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March 25, 2015

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7:34 PM | Palau’s Reefs: Journey from Destruction to Recovery
Written by Alison Barrat and Andy Bruckner On a scientific expedition to Palau this January we saw thriving coral reefs that contained many species of large, healthy corals, and only a few miles away we found desolate looking reefs that had virtually no coral at all. Our science team recorded conditions that were optimal for…

March 10, 2015

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9:59 PM | Pricing Houston BBQ
It's Rodeo season in Houston, when everyone tries to be as stereotypically Texan as they can be around here, and when it comes to food, that means Texas BBQ. Like other cuisines with a strong entrenchment, people adhere to a certain propriety to the art of slow cooked smoked meat, even when the camps about which flavors are proper shift with history. But one of the fun things about such an entrenchment in cuisine is that people begin to expect a core set of dishes, and brook relatively small […]
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7:30 AM | People with severe mental illness are more likely to be victims of violent and non-violent crime
Vishal Bhavsar summarises a recent cross-sectional study of violent and non-violent crime against adults with severe mental illness, which finds that service users were five times more likely to be victims of assault, and three times more likely to be victims of household acquisitive crime. The post People with severe mental illness are more likely to be victims of violent and non-violent crime appeared first on The Mental Elf.

March 07, 2015

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5:00 AM | DECam Community Science Workshop
This workshop will bring together those with experience in obtaining, reducing, and analyzing DECam data—both from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) and the community—with those who would like to use DECam to take their own data or do science with publicly available DES and community images from the NOAO Science Archive. The meeting will provide … Continue reading DECam Community Science Workshop →
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