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How I'm standing up for science - Science Advances

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How I'm standing up for science
Science Advances
The morning after President Trump's inauguration, I woke up to an email from AAAS (the publisher of Science) asking me, “How will you stand up for science?” This was a question I hadn't thought about or discussed much with other scientists, and I ...
AAAS and March for Science partner to uphold scienceEurekAlert (press release)
AAAS pact with March for Science signals new embrace of activismSTAT
In a time of division, could science find a way to unite?Christian Science Monitor

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Dollars for Science - The Weekly Standard

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Dollars for Science
The Weekly Standard
Higher education had a very good year. That's the news from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, which reports that "during an election year soaked in populism, some of America's biggest philanthropists bestowed an unusually large chunk of their charity on ...


Bumble bees are surprisingly innovative - Science Magazine

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Bumble bees are surprisingly innovative
Science Magazine
The 10 bumble bees that watched a sister perform the task were the most successful, the scientists report today in Science . They also solved the task faster than those that watched the ghost or didn't see a demonstration. Some of the latter bees ...
Score! Bumblebees see how to sink ball in goal, then do it betterScience News
Football-playing bees create a buzz in world of scienceIrish Independent
Watch scientists train bees to play with tiny soccer ballsPopular Science

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Physics greats of the 20th century mixed science and public service - Science News

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Physics greats of the 20th century mixed science and public service
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Fermi, a foreigner, assumed a lead role because he was so widely recognized among the world's physicists as infallible — hence his nickname “the pope.” In The Pope of Physics, Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin chronicle Fermi's life and science with ...


Should Scientists March? US Researchers Still Debating Pros And Cons - NPR

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Should Scientists March? US Researchers Still Debating Pros And Cons
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Scientists around the United States are getting ready to do an unprecedented experiment: They plan to march en masse in Washington, D.C., and other cities on April 22, to take a stand for the importance of public policies based on science. Some ...

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Science's questions rarely have clear, easy answers - Science News

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Science's questions rarely have clear, easy answers
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There are few simple answers in science. Even seemingly straightforward questions, when probed by people in search of proof, lead to more questions. Those questions lead to nuances, layers of complexity and, more often than we might expect, conclusions ...


Will Trump revamp complex plan to save endangered sage grouse? - Science Magazine

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Will Trump revamp complex plan to save endangered sage grouse?
Science Magazine
When former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that sweeping federal plans designed to save the greater sage grouse had been finalized less than a year and a half ago, she hailed it as an "epic conservation effort" that took years to complete.

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Across All Fields, International Collaborations Is How Science Gets Done - Futurism

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Across All Fields, International Collaborations Is How Science Gets Done
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According to research presented earlier this month, more scientists from all over the world are collaborating to further our understanding of science than ever before. This trend is not driven by any one culture, researchers argue, but by the global ...

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Wired and weird: Meet the cyborg plants - Science News for Students (blog)

Science News for Students (blog)

Wired and weird: Meet the cyborg plants
Science News for Students (blog)
They published their findings in Science Advances a little more than a year ago. Stavrinidou hopes that her team's accomplishments will lead to plants with whole new functions. For instance, scientists might build on her work to imbue plants with inner ...


The hotline Hollywood calls for science advice - Vox

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The hotline Hollywood calls for science advice
Vox
Hollywood hasn't always done a great job of representing the science community onscreen. On one hand, there's cinema bogus like The Core's premise that nuking the center of the Earth could reboot our magnetic field (it couldn't), or the idea on NCIS ...


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