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The Health of Science

Dr. Arturo Casadevall | Posted 07.29.2012 | Science
Dr. Arturo Casadevall

We call for nothing short of a major reformation of the scientific enterprise.

The Bottom Line: A Small 'Catch' in Recent Fisheries Coverage

Lee Crockett | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green
Lee Crockett

I want to make an important distinction between catch limits and catch shares, a difference that has been inadequately explained by NOAA and has resulted in some understandable confusion.

Cara Santa Maria

My Evening With Stephen Hawking

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Stephen rarely does public talks anymore. When he does, he draws an impressive crowd. And most of the people sitting in those seats are unaware of the effort that goes into composing the script he will follow over the course of the evening.

Encounter With Comet Bob: An Adventure at the New York City Center for Space Science Education

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 07.28.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

After dealing with a buildup of static electricity and a few other minor problems, an announcement suddenly flashed across the main TV screen -- an unknown object had been detected, on a collision course with the Spacecraft!

Scientists Find New Clue In Collapse Of Ancient Civilization

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.30.2012 | Science

Maya history--and the civilization's "collapse"--continue to occupy the minds of archeologists. Some research points to a series of droughts as playin...

TONIGHT: Watch Moon, Mars Do Celestial Dance

Posted 05.28.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 05/27/2012 07:13 AM EDT on SPACE.com Monday evening will bring us a first quarter moon, offering U.S. skywatchers a chance ...

Famed Scientist Sounds Off On Evolution Debate's Future

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.24.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon be history. Not that the avowed atheist has any doubts himself....

New Take On Needles Could Save Lives, Say Researchers

Posted 05.26.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 05/25/2012 10:57 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Getting a medical injection in the future should be much le...

Who or What Is God?

Peter Baksa | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

What is the story you are telling yourself? How does this story keep you stuck, fearful, angry and arguing for more of the same?

WATCH: Dazzling New Way To Look At The Sun

Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

Incandescent. That's how NASA scientists described the sun in a new sun video released by the agency. The dazzling video features images of our sta...

Cave Artifacts Push Dawn Of Human Creativity WAY Back

Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/24/2012 01:46 PM EDT on LiveScience Early modern humans could have spent their evenings...

DNA Study Solves Mystery Of Mysterious Mixed-Race People

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For years, varied and sometimes wild claims have been made about the origins of a group of dark-skinned Appalachian residents once...

Lucas Kavner

Will Smith Tells High Schoolers The Secret To His Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.24.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The Hayden Planetarium at Manhattan's Natural History Museum has been home to many famous voices over the last decade. Tom Hanks, Liam...

Cara Santa Maria

How Old Is Life On Earth, And How Do We Know?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

The Earth is 4.54 billion years old; 3.8 billion years ago, the very first life form came into existence; 225 million years ago, dinosaurs came on the...

TONIGHT: How To See Moon's 'Dark Side'

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: Geoff Gaherty Published: 05/23/2012 04:04 PM EDT on SPACE.com Skywatchers, take note: Tonight (May 23) and tomorrow night will offer excellent...

U.S. Spaceport Site Could Fly Passengers To 'Australia In A Couple Of Hours'

Posted 05.23.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 05/23/2012 01:14 PM EDT on SPACE.com Colorado’s mile-high altitude and welcoming attitude could bring a commercial ...

WATCH: Asteroid Comes Oh-So-Close To Satellites

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.23.2012 | Science

Space scientists at NASA have an eye on asteroid 2012 DA14. Why? The 45-meter-wide space rock is expected to come extremely close to Earth next year--...

The Natural Selection Of The Immortal Soul: A Thought Experiment (VI)

Evan Eisenberg | Posted 07.22.2012 | Religion
Evan Eisenberg

Following Darwinian logic, we end up in some unexpected places. Of course, to get there we must accept the premise that the human mind might be capable of existing independently of the neuronal activity on which it usually depends.

Coyote-Sized Dino May Be Missing Ancestor In Utah Raptor Family

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

Those swift and scary raptor dinosaurs that took a turn in the 1993 sci-fi movie Jurassic Park seem to have their real-world roots in the American Sou...

Maker Lab Teaches Rockets, Circuits, and Soldering

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.21.2012 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Youth Radio Bicycle pump-powered rock...

Make the Perfect Presentation: 5 Lessons From Steve Jobs's Innovative Use of Imagery

Danny Groner | Posted 07.21.2012 | Technology
Danny Groner

Here are five ways that Jobs changed the way we think about presentations, and how you can improve yours by following Jobs's lead.

Saving Social Science

Paul Stoller | Posted 05.21.2012 | Education
Paul Stoller

STEM is important in the future of higher education, but so are the social sciences and humanities which teach students how to think critically and to how assess the social and cultural ramifications of rapid technological change.

Why We Create Moral Issues

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

The concept of fairness is a moral value. Why are discussions of issues like gay marriage turned into moral issues? According to a new study, the psychological value of creating a moral issue is that it gives people a legitimate reason to have an opinion on an issue.

Humility and Hubris in Science and Technology

Terry Newell | Posted 07.21.2012 | Science
Terry Newell

In April, researchers discovered that the dysbindin-1 gene may be linked to general cognitive ability. This was reported in scientific journals but its potential impacts were not seriously discussed.

'Glorious Nation' Where Apples Originated

| Sam Kean | Posted 05.19.2012 | Science

Nearly every child has bitten into a crabapple (left) at some point and spit it back out--yuck! But a new study in PLoS Genetics shows that modern s...