Science

Science

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By Eric Niller Science and religion have never gotten along very well. But both strive to answer one fundamental question: What does it mean to...

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By Phil Plait Astronomers working with data from the Kepler space telescope have announced the verification of a stunning 1,284 new exoplanets, worlds orbiting other...

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By Yogin Kothari On Monday, Greenpeace Netherlands released 248 pages of leaked documents from the ongoing negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)...

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by Pervez Hoodbhoy     When Pakistani students open a physics or biology textbook, it is sometimes unclear whether they are actually learning science or, instead, theology....

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You want to have a reference point of where to find the best recent scientific and technological breakthroughs? Here they are, in the weekly...

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By Margot Pollans The Federal Food and Drug Administration is currently accepting public comment on the question of whether it should define the word natural....

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By Phil Plait Astronomers may have solved a mystery that started a few years ago. Or 9.5 billion years ago, depending on how you look...

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By Lee Billings Can NASA’s next big space telescope take a picture of an alien Earth-like planet orbiting another star? Astronomers have long dreamed of...

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By Coral Davenport and Campbell Robertson Each morning at 3:30, when Joann Bourg leaves the mildewed and rusted house that her parents built on her...

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By Joe Pinsker There are three things, once one’s basic needs are satisfied, that academic literature points to as the ingredients for happiness: having meaningful...