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39 Steps to Effective Gulf Restoration

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

Restoring these damaged resources will require a comprehensive, Gulf-wide restoration plan that covers coastal environments, blue-water resources and Gulf communities.

Sally Ride, American Hero: This Is What a Lesbian Looks Like

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Discrimination is not an American success story, nor is there anything "great" about it. Sally Ride -- astronaut, pioneer, teacher, writer and devoted lesbian partner for 27 years -- now there's a great American success story.

Rain Research Demystifies Walk-Or-Run Dilemma

Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/23/2012 01:22 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries When you're caught in a downpour with no umbrella, should you r...

A New Medical Frontier

XPRIZE | Posted 09.22.2012 | Science
XPRIZE

We are on the eve of significant technological breakthroughs with the potential to redefine not only the average life span but also the practice of medicine.

LOOK: Sharpest Images Ever Of Sun's Hottest Layer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

The sun's million-degree atmosphere is fierce, fiery, and flaming in a series of recent close-ups, which are the highest-resolution images ever taken ...

Can You Ever Have Too Much Pi?

| Posted 07.22.2012 | Science

By Evelyn Lamb | July 21, 2012 I hope you’re ready for your big Pi Approximation Day party tomorrow. You might have observed Pi Day on March 14. It...

HOW TO WATCH: Asteroid To Give Earth Close Shave

Posted 07.20.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 07/20/2012 10:16 AM EDT on SPACE.com A city-block size asteroid will fly by Earth this weekend well beyond the orbi...

Infertility Causes Could Be Explained By Sperm Sequencing

| Posted 07.20.2012 | Women

By Katherine Harmon  | July 19, 2012 | Less than a decade after the first full human genome was mapped, technology has arrived to decode the f...

PHOTOS: Mars Rover Team Plays Up Mission's Risks

Posted 07.19.2012 | Science

In less than two weeks, NASA's hyper-sophisticated, car-sized Mars rover Curiosity will touch down on the Red Planet to begin two years of scientific ...

Organizations List Top Science & Environmental Questions Obama, Romney Should Tackle

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Shawn Lawrence Otto

In an age of growing antiscience politics, fifteen US science and engineering organizations take a stand. I have been working with fifteen of the t...

From Dildos To Cyborgs: The History Of Human Enhancement In Pictures

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home

What does it mean that there are over 5,000 cosmetic surgeons in the United States when there are acute shortages of primary care physicians? What...

Skull Scans Reveal Dino's Strange Dining Habits

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

Call it a prehistoric paradox. Huge herbivorous dinosaurs like Diplodocus—at about 30 meters in length, one of the longest dinos ever discovered—n...

The Science Behind The 'Women Drive Badly' Myth

Slate | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

Triberg, Germany—a tiny town known for cascading waterfalls and a preponderance of cuckoo clocks—truly put itself on the map last week, as its ma...

Cara Santa Maria

What Existed Before The Big Bang?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.18.2012 | Science

Why is there something rather than nothing? What existed before the Big Bang? How can everything we know to exist in the entire observable universe ha...

What Happened to the Astronauts-to-Be?

Hali Felt | Posted 09.16.2012 | Education
Hali Felt

The average American young person has grown up seeing the oh-aren't-you-precocious smile in response to her exuberant childhood career aspirations. Where does all of their childhood exuberance go?

Exploration: When The Technology Trail Runs Out

Lorie Karnath | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Lorie Karnath

It is clear that as science and technology continue to provide for an expanding set of resources, exploration is being transformed as never before.

Mars Rover Landing Could Be 'Blind' Due To Glitch

Posted 07.17.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 07/16/2012 05:48 PM EDT on SPACE.com WASHINGTON — NASA is just 20 days away from landing a car-size rover on Mars, bu...

Science And Tech: Not The Only Ways To Innovate

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.15.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Meredith Wade We’ve all heard the statistics: in 2009, America ranks 31st out of 65 nations for basic science skills and 23 out of 65 for bas...

WATCH: Touchy-Feely Fembot Shows Facial Expressions

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

She gets amazed. She gets disgusted. She gets sad. And she's a robot--the so-called FACE robot designed by scientists at the University of Pisa in Ita...

The Secret To Science's Success

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.15.2012 | Religion
Robert Fuller

Modeling has made humans what we are and our success as a species depends on learning to use them wisely.

The Climate Post: As Country Breaks Heat Record, Studies Analyze Climate Connection

Tim Profeta | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green
Tim Profeta

The U.S. still fared poorly on energy efficiency rankings. The American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy used 27 metrics to calculate the ninth-place ranking among 12 major economies.

Cara Santa Maria

On Science And Religion: A Buddhist Monk's Perspective

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

As an atheist, I do not believe in god. Neither does Dr. Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk who earned his PhD in cellular genetics and currently lives ...

WATCH: Higgs Boson & Mass, Explained By MinutePhysics

Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

Following CERN's big Higgs boson announcement, the popular YouTube channel MinutePhysics released a short and sweet video explaining the standard mode...

PHOTOS: New Look At Saturn's Spectacular Rings

Posted 07.15.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 07/13/2012 04:24 PM EDT on SPACE.com The dazzling rings of Saturn are taking center stage in amazing new pictures snapp...

Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

culture magazine | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
culture magazine

In last Saturday's New York Times, Mark Bittman tells the story of his heartburn, and how quitting dairy helped him lick a lifelong case of acid reflux.