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5 Things I Learned When my Research Went Viral
Paparazzi
June 17th, 2015
We researchers all wonder whether reaching a broader audience for our academic work is worth the time and effort. Here’s a recent experience that may help you decide.
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Hubble Image Inspires White House to Ponder Our Cosmos
The Arches Cluster
June 5th, 2015
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama mentioned something curious in a tweet — it was a message about the cosmos.
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Where's the Proof in Science? There Is None
Looking for proof, science
April 16th, 2015
In fact, science has little to do with “proving” anything.
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Most Americans Say They Would Donate Tissue to Research
A liquid is placed into test tubes.
January 27th, 2015
Most Americans are willing to donate tissue samples to be used in research, but their willingness drops when they're told about possible, morally- charged uses of their specimens, a new study finds.
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Does The United States Need a Science Laureate? (Op-Ed)
Neil deGrasse Tyson, science laureate
March 21st, 2015
Akin to the poet laureate position, the honorary one-year laureate appointment would give a respected scientist an official national platform to enhance the public understanding of science and attract students to STEM fields.
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