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Data Analytics and the Disintegration of Public Knowledge

William Davies makes a compelling case that knowledge is being privatized, as corporations gain the upper hand over democratic states. It's…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 1 hour ago

Peas learn by association

Learning by Association in Plants Pea plants learned to grow in the direction associated with wind. Here we show that this type of learning…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 21 hours ago
Reply by Sean Murphy

Hyperkeystone Species

By treating humans as an externality in ecosystem studies, we were missing that we were the final keystone species. This was a worse scient…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 yesterday
Reply by Sean Murphy

Atheism isn’t enough, and it isn’t very satisfying

I read this very often, and it reminds me of my training at the master’s degree level. Fellow students often complained about the lack of c…

Started by Joan Denoo

10 yesterday
Reply by Sean Murphy

Corrupt Science

Climate Change in Trump’s Age of Ignorance We now live in a world where ignorance of a very dangerous sort is being deliberately manufactur…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 Nov 23, 2016
Reply by Grinning Cat

Super-Silk

Silkworms Spin Super-Silk After Eating Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Conductive extra strong silk, suitable for electronics and medical imp…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Oct 10, 2016
Reply by Idaho Spud

Planetary Context of the Anthropocene

Climate Change And The Astrobiology Of The Anthropocene Adam Frank makes the case that, on a fundamental level, we don't understand the pro…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Oct 2, 2016
Reply by Chris

3-D Printed Bone Repair

Print-on-demand bone could quickly mend major injuries Hyperelastic bone may soon enable easier major bone repairs. Screen grab from the im…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 28, 2016

Cold Vaccine Progress

A Vaccine For The Common Cold May Be Near A vaccine against rhinoviruses, the predominant cause of the common cold, is achievable, scientis…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 28, 2016

Publish-Or-Perish Guarantees Flawed Research

Why bad science persists Computer simulation of the academic publication process explained why  "published studies in psychology, neuroscie…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Sep 22, 2016
Reply by Grinning Cat

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