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Why I'm So Annoyed by the Recent Debate Over Home Cooking

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

Last week a debate over family dinner and home cooking erupted in the blogosphere -- and I'm here to tell you that just about everyone involved is ticking me off.

What Are Academics Good For?

Patricia Morizio | Posted 05.10.2014 | Education
Patricia Morizio

Do not ask an academic what he or she has to offer to society. (In fact, do not ask ANYONE this question [SMH]). Instead, ask them about what they know, what they love, and what they do; perhaps even why they do it.

This Study May Change The Way You Think About Natural Gas

Rod Kuckro | Posted 12.14.2013 | Green
Rod Kuckro

Just a few years ago, it seemed the nation's good fortune for having discovered abundant fuel to make electricity and manufacture a host of everyday products might be reversed by a handful of critics. But a recent study from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the University of Texas may be the single most comforting piece of news this year for gas producers, their customers and everyone concerned about emissions and air quality.

Scientists Fight Back and Protest Research Cuts

Don C. Reed | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Don C. Reed

In a few hours my paralyzed son Roman Reed and I will be driving to Sacramento, to fight for funding for spinal cord injury research (AB 714, Wieckows...

Scientific Fraud Study Reveals Huge Gender Gap

Posted 01.22.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/22/2013 07:01 AM EST on LiveScience Men are more likely than women to commit scient...

Meetings Make You Dumber

Newser.com | Posted 03.24.2012 | Weird News

A new study finds that group interactions can actually lower your intelligence. Scientists in Virginia matched groups according to IQ, ranked memb...

Harvard: Lab Workers Poisoned By Tainted Coffee

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — Six Harvard University medical researchers were poisoned in August after drinking coffee that was laced with a chemical preservative, a...