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Russian Asteroids from the Ground Up

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Alberta’s Black Gold

by Marcel Bertsch-Gout There are places in alberta, canada, where dredged-up mud spans the horizon as far as the eye can see. Puddles of unidentified surface moisture nest

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Ballad on the Divergence Theorem: A Story of Love and Integrals

by Jeremy Wagner

The divergence theorem is employed in many branches of science. It states that the integral taken over a closed surface of the dot product of

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The Culture of the Cure

by Alisa Owens More than two centuries after the coal soot that caused carcinoma among chimney sweeps became the first identified occupational carcinogen, cancer remains a leading cause

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The Bloom

photographs by Annie Macdonald Red Tide is the common name for algal blooms, which occur when certain algae rapidly accumulate and form dense patches near the water’s surface.

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Neurosexism: The Biological Argument for Gender Inequality

Scientific findings have had a powerful effect on the evolution of social norms and gender rights. In the 1800’s scientists cited women’s smaller craniums and “delicate brain

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PEER-REVIEWED RAP

“People have an idea of what scientists are like, and how scientists are supposed to act, and how scientists are supposed to convey information,” said Dr. Jeremy

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Parasites in the Pew

Many scientists have been wary about using evolution to study human nature. But not Randy Thornhill. Author of The Evolutionary Biology of Human Female Sexuality and A

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