Tag: science

Friday Video: Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism

Friday Video: Marc Abrahams, “Annals of Improbable Research”

Marc Abrahams visited Google’s office in Cambridge, MA to discuss his new book “This Is Improbable Too” and the Ig Nobel Prizes. He has long collected odd, imaginative, and brilliantly improbable scientific discoveries from around the world. In his new book, he investigates research on the ins and outs of the very improbable evolutionary innovation […]

Shep Smith’s rejoinder to “irresponsible” Ebola coverage

From Fox News Channel’s “Shepard Smith Reporting,” October 15

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Weather vs Climate

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Bohemian Gravity


Astronomers find Gallifrey!

Ok, not really, but something close: NASA has confirmed the existence of a real-universe analogue of

Publishing frontiers: The library reboot

This article was mentioned in the “Third Space, Third Place: libraries at the center of

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

On reading print vs. ‘e’ when it comes to the brain: In most cases, paper books