The Science (And Chaos) Of Popularity
The book uses the common psychology and popular science framework where a variety of stories about individuals or industries motivate a wider discussion of research. Because Derek is a truly great business and cultural writer, these stories are almost ...
Is this the end of the era of science?
Thankfully, our attitudes towards science and scientists are a little bit more enlightened in 2018. Just as we stopped burning witches, sacrificing animals and killing heretics, so too did we stop persecuting scientists for reporting facts about the ...
9 Months Is A Long Time To Wait For Science News : Shots - Health ...
Some scientists want to change the old-fashioned way scientific advancements are evaluated and communicated. But they have to overcome the power structure of the traditional journal vetting process.
Science, like diets, always evolves
Science, like diets, always evolves. Most scientific findings eventually require revision. So you must consume that news with a grain of salt. It has become too convenient nowadays to find an expert or a scientific study that agrees with your health ...
Cannabis 101: The science behind your high
California's new law legalizing cannabis has changed the game in terms of recreational drug use. People 21 and older can now buy cannabis at local dispensaries all around California where laws permit it. While there are few public areas in which it is ...
Panel discusses ways to combat skepticism toward science
BLACKSBURG — A panel of academics voiced suggestions Sunday on ways to combat the growing presence of so-called fake news, particularly pertaining to skepticism toward science. They pointed out that impactful discussions of science require effectively ...
Science Behind Olympic Curling Confuses Viewers And Physicists Alike
The U.S. men's curling team, who took home the gold, were surprised when they were accidentally awarded medallions that read “Women's Curling” on Saturday. But that's likely not the only thing that surprises them. In fact, the sport itself has left ...
North Hollywood High wins LADWP's 25th Anniversary Science Bowl
Los Angeles Times
North Hollywood High School bested the competition Saturday in the Los Angeles Department of Water's 25th Annual Power Science Bowl regional competition. The San Fernando Valley school's A Team took top honors, marking the 19th win in the last 21 years ...
Why Scientists Are Rushing to Hunt Down 1.7 Million Unknown Viruses
There may be more than 1.67 million unknown viruses infecting the animals of Earth — and scientists want to find them. In a research letter published in the journal Science this week, an international team of scientists described a sweeping new ...
Rouhani criticizes Khamenei's large budget meant to 'Islamize' science
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the large budget allocated to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's 'Islamization of Science' project. Rouhani said during a speech on Saturday at the 31st round of the Khawarizmi International Festival that ...