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Crash-out Brexit looms larger for scientists after deal rejected - Science Magazine
Crash-out Brexit looms larger for scientists after deal rejected  Science Magazine

A historic defeat for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the odds that the United Kingdom will crash out of the European Union in March, a prospect that ...


The Dutch Science Park Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe - WIRED
The Dutch Science Park Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe  WIRED

For his book Universe, photographer Jos Jansen documented a neutrino-detecting orb, data visualizations, and other ambitious projects in the Netherlands.


'Junk DNA' may help yeast survive stress - Science Magazine
'Junk DNA' may help yeast survive stress  Science Magazine

Spare genetic sequences could help the fungi conserve resources in lean times.


Groundbreaking deal makes large number of German studies free to public - Science Magazine
Groundbreaking deal makes large number of German studies free to public  Science Magazine

BERLIN—Three years ago, a group of German libraries, universities, and research institutes teamed up to force the three largest scientific publishers to offer an ...


Hollywood's Portrayals of Science and Scientists Are Ridiculous - Scientific American
Hollywood's Portrayals of Science and Scientists Are Ridiculous  Scientific American

Hello. I'm a female scientist in a movie. I look like a swimsuit model, i have a PhD from Cal Tech in the exact subject that is plaguing the world in this movie, and i ...


Robot Helps Scientists Study How Prehistoric Animals Moved - Inside Science News Service
Robot Helps Scientists Study How Prehistoric Animals Moved  Inside Science News Service

(Inside Science) -- A robot mimicking a prehistoric fossil suggests the ancestors of reptiles, birds and mammals might have walked more efficiently on land than ...


High extinction risk for wild coffee species and implications for coffee sector sustainability - Science Advances
High extinction risk for wild coffee species and implications for coffee sector sustainability  Science Advances

Wild coffee species are critical for coffee crop development and, thus, for sustainability of global coffee production. Despite this fact, the extinction risk and ...


Chandler Receives 2018 Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award - Eos
Chandler Receives 2018 Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award  Eos

It gives me great pleasure to cite Mark Chandler for the Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award. Mark's dedication to ensuring that students ...


Congress can stop the war on science | TheHill - The Hill
Congress can stop the war on science | TheHill  The Hill

The shutdown is already a victory for Trump since government scientists have been forced to stop important climate research.


Ten robotics technologies of the year - Science
Ten robotics technologies of the year  Science

We identify 10 exciting robotics developments and technologies, ranging from original research that may change the future of robotics to commercial products ...


Bacteria: A novel source for potent mosquito feeding-deterrents - Science Advances
Bacteria: A novel source for potent mosquito feeding-deterrents  Science Advances

Antibiotic and insecticidal bioactivities of the extracellular secondary metabolites produced by entomopathogenic bacteria belonging to genus Xenorhabdus ...


How hagfish launch slime missiles that swell 10000 times in size - Science Magazine
How hagfish launch slime missiles that swell 10000 times in size  Science Magazine

When a hagfish runs into a hungry shark, the eellike creature squirts out a dollop of goo that—in just a few tenths of a second—expands into a slimy mess ...


Government shutdown freezes Dallas scientists' work — and paychecks - Dallas News
Government shutdown freezes Dallas scientists' work — and paychecks  Dallas News

The 25-foot-long swimming lizards sit alone in the dark. A few weeks ago, they drew thousands of visitors a day at the Washington, D.C., National...


Trump's war on science: how the US is putting politics above evidence - The Guardian
Trump's war on science: how the US is putting politics above evidence  The Guardian

Experts say the administration is blatantly dismantling proven programs, and the consequences could be dire.


Blue Sky Science: Why is the sky blue? - Lincoln Journal Star
Blue Sky Science: Why is the sky blue?  Lincoln Journal Star

When we look up to the sky, we see all the blue light that's been scattered by the oxygen and nitrogen in our atmosphere.


Wauwatosa instructor uses cooking to teach kids the fun of math and science - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wauwatosa instructor uses cooking to teach kids the fun of math and science  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Moxie and Mynx Co. uses cooking to teach kids science and math. An after school science program featuring vegan science cooking starts in February.


East Antarctica's ice is melting at an unexpectedly rapid clip, new study suggests - Science Magazine
East Antarctica's ice is melting at an unexpectedly rapid clip, new study suggests  Science Magazine

Antarctica's melting ice, which has caused global sea levels to rise by at least 13.8 millimeters over the past 40 years, was long thought to come from primarily ...


Learning ambidextrous robot grasping policies - Science
Learning ambidextrous robot grasping policies  Science

Universal picking (UP), or reliable robot grasping of a diverse range of novel objects from heaps, is a grand challenge for e-commerce order fulfillment, ...


Scientists Are Planning a New Particle Collider That Absolutely Dwarfs the LHC - Popular Mechanics
Scientists Are Planning a New Particle Collider That Absolutely Dwarfs the LHC  Popular Mechanics

The Large Hadron Collider is the largest machine ever built, and scientists have used it to uncover all manner of secrets about the universe. But for all the time ...


‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough - The Guardian
‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough  The Guardian

Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was 'fanciful' until recently, says scientist.


Democratizing data science - MIT News
Democratizing data science  MIT News

MIT researchers are hoping to advance the democratization of data science with a new tool for nonstatisticians that automatically generates models for analyzing ...


9 science geeks you need to know - Grist
9 science geeks you need to know  Grist

If you're anything like me, it's been a rough month of trying to avoid Neil deGrasse Tyson. The astrophysicist is known for his lead role in the TV series NOVA and ...


Podcast: How the Cold War Drove Atmospheric Science - Eos
Podcast: How the Cold War Drove Atmospheric Science  Eos

In the first episode of a special series, AGU's Third Pod from the Sun traces a path from nuclear fallout detectors to modern-day meteorology instruments.


Teaching science and hope in an Ethiopian refugee camp - Norwegian Refugee Council
Teaching science and hope in an Ethiopian refugee camp  Norwegian Refugee Council

GAMBELLA, ETHIOPIA: In a refugee camp hosting more than 85000 refugees, a young mother of two have paved her way as one of the most popular teachers ...


Helping anxious students excel on science exams: A 10-minute mental exercise helps improve lower-income students' STEM exam scores - Science Daily
Helping anxious students excel on science exams: A 10-minute mental exercise helps improve lower-income students' STEM exam scores  Science Daily

A new study released today reveals that helping lower-income high school freshman to regulate their test-taking anxiety can cut their biology course failure rates ...


Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish: Breakthrough technology advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes - Science Daily
Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish: Breakthrough technology advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes  Science Daily

Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology ...


Child mummy, Umi, brings history, science and education together at NKU - WCPO
Child mummy, Umi, brings history, science and education together at NKU  WCPO

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — Northern Kentucky University professors and students will use its newest technology to help solve the mystery of Umi, an Egyptian ...


Scientists to receive €11 million funding for research in Ireland - The Irish Times
Scientists to receive €11 million funding for research in Ireland  The Irish Times

Developing tools to identify most efficient cows among proposed projects.


Dynamic duos: Why science loves twins - CNN
Dynamic duos: Why science loves twins  CNN

Scientists love to study twins because they help answer age-old questions about nature vs. nurture.


STEAM Stories: Washington Island After-School Science - Fox11online.com
STEAM Stories: Washington Island After-School Science  Fox11online.com

News app viewers click here. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math are a critical component in helping the U. S. succeed now, and into the future.


Anti-Abortion Movement Pretends They're Into Science Now - Jezebel
Anti-Abortion Movement Pretends They're Into Science Now  Jezebel

Anti-abortion leaders are changing their slogan from “pro-life” to “pro-science.” An incredible pivot. [Stat News]; Here's a thing that Hawaii Democratic ...


Mass student protests bring down Albania's science minister - Nature.com
Mass student protests bring down Albania's science minister  Nature.com

The government has bowed to pressure to fix the country's research and higher education — but stopped short of repealing a controversial law.


‘Science and the Good’ Review: The Anatomy of Morality - The Wall Street Journal
‘Science and the Good’ Review: The Anatomy of Morality  The Wall Street Journal

The new “moral scientists” address ethics solely through empirical methods and try to put moral claims on a secure scientific footing. Julian Baggini reviews ...


Turns out the science saying screen time is bad isn’t science - TechCrunch
Turns out the science saying screen time is bad isn’t science  TechCrunch

A new study is making waves in the worlds of tech and psychology by questioning the basis of thousands of papers and analyses with conflicting conclusions on ...


Buffalo Museum of Science offering free admission to furloughed federal workers during shutdown - WIVB.com - News 4
Buffalo Museum of Science offering free admission to furloughed federal workers during shutdown  WIVB.com - News 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Buffalo Museum of Science is offering free admission to all furloughed federal government employees and their families through ...


How the government shutdown is disrupting science - New York Post
How the government shutdown is disrupting science  New York Post

In this Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, photo visitors to Great Smoky Mountain National Park drive through the park but facilities like the Sugarlands and Cades Cove ...


2 science channels coming up in India to make science more popular - India Today
2 science channels coming up in India to make science more popular  India Today

DD Science and India Science - two new science channels were launched in India on Tuesday to boost scientific temperament among the people.


U.S. government shutdown starts to take a bite out of science - Science Magazine
U.S. government shutdown starts to take a bite out of science  Science Magazine

*Update, 9 January, 1:30 p.m.: Shenandoah National Park today informed ecologist Jeff Atkins, featured below, that he will be allowed to enter the park for ...


How fast are the oceans warming? - Science Magazine
How fast are the oceans warming?  Science Magazine

Climate change from human activities mainly results from the energy imbalance in Earth's climate system caused by rising concentrations of heat-trapping gases ...


Fighting Ebola is hard. In Congo, fake news makes it harder - Science Magazine
Fighting Ebola is hard. In Congo, fake news makes it harder  Science Magazine

The Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is providing a natural experiment in fighting fake news. Occurring in a conflict zone, amid a ...


Anti-abortion leaders are rebranding as 'pro-science.' Are they? - STAT
Anti-abortion leaders are rebranding as 'pro-science.' Are they?  STAT

WASHINGTON — When anti-abortion demonstrators numbering in the tens of thousands join the March for Life, an anti-abortion protest set to take place Friday ...


Science group seeks to draft Mark Kelly for 2020 Arizona Senate race | TheHill - The Hill
Science group seeks to draft Mark Kelly for 2020 Arizona Senate race | TheHill  The Hill

A group seeking to elect scientists and candidates with STEM backgrounds to public office is launching a campaign to draft retired astronaut Mark Kelly for ...


The science stories likely to make headlines in 2019 - Science Magazine
The science stories likely to make headlines in 2019  Science Magazine

Scientists in Europe and the United States face an uncertain political landscape in the new year, which could affect funding and collaborations. The threat is ...


How to shine in Indonesian science? Game the system - Science Magazine
How to shine in Indonesian science? Game the system  Science Magazine

JAKARTA—Last July, when Indonesia's Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEK) here honored eight researchers, along with ...


Where science and cocktails collide in Vancouver - Vancouver Courier
Where science and cocktails collide in Vancouver  Vancouver Courier

Prepare to have your mind blown at the annual Science of Cocktails fundraiser at Science World.


What Is a Polar Vortex? The Frigid Weather Pattern Explained - Popular Mechanics
What Is a Polar Vortex? The Frigid Weather Pattern Explained  Popular Mechanics

Among the terms used to describe wintery weather, among the most dreaded is “polar vortex.” The ominous-sounding term sounds like some Earthly black hole ...


Are clever males preferred as mates? - Science Magazine
Are clever males preferred as mates?  Science Magazine

Being smart is a good thing, or so smart people like to think. Indeed, the possibility that superior cognition confers an evolutionary advantage, specifically a ...


Runners-up - Science Magazine
Runners-up  Science Magazine

Science has named nine scientific advances as runners-up for the 2018 Breakthrough of the Year. Ice age impact. Open in new tab. A computer visualization of ...


Is the fishing industry leaving enough food for Antarctica's top predators? - Science Magazine
Is the fishing industry leaving enough food for Antarctica's top predators?  Science Magazine

Krill, crustaceans smaller than a cigarette, play an outsize role in the ecology of the ocean around Antarctica: Penguins, whales, and other predators feast on ...


The Science of Why 'Baby Shark' Is So Freaking Catchy - The Daily Beast
The Science of Why 'Baby Shark' Is So Freaking Catchy  The Daily Beast

The children's song earned the rare distinction of cracking the Billboard 100 list. What is it about the song that makes it so damn catchy?


Sinister Science in Space: Watch the First Tense Trailer for High Life - Gizmodo
Sinister Science in Space: Watch the First Tense Trailer for High Life  Gizmodo

In space, anything goes. Even messed up science experiments. High Life—French director Claire Denis' first English-language film—follows the inmate crew of ...


Shutdown starts to take a bite out of science - Science Magazine
Shutdown starts to take a bite out of science  Science Magazine

Rattlesnakes, bears, hurricanes, and freezing weather haven't stopped ecologist Jeff Atkins from taking weekly hikes into Virginia's Shenandoah National Park ...


Federal Government Shutdown Stings Scientists and Science - Eos
Federal Government Shutdown Stings Scientists and Science  Eos

Scientists say the shutdown is a message that the government considers science nonessential.


Science says get a good night's sleep to avoid heart disease - India Today
Science says get a good night's sleep to avoid heart disease  India Today

"...We have to include sleep as one of the weapons we use to fight heart disease -- a factor we are compromising every day," said a researcher.


The Ocean Is Hotter Than It's Ever Been - Live Science
The Ocean Is Hotter Than It's Ever Been  Live Science

The ocean is the hottest it's ever been, and no, this is not normal. A new report released in the journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences on Jan. 15 reveals that ...


Video: 2018's Breakthrough of the Year and runners-up - Science Magazine
Video: 2018's Breakthrough of the Year and runners-up  Science Magazine

Each year, Science's editors and writers highlight a top research achievement as their Breakthrough of the Year. For 2018, the honor goes to tracking ...


Here's how the record-breaking government shutdown is disrupting science - Science News
Here's how the record-breaking government shutdown is disrupting science  Science News

The partial government shutdown is taking many U.S. scientists out of commission and putting up hurdles to their research.


The Science And Art Of Paying Off Your Mortgage Early - Forbes
The Science And Art Of Paying Off Your Mortgage Early  Forbes

Most of my work on paying off a mortgage early has focused on the science of the subject, which is nothing more than the math needed to trace the process ...


Scientists have identified a bone marrow backup system - Science Daily
Scientists have identified a bone marrow backup system  Science Daily

New research has identified a backup for an important biological system -- the hematopoietic system, whose adult stem cells constantly replenish the body's ...


Bizarre Superfluid Could Explain the Existence of the Modern Universe - Live Science
Bizarre Superfluid Could Explain the Existence of the Modern Universe  Live Science

Back in the first moment of the universe, everything was hot and dense and in perfect balance. A new quantum experiment aims to show how that changed.


Top science news 2018: stories that made us go, “Whoa, that’s awesome” - Vox.com
Top science news 2018: stories that made us go, “Whoa, that’s awesome”  Vox.com

Fat bears, a new kilogram, and the stunning power of trees: our favorite stories from 2018.


How fasting can improve overall health: Protects against aging-associated diseases - Science Daily
How fasting can improve overall health: Protects against aging-associated diseases  Science Daily

Researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately ...


What We Learned in 2018: Science - The New York Times
What We Learned in 2018: Science  The New York Times

It's not easy to say that any particular scientific development was the most important in a given year. But if we had to choose some highlights, we'd opt for these ...


Laser cooling of ions in a neutral plasma - Science Magazine
Laser cooling of ions in a neutral plasma  Science Magazine

Plasmas—gases of ionized atoms and electrons—are naturally formed at high temperatures, such as those reached in the interiors of stars. Describing plasmas ...


First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet - The Guardian
First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet  The Guardian

The appearance of a single green leaf hinted at a future in which astronauts would grow their own food in space, potentially setting up residence at outposts on ...


Toll on Science and Research Mounts as Government Shutdown Continues - The New York Times
Toll on Science and Research Mounts as Government Shutdown Continues  The New York Times

The partial shutdown has emptied laboratories across the country, forced scientists from the field and upended several scientific conferences.


The bacteria in your gut may reveal your true age - Science Magazine
The bacteria in your gut may reveal your true age  Science Magazine

The billions of bacteria that call your gut home may help regulate everything from your ability to digest food to how your immune system functions. But scientists ...


Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity - Science Magazine
Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity  Science Magazine

In the animal world, monogamy has some clear perks. Living in pairs can give animals some stability and certainty in the constant struggle to reproduce and ...


Acclimation of methane emissions from rice paddy fields to straw addition - Science Advances
Acclimation of methane emissions from rice paddy fields to straw addition  Science Advances

Straw incorporation is a common long-term practice to improve soil fertility in croplands worldwide. However, straw amendments often increase methane (CH4) ...


Neuronal function of Alzheimer's protein - Science Magazine
Neuronal function of Alzheimer's protein  Science Magazine

For a long time, the huge importance of the cleavage product of the amyloid precursor protein (APP), amyloid-β (Aβ), in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease (AD) ...


An elephant-sized Late Triassic synapsid with erect limbs - Science Magazine
An elephant-sized Late Triassic synapsid with erect limbs  Science Magazine

Early terrestrial amniotes evolved into two groups: the sauropsids, which led to the bird and dinosaur lineages, and the synapsids, which led to mammals.


The Little Ice Age and 20th-century deep Pacific cooling - Science Magazine
The Little Ice Age and 20th-century deep Pacific cooling  Science Magazine

Earth's climate cooled considerably across the transition from the Medieval Warm Period to the Little Ice Age about 700 years ago. Theoretically, owing to how ...


Organic synthesis in a modular robotic system driven by a chemical programming language - Science Magazine
Organic synthesis in a modular robotic system driven by a chemical programming language  Science Magazine

The chemistry literature contains more than a century's worth of instructions for making molecules, all written by and for humans. Steiner et al. developed an ...


Science and the shutdown: 5 things to watch as US impasse drags on - Nature.com
Science and the shutdown: 5 things to watch as US impasse drags on  Nature.com

A second wave of closures looms as the government funding fight barrels towards a record-breaking fourth week.


The science stories that shook 2018 - The Guardian
The science stories that shook 2018  The Guardian

Our guest scientists pick the breakthroughs and discoveries that defined their year, from insights into human evolution to our first trip aboard an asteroid.


Astronomers still can't decipher the 'Cow,' a mysterious explosion in deep space - Science Magazine
Astronomers still can't decipher the 'Cow,' a mysterious explosion in deep space  Science Magazine

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON—An unusually bright glow in the sky that appeared suddenly last June has got astronomers in a frenzy. After months of study, they still ...


Sir Michael Atiyah obituary - The Guardian
Sir Michael Atiyah obituary  The Guardian

The last time I met Michael Atiyah, who has died aged 89, was at Tate Modern in London; not the most likely place to run into probably Britain's greatest ...


Finite phenine nanotubes with periodic vacancy defects - Science Magazine
Finite phenine nanotubes with periodic vacancy defects  Science Magazine

Carbon nanotubes consist of a continuous array of benzene rings fused along their edges. It is not straightforward to excise regular fragments in a top-down ...


Super Awesome Science Show Recap: What going keto can do for you - Global News
Super Awesome Science Show Recap: What going keto can do for you  Global News

On this week's episode of The Super Awesome Science Show, we dig into the nature of the ketogenic diet, its history, and what good it can do for you.


19 bold predictions for science and technology in 2019 - NBC News
19 bold predictions for science and technology in 2019  NBC News

What scientific discoveries will 2019 bring? We asked leaders in science, technology and innovation what they think we can expect to see in the new year.


DNA tool allows you to trace your ancient ancestry - Science Daily
DNA tool allows you to trace your ancient ancestry  Science Daily

Scientists at the University of Sheffield studying ancient DNA have created a tool allowing them to more accurately identify ancient Eurasian populations, which ...


Improving crop yield - Science Magazine
Improving crop yield  Science Magazine

The enzyme ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase (RuBisCO) is one of the most abundant proteins on Earth. During photosynthesis, it assimilates ...


Dynamic response and hydrodynamics of polarized crowds - Science Magazine
Dynamic response and hydrodynamics of polarized crowds  Science Magazine

The behavior of large numbers of insects, animals, and other flocks is often based on rules about individual interactions. Bain and Bartolo applied a fluid-like ...


Ten big science stories of 2018 - BBC News
Ten big science stories of 2018  BBC News

The year 2018 provided plenty to chew on if you're interested in science and the environment. From the stark warning from climate scientists about the dangers ...


Russian Startup Wants to Put Ads in Low-Earth Orbit to Ruin The Sky For Everybody - ScienceAlert
Russian Startup Wants to Put Ads in Low-Earth Orbit to Ruin The Sky For Everybody  ScienceAlert

Will there be no end to people trying to muck up the night sky? Around this time last year it was a disco ball sent into low-Earth orbit. Now a Russian startup has ...


Magnetic hysteresis up to 80 kelvin in a dysprosium metallocene single-molecule magnet - Science Magazine
Magnetic hysteresis up to 80 kelvin in a dysprosium metallocene single-molecule magnet  Science Magazine

Single-molecule magnets could prove useful in miniaturizing a wide variety of devices. However, their application has been severely hindered by the need to ...


Citizen scientists discover strange new world that pro astronomers missed - NBC News
Citizen scientists discover strange new world that pro astronomers missed  NBC News

With help from a dead spacecraft, citizen scientists just discovered an alien world that professional astronomers had overlooked. The newfound exoplanet orbits ...


Canadian telescope finds mysterious radio flashes from deep space - Science Magazine
Canadian telescope finds mysterious radio flashes from deep space  Science Magazine

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON—A new Canadian radio telescope, not yet fully operational, has already detected more than a dozen of the mysteriously brief blasts ...


The 10 Weirdest Science Stories of 2018 - Live Science
The 10 Weirdest Science Stories of 2018  Live Science

What were the top 10 strangest science stories of the past year? It wasn't easy to choose just 10 — 2018 was pretty darn strange. However, writers at Live ...


Activity sharpens even dementia-affected brains, report suggests - The Guardian
Activity sharpens even dementia-affected brains, report suggests  The Guardian

Moving more and strong motor skills seem to help cognitive prowess, results show.


Assembling human brain organoids - Science Magazine
Assembling human brain organoids  Science Magazine

Brain development is a remarkable self-organization process in which cells proliferate, differentiate, migrate, and wire to form functional neural circuits.


Bad science 2018: 7 science and health myths that should die with 2018 - Vox.com
Bad science 2018: 7 science and health myths that should die with 2018  Vox.com

Immigrants aren't a disease risk. Neanderthals weren't necessarily savages. Juul isn't cool.


Scientists discover novel process to convert visible light into infrared light - Science Daily
Scientists discover novel process to convert visible light into infrared light  Science Daily

Scientists have developed a novel chemical process to convert infrared energy into visible light, allowing innocuous radiation to penetrate living tissue and other ...


Upper-ocean warming is changing the global wave climate, making waves stronger: The energy in ocean waves has been increasing as a consequence of climate change - Science Daily
Upper-ocean warming is changing the global wave climate, making waves stronger: The energy in ocean waves has been increasing as a consequence of climate change  Science Daily

Sea level rise puts coastal areas at the forefront of the impacts of climate change, but new research shows they face other climate-related threats as well.


How China could dominate science - The Economist
How China could dominate science  The Economist

A HUNDRED YEARS ago a wave of student protests broke over China's great cities. Desperate to reverse a century of decline, the leaders of the May Fourth ...


Trump's Immigration Speech Won't Change Minds, Science Says - WIRED
Trump's Immigration Speech Won't Change Minds, Science Says  WIRED

Research shows that direct appeals from the president don't sway people, and neither do fact-checks from the media. But they do keep us talking.


Artificial intelligence turns brain activity into speech - Science Magazine
Artificial intelligence turns brain activity into speech  Science Magazine

For many people who are paralyzed and unable to speak, signals of what they'd like to say hide in their brains. No one has been able to decipher those signals ...


Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries - The Conversation - Canada
Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries  The Conversation - Canada

The winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics says scientists shouldn't feel pressured to do research that has economic or commercial ramifications. Science for ...


Less than you think: Prevalence and predictors of fake news dissemination on Facebook - Science Advances
Less than you think: Prevalence and predictors of fake news dissemination on Facebook  Science Advances

So-called “fake news” has renewed concerns about the prevalence and effects of misinformation in political campaigns. Given the potential for widespread ...


Crowdfunding research flips science's traditional reward model - Nature.com
Crowdfunding research flips science's traditional reward model  Nature.com

Students and junior investigators are more likely than senior scientists to secure crowdfunding for their research.