Archive for Category: "SCIENCE"

Early Mutation Exacerbated Ebola Outbreak

Early Mutation Exacerbated Ebola Outbreak

New research sheds light on Ebola’s destructive spread during the West African epidemic.

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Wall Street Journal Misfires (Again) on Climate Change

Wall Street Journal Misfires (Again) on Climate Change

Only the most gullible readers will fall for the Journal’s latest antiscience op-ed. Everyone else needs to call them out.

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When Mitigation Has Failed, Adapt

When Mitigation Has Failed, Adapt

For many coastal cities, the only choice is adapting to the encroaching seas.

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Depressing Video Tracks Shift in Conservative Leadership on Climate

Depressing Video Tracks Shift in Conservative Leadership on Climate

When was the turning point in American politics on the issue of climate change? 2009.

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Chief CNN Meteorologist Reverses Position on Climate Change

Chief CNN Meteorologist Reverses Position on Climate Change

Chief meteorologist Chad Myers no longer doubts anthropogenic climate change.

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REVIEW: What Is Relativity?

REVIEW: What Is Relativity?

Embark on a guided tour of a black hole to learn the genius behind Einstein’s lasting ideas.

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Snowstorms Don’t Threaten Climate Science

Snowstorms Don’t Threaten Climate Science

Far from a challenge for climate science to overcome, the cold snaps in recent years across the northeastern US are predictable downstream effects of a warming world.

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Communicating the Science of GMOs

Communicating the Science of GMOs

If you endorse GMOs, get the science straight, urges Massimo Pigliucci.

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The Single Scientist Fallacy and the Serengeti Strategy

The Single Scientist Fallacy and the Serengeti Strategy

Contrarians who pin their criticism on specific individuals rather than concepts and evidence miss the forest for the trees by presuming that discrediting the former will tear down the latter.

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REVIEW: Physics in Minutes

REVIEW: Physics in Minutes

Perfect for lavatories and coffee tables, Physics in Minutes offers up accessible descriptions of the physical principles which govern the Universe and everything within it.

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REVIEW: Why Does the World Exist?

REVIEW: Why Does the World Exist?

In this wondrously metaphysical memoir, Jim Holt takes us from Nothingness to Being, and back again.

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EPA Places Ban on Minor Greenhouse Gas

EPA Places Ban on Minor Greenhouse Gas

The EPA finalized new requirements this week limiting the use of HFCs, a class of synthetic chemicals that contribute to climate change.

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