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Cancer studies pass reproducibility test | Science | AAAS - Science Magazine

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Cancer studies pass reproducibility test | Science | AAAS
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A high-profile project aiming to test reproducibility in cancer biology has released a second batch of results, and this time the news is good: Most of the ...

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New threat to ozone layer found - Science Magazine

New threat to ozone layer found
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The ozone layer—a high-altitude expanse of oxygen molecules that protects us from the sun's ultraviolet rays—has been on the mend for the past decade or so. But a newly discovered threat could delay its recovery. Industrial emissions of a chemical ...

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Decision by Europe's top court alarms vaccine experts - Science Magazine

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Decision by Europe's top court alarms vaccine experts
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Did the European Union's highest court just deal a blow to science? "Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof," read many headlines about the European Court of Justice's (ECJ's) ruling on the case of a French man who claimed that a ...

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Mapping Mexico's hidden graves | Science | AAAS - Science Magazine

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Mapping Mexico's hidden graves | Science | AAAS
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MEXICO CITY—More than 30,000 people have disappeared without a trace in Mexico, most since violence skyrocketed after the government began battling ...

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Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science? - The Guardian

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Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?
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A 2004 parliamentary science and technology committee report on the industry drily observed that “in a traditional market suppliers are paid for the goods they provide”. A 2005 Deutsche Bank report referred to it as a “bizarre” “triple-pay” system, in ...


Smarter Approach to Teaching Science - Inside Higher Ed

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Smarter Approach to Teaching Science
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“The Science Education Initiative showed that it is possible for large, research-intensive science departments to make major changes in their teaching,” says Wieman, a professor of physics and education at Stanford University. “Most faculty adopted ...

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How chimps outmuscle humans | Science | AAAS - Science Magazine

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How chimps outmuscle humans | Science | AAAS
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Contrary to popular lore that portrays chimpanzees as having “super strength,” studies have only found modest differences with humans. But our closest relatives ...

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One in five 'healthy' adults may carry disease-related genetic mutations - Science Magazine

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One in five 'healthy' adults may carry disease-related genetic mutations
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Some doctors dream of diagnosing diseases—or at least predicting disease risk—with a simple DNA scan. But others have said the practice, which could soon be the foundation of preventative medicine, isn't worth the economic or emotional cost. Now, a ...

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Let science be a springboard for politics - Nature.com

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Let science be a springboard for politics
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Although governments retain science advisers, shape priorities for research and fund most academic science, the social worlds of science and politics have become estranged. Scientists' engagement in civic life has come to be denigrated as an ...


Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains - Live Science

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Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains
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People's limited attention spans, plus the sheer overload of information on social media may combine to make fake news and hoaxes go viral, according to a new study. Understanding why and how fake news spreads may one day help researchers develop ...


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