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Cargo Pants, Who Invented the Computer and Other Noteworthy Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

Cargo pants can be hazardous to your life. Once the go-to pants for men who don't carry purses -- cargo pants are a problem for a growing segment of boomers and geezers.

Chief Scientists: U.S. Can Remain Innovation Leader in Science's 'Endless Frontier'

Dr. Richard W. Spinrad | Posted 08.06.2016 | Science
Dr. Richard W. Spinrad

Seventy years ago, the Administration of President Harry S. Truman released a groundbreaking report on the heels of the World War II Victory in Europe that sparked a scientific revolution in America.

Further Thoughts on the ENCODE/Junk DNA Debates

James A. Shapiro | Posted 11.18.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

The interpretation of the ENCODE data as invalidating the "junk DNA" hypothesis was not a "media failure." It was the explicit conclusion of the ENCODE project scientists published in Nature.

Cell Mergers and the Evolution of New Life Forms: Symbiogenesis Rather Than Selection

James A. Shapiro | Posted 10.21.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Since all "higher" and large multicellular organisms, including ourselves, are eukaryotes, the formation of the eukaryotic cell is arguably the single most important evolutionary event since the origin of life.