known as the Cherenkov Effect can be measured and used in dosimetry to make therapies safer and more effective. "The beauty of using the light from the Cherenkov Effect for dosimetry […]
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