Space Rock Sheds Light on Mysterious Mineral on Earth
A thin section of a Tenham meteorite reveals a vein of bridgmanite.
November 27th, 2014
A rock from space is giving scientists the first natural sample of a mysterious mineral that has never been seen before.
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In the Digital Age, Science Publishing Needs an Upgrade (Op Ed)
Internet Illustration
November 27th, 2014
If the public pays for most science, why aren't the results published in journals that are open to all, asks Dan Marovitz.
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Seafood Mystery Meals (Gallery)
fish, shrimp, fraud, mislabeling
November 26th, 2014
Shrimp varieties may not be as familiar as fish, but that doesn't mean the ones on your dinner plate are what they should be.
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New 'Super-Repellent' Material Could Protect Medical Implants
Water-Repellent Surface
November 27th, 2014
Scientists have created the most non-stick surfaces yet, using microscopic liquid-repellent structures instead of plastic coatings such as Teflon.
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In Climate Negotiations, Women Gaining a Stronger Voice (Op-Ed)
climate change, communication
November 27th, 2014
Women are taking a leadership role in the global effort to tackle climate change.
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Shrimp-Labeling Fails Mean Mystery Meal Origins (Op-Ed)
Oceana fraud study mislabeled foods
November 26th, 2014
That fish on your plate may not be what you think — and there's a good chance that shrimp isn't either.
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Have a Cold? Don't Ask Your Doctor for Antibiotics
Woman sick on the couch
November 26th, 2014
Studies show that physicians often write prescriptions based on their beliefs about what patients expect.
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Thousands of Eocene Shark Teeth Found in Canadian Arctic
A fossilized shark's tooth
November 27th, 2014
More than 8,000 shark teeth that date back millions of years have been found on Banks Island, in the Canadian Arctic.
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Beyond the Vortex: A Winter Wonderland of Cause & Effect (Op-Ed)
Snow storm warning, weather, polar vortex, jet stream, weather extremes
November 26th, 2014
November 2014 has been a month for the weather record books – but why?
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