Watch Live @ 7 p.m.: Spooky Quantum Physics
October 1st, 2014
More than a dozen experts will talk about pressing scientific issues such as wireless technologies and futuristic medicine at today's TEDxCERN 2014 talk.
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Dissecting the Agony and the Ecstasy of Win-Win Choices (Op-Ed)
A woman decides between eating an apple or a cupcake
September 26th, 2014
If you have trouble picking ice cream amongst 31 flavors, you are not alone — but why are win-win choices so difficult?
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'Dr. Mütter's Marvels' (US 2014): Book Excerpt
Dr. Mutters Marvels book cover
September 25th, 2014
In the early 18th century, people with severe disfigurations had to hide from the public — until surgical pioneers like Thomas Dent Mütter emerged.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
moqui marbles
September 28th, 2014
Mysterious marbles in Utah, cannibalistic octopi on video and the ebola epidemic made the top stories in Science this week. Make sure you check out the rest!
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Number of Never-Married Americans Hits New Record
Two wedding bands close up
September 25th, 2014
In 2012, one in five people over age 25 in the United States were not married and never had been married.
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Historic Treaty: Bring Buffalo Home, Heal the Prairie (Op-Ed)
native americans, american indians, bison, buffalo
September 24th, 2014
Native American tribes have signed a new treaty to bring back buffalo herds and the prairies they once roamed, and in the process, restore traditional culture.
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Concerned About Climate? Don't Be A Downer (Op-Ed)
climate change, communication
September 23rd, 2014
There is a balance to strike between doom-ridden messages and “bright-side” opportunities, and uncertainties around the science and the expected effects of climate change must be factored in too. Can risk language help?
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Will U.S.-India Summit Bring Historic Climate Action? (Op-Ed)
Indian solar power
September 27th, 2014
India and the United States are poised to push historic climate changes, but will they?
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Modern-Day Witch Hunts Target Men
witchcraft-killings
September 25th, 2014
In Papua New Guinea, attacks on people accused of practicing witchcraft usually target women, but recently, more men have become victims, a new report suggests.
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Humanity Has More Mothers Than Fathers, DNA Reveals
X and Y DNA
September 24th, 2014
There were a lot more mothers than fathers throughout much of human history, a new DNA analysis of people around the world shows. The genetic findings offer evidence for polygyny, when one man has many wives, as people migrated out of Africa.
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