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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN News, Jun 29, 2012

Tidal Evidence Suggests Water Sloshes Beneath Titan's Icy Crust
Scientific American
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North Carolina Sea Level Rises Despite Senators
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Bath Salts: The Not-So-Bad Wolf (Chat Transcript)
Scientific American (blog)
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Interactive site opens Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting to all
Nature.com
As part of their Lindau coverage, Scientific American is running a series of interviews with some of the young scientists called “30 under 30” available at www.scientificamerican.com/section.cfm?id=30-under-30. A Nature Outlook supplement, published on ...
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The science of brain freeze
Boing Boing
Now, if I do find some ice cream and give myself a brain freeze while woolfing it down, I will have a better understanding of what that nasty cold-food headache is and how to combat it, thanks to thisScientific American video. One of the things I like ...
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High-Tech Spray Paint Could Turn Any Surface Into a Battery
iScienceTimes.com
Batteries have traditionally come in rectangular or cylindrical shapes, but that's about to change. Scientists at Rice University have developed a spray-on battery paint that can be affixed to just about any surface.
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In the labs: Batteries that spray-on and can grow
GigaOM
Scientific American says: “Lithium cobalt oxide was used as the cathode, commercially available gel electrolytes as the separator, lithium titanium oxide as the anode, and copper as the negative current collector.” Now if the technology could actually ...
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UV rate is determined by clouds, season
San Antonio Express
That seemed like a good science project at the time, so I designed two kinds of relatively simple UV meters and published how to build them in Scientific American magazine in 1989. I've been measuring solar UV ever since. When I began measuring UV, the ...
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Rats Laugh When Tickled, Scientists Say (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
How do you get a rat to laugh? Telling a joke won't work, but scientists say a rat will laugh when tickled--and they're not joking. ... Did You Ever Wonder Whether Rats Laugh?: Scientific American ...
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Maybe Now Americans Will Finally Get Affordable Care!
Scientific American (blog)
A former staff writer at Scientific American, he is the author of four books, including The End of Science (Addison Wesley, 1996) and The End of War (McSweeney's Books, January 2012). Follow on Twitter @Horganism. More ». The views expressed are those ...
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Mars Water: Parts Of Red Planet's Interior As Wet As Earth's, Scientists Say
Huffington Post
By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/23/2012 06:42 AM EDT on SPACE.com The interior of Mars holds vast reservoirs of water, with some spots apparently as wet as Earth's innards, scientists say. The finding upends previous studies, which had estimated ...
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Houston Chronicle (blog)
80 million Americans are certain UFOs exist: It's possible, sure. But to be certain of something for which there is no concrete ... Eric Berger is the Houston Chronicle's space, weather and science reporter. He covers everything from nanometers to parsecs.
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The fourth key to successful research career: A (global) research team
Philippine Star
Another benefit, pointed out by Alice Gast in a recent issue of Scientific American, is that unique cultural traits of different nationalities often contribute to a more robust, multi-faceted problem-solving approach than is otherwise possible. ... He ...
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Re-Reading Silent Spring
Earth Island Journal
Even more shocking is to recognize how little our regulatory response to these chemicals' effects has changed, despite the past five decades' great advances in scientific understanding. Silent Spring is... “Over increasingly large areas of the United ...
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Climate Change Is Simple: We Are Completely Screwed If We Don't Do ...
CleanTechnica
For anyone who follows climate science, none of this is new, but it's very well summarized and presented here. ... You can also find my work on Scientific American, Reuters, Change.org, most of the sites in the Important Media network, & many other ...
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The 9 weirdest animal penises on Earth
The Week Magazine
Male sea turtles are "horrifically" well-endowed, says Darren Naish at Scientific American. Softshell varieties like the leatherback have penises that, when erect, extend to ... Scientists, however, have long been perplexed by the male anteater's ...
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High-Tech Paint Turns Any Surface Into a Battery
Discovery News
Spray-paintable batteries even might become available to the general public someday at hardware stores, the scientists added. NEWS: Spray-On Tech Could Power Consumer Devices. Lithium-ion batteries power most portable electronics nowadays, but ...
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Baby chimpanzee killed by adult male in front of visitors to Los Angeles Zoo
Salon
A recent report in Scientific American said that while chimpanzees were usually “peaceable creatures,” they occasionally “engage[d] in these lethal bouts of aggression” and killed their own. Some scientists had theorized that this was an evolutionary ...
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Man Dies After Going 11 Days Without Sleep: What Are The Health Risks Of ...
Huffington Post
In closely-watched experiments, people have been able to stay awake for eight to 10 days straight,Scientific American reported. ... According to Scientific American, the longest a human is able to stay awake for is 264 hours, which is 11 days. The ...
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'Gasland' Filmmaker Takes on Cuomo and 'Dot.FlatEarth'
New York Times (blog)
Ask the editors of the journal Science about the importance of “sweating the details.” 2) I'm glad you raised the .... Here's how we can do it, from Stanford Professor Mark Jacobson's front page article inScientific American: [article link]. You ...
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Some Psychologists Did A Thorough Study Of The 'Lipstick' Economic Indicator
Business Insider
Well, now there's some science to back the claim. Sarah Hill, Christopher ... Hill further explained her research yesterday for the Scientific American. The lipstick effect is the fact that .... 10 Things In Tech You Need To Know (sample); Politics in ...
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Reading Rainbow Reincarnated As An iPad App
Discovery News
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Iranian-Rights Groups Blast Apple
Discovery News
Apple stores have reportedly denied Farsi-speaking Americans from buying iPads. ... tech and gadgets · animals · history · adventure · human · brain games · video · rss feeds · discovery.com · Discovery News > Tech News > Iranian-Rights Groups Blast ...
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Why women are more moral than men
Times of India
In an article for Scientific American, Cindi May, Professor of Psychology at the College of Charleston, reviewed a body of research that demonstrate that men have lower moral standards than women. Studies showed that males are more likely to minimise ...
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Web App Tracks Exploding Colorado Wildfire
Discovery News
So he and another programmer, Scott Siebold, spent less than an hour coding a Web-based app to do that. "We figured we'd use our tech skills to help, since not many people in Colorado Springs have the skills to do this quickly," he told Gahran. shake ...
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Cute baby animals viewed worldwide on TV as safe entertainment for families
HULIQ
Cute baby animals on TV in New Zealand has gotten so popular that one top TV station features daily reports of “cute animal stories;” while the science of “Aww,” mean people can't get enough of anything cute. ... For instance, Scientific American's ...
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Life-Like Sculptures Made Of Paper
Discovery News
Simon, a Dutch artist, used sophisticated face-tracking technology to map his models. Data was then fed through special computer software to create printed pieces of paper that could be cut, folded and glued into three dimensional sculptures. To ...
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What's On Astronomy.FM ~ Friday thru Saturday | Astronomy.FM
By Tavi Greiner
News at the top of the set, from Scientific American's “60-Second Tech“ ~ Companies Inflate Their Twitter Follower Numbers. (00:01:25). From June 22 2010, a classic edition of “365 Days of Astronomy” ~ Pictures of Science: by Ben Lillie.
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Cholesterol: Friend Before Foe - Imagine Science Films
By Alexis
In addition to being a scientist, Jeanne is a science communicator, acting as biology editor for thescience blog Double X Science, and has contributed to multiple science news sites, includingScientific American, Nature.com, and the AGORA ...
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Even Scientific American thinks the TSA ... - OzHouse Alt News
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Even science thinks the TSA screening procedure is dumb. Ouch TSA, that's gotta hurt!scientificamerican.com. The attacks of September 11, 2001, changed everything, especially in air travel. Since that day, the U.S. government has spent billions on technology, enacted rafts of new rules and turned flying into a far more upsetting, complicated procedure than it needs to be. If it were all based on science and reason, critics might not be calling these new procedures “security ...
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Worst wildfire ever in Colorado claims first victim: Scientific American
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Scientific American releases its 4th Annual Worldview Report and ...
Scientific American Worldview Report Unveils Emerging Markets – Beyond the BRICs ... Minister ofScience & Technology South Africa; and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, ... community where the the industry can connect to discuss the latest news.
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