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Everybody’s Excited About ‘Borderlands 3’. There’s A Scientific Description

Everybody’s Excited About ‘Borderlands 3’. There’s A Scientific Description

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<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml=" Borderlands 3 Gearbox Software The original Borderlands appeared a decade ago, followed...
Exposing Paintings’ Tricks with Scientific Innovation

Exposing Paintings’ Tricks with Scientific Innovation

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You can study a painting by taking a step back and studying its composition, but you can also get in closer, examining the brush strokes and the paint. Some researchers are getting extremely close, magnifying the tiniest details and exposing previously hidden secrets. Last month, researchers from Northwestern University announced that they had developed a…
5 Lessons For A Non-Linear Scientific Profession

5 Lessons For A Non-Linear Scientific Profession

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Éliane Ubalijoro has an incredible story. As a Rwandan college student, she was studying in Canada at the outbreak of the Rwandan civil war. She returned to Rwanda during the conflict to pursue agricultural research, but ultimately decided that the country was too unsafe to make progress in her career. She was also stymied as a biotechnology…
We Need to Not Quit On Responding To The Greatest Scientific Questions Of All

We Need to Not Quit On Responding To The Greatest Scientific...

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The doubly charmed baryon, Ξcc++, contains two charm quarks and one up quark, and was first experimentally discovered at CERN. Now, researchers have simulated how to synthesize it from other charmed baryons that 'melt' together, and the energy yields are tremendous. To uncover yet-unrevealed truths about the Universe requires investing in experiments that have never…
Expense Gates cautions that no one is taking note of this cutting edge clinical innovation, which might make inequality even worse

Expense Gates cautions that no one is taking note of this...

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Gene editing is one of the most promising new approaches to treating human disease today. It also raises "enormous" ethical questions, Bill Gates recently warned, and "could make inequality worse, especially if it is available only for wealthy people." "I am surprised that these issues haven't generated more attention from the general public," he said…
The Genuine Phony News: Leading Scientific Retractions of 2018

The Genuine Phony News: Leading Scientific Retractions of 2018

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The stakes can run high in the world of science when the motto is "publish or perish." Unfortunately for many scientists this past year, the urge to publish studies — with falsified data, fake authorship, plagiarized text or other elements of deception — has led to a situation of "publish and perish"… for those who…
14 Many Strange Scientific Discoveries of 2018

14 Many Strange Scientific Discoveries of 2018

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In 2004, archaeologists excavated the tomb of Lady Xia, grandmother to the Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang, who lived between 259 B.C. and 210 B.C. The burial site contained a number of objects and animal bones, which may have been the royal woman's pets. One of these skeletons turned out not to match that of any…
You Do not Want A Scientific Hero To Love Science

You Do not Want A Scientific Hero To Love Science

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Going to smaller and smaller distance scales reveals more fundamental views of nature, which means if we can understand and describe the smallest scales, we can build our way to an understanding of the largest ones.Perimeter Institute The enterprise of science is perhaps the greatest achievement in all of human history. Out of the seeming…
The most astonishing, life-altering clinical discoveries of 2018

The most astonishing, life-altering clinical discoveries of 2018

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Donna Strickland, an associate professor of physics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics with a French scientist for her work on lasers. The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to 210 people. Strickland, whose Wikipedia entry had previously been rejected because she wasn't famous enough, was…

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