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God, Richard Dawkins, and the meaning of life
God, Richard Dawkins, and the Meaning of Life
Mar 06, 2012 08:14 AM E
Two clever men, long past the first flush of youth, took part in a debate on God's place - or absence - in the meaning and origin of life last week in Oxford. They differed; and to no one's surprise, each remained unconvinced by the other's argument at its end. Oxford University has been hosting such encounters for centuries.
Don’t fear the Web
Don’t Fear the Web
Mar 06, 2012 07:39 AM E
Does the Internet make you anxious? Do you lie awake nights worrying that Russian hackers are turning your children into sex slaves? Have you had the feeling that your iPhone is spying on you?
Research team
Drexel's Gogotsi and Team Advance Understanding of Energy Storage Mechanisms in Nature Materials
Mar 05, 2012 14:45 PM E
An international team of materials researchers including Drexel University's Dr. Yury Gogotsi has given the engineering world a better look at the inner functions of the electrodes of supercapacitors – the low-cost, lightweight energy storage devices used in many electronics, transportation and many other applications.
H1N1 virus
Opinion: H5N1 flu is just as dangerous as feared, now requires action
Feb 23, 2012 08:36 AM E
The debate about the potential severity of an outbreak of airborne H5N1 influenza in humans needs to move on from speculation and focus instead on how we can safely continue H5N1 research and share the results among researchers, according to a commentary to be published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, on Friday, February 24.
Finding It Difficult to Make a Purchase? Try Creating Some Distance From the Problem
Finding It Difficult to Make a Purchase? Try Creating Some Distance From the Problem
Feb 14, 2012 15:19 PM E
Consumers who are having trouble making decisions can benefit from creating some psychological—or physical—distance, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Weather vane
Political Leaders Play Key Role in how Worried Americans are by Climate Change
Feb 06, 2012 14:18 PM E
More than extreme weather events and the work of scientists, it is national political leaders who influence how much Americans worry about the threat of climate change, new research finds.
Cats kill billions
Friday the 13th: Superstitions Are Real
Jan 24, 2012 14:51 PM E
I don’t think my superstitions have harmed my life in any way nor gotten in the way of my happiness
How Bill Gates is Personally Saving The World [Infographic]
Jan 24, 2012 14:34 PM E
Bill Gates s probably most proud of his philanthropic efforts.
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