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Italian papers on genetically modified crops under investigation : Nature News & Comment

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Category: Science

From www.nature.com

Papers that describe harmful effects to animals fed genetically modified (GM) crops are under scrutiny for alleged data manipulation. The leaked findings of an ongoing investigation at the University of Naples in Italy suggest that images in the papers may have been intentionally altered.

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How MSG Got A Bad Rap: Flawed Science And Xenophobia

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Science

From fivethirtyeight.com

As a college student in New York City, I marveled that the city let me eat poached eggs with halloumi cheese and Moroccan spiced pita for breakfast, a spicy-sweet minced meat salad from northern Thailand for lunch, and Singaporean nasi lemak for dinner.

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Inside the Eye: Natureā€s Most Exquisite Creation -- National Geographic Magazine

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Science

From ngm.nationalgeographic.com

In his lab at Lund University in Sweden, Dan-Eric Nilsson is contemplating the eyes of a box jellyfish. Nilssonā€s eyes, of which he has two, are ice blue and forward facing. In contrast, the box jelly boasts 24 eyes, which are dark brown and grouped into four clusters called rhopalia.

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MSG Isnā€t Harmful -- Science of Us

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Monday, January 18, 2016
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From nymag.com

Chances are, you’re a little wary of MSG, even if you’re not exactly sure why. (It’s something to do with Chinese food and headaches or … something … right?) This week, the folks at the American Chemical Society, a congressionally chartered organization representing professionals and researchers in the field of chemistry,Ā released a video designed to assuage those fears, assuring us that MSG is perfectly safe to consume.

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We Can Eradicate Malaria--Within a Generation

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Monday, January 18, 2016
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From www.gatesnotes.com

I’m in New Orleans, where I just had the honor of speaking at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). As you can imagine, given that this is a gathering of experts on infectious diseases in poor countries, Ebola is on everyone’s mind.

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A machine that composes chess problems

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Friday, November 7, 2014
Category: Science

From en.chessbase.com

Abstract: Automatic chess problem composers are relatively rare compared to chess-playing programs. This is arguably because they are expected to demonstrate more creativity than is needed to just play well; and because creativity, as a process, is still poorly understood scientifically.

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Humans and baboons share cumulative culture ability

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Friday, November 7, 2014
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From phys.org

The ability to build up knowledge over generations, called cumulative culture, has given mankind language and technology. While it was thought to be limited to humans until now, researchers from the Laboratoire de psychologie cognitive (CNRS/AMU), working in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Edinburgh (UK), have recently found that baboons are also capable of cumulative culture.

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Bill Nye: The Science Guy - Episode Guide - TV.com

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Category: Science

From www.tv.com

What is the difference between a lake and a pond? Where does the water in a lake or pond come from? What happens when a lake overflows? How do lakes and ponds support a myriad of lifeforms? Bill Nye the Science Guy answers these questions and many more.

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Water fowl evolution

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Category: Science

From news.yale.edu

A team of biologists at Yale University and the University of Sheffield discovered anatomical details about the female reproductive tract in waterfowl that indicate that male and female anatomy have co-evolved in a “sexual arms race.”

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Science: This is the catchiest song of all time – Quartz

Monday, November 3, 2014
Category: Science

From qz.com

The Spice Girls released their first single, Wannabe, in 1996 but its legacy clearly lives on. Researchers at Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, England, and the University of Amsterdam named it the catchiest song of all time in a test of how quickly people can name a tune.

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