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China's Embrace of Embryo Selection Raises Thorny Questions

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Fertility centers are making a massive push to increase preimplanatation genetic diagnosis in a bid to eradicate certain diseases

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China Is Preparing to Launch the World's Biggest Carbon Market

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:15:00 GMT

The emissions market will cover roughly a quarter of the country's industrial CO2

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Why Scientists Should Have Leadership Skills

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMT

It’s an excellent way to foster innovation 

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Crossing Boundaries: The Future of Science Education

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMT

It needs to break out of schools, out of books and out of gender and racial constructs 

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NASA Debates How to Retrieve Rocks from Mars

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT

The agency's next Mars rover will cache samples for return to Earth, but how and when they will be delivered remains undecided

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Voyager Golden Records 40 Years Later: Real Audience Was Always Here on Earth

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT

What message would you send to outer space?

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The Air out There: Astronomers Aim to Find Atmospheres of Alien Earths

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:45:00 GMT

Is our nearest neighboring exoplanet, Proxima b, an "Earth next door," or is it a lifeless rock?

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Merck CEO Resigns from Trump Council after Charlottesville

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:30:00 GMT

Chief executive Kenneth Frazier stepped down from the president’s American Manufacturing Council, citing intolerance and extremism

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The New Science of Sex and Gender

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Why the new science of sex & gender matters for everyone

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Drones, Data, and Deep-Fried Doughnuts: STEAM at the Great New York State Fair

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Fairgoers will find an all-new STEAM exhibit at this year's state fair.

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Total Eclipse, Partial Failure: Scientific Expeditions Don't Always Go as Planned

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:15:00 GMT

Eclipse expeditions require meticulous advance planning to ensure that astronomers and their equipment wind up in the right place at the right time

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White Nationalists Are Flocking to Genetic Ancestry Tests--with Surprising Results

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Sometimes they find they are not as “white” as they’d hoped

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Space-Based 3-D Printing Reaches Milestone

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:45:00 GMT

Successful test suggests “Archinaut” system could soon assemble huge structures in orbit

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Science in a Moon Shadow

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:30:00 GMT

The rare spectacle of a total solar eclipse has given scientists throughout history fleeting opportunities to delve into everything from the sun’s chemistry to Einsteinian relativity to...

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Hyperefficient Agriculture, 50 Years Ago and Now

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American

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Nuclear Expert Considers Risks of Conflict with North Korea

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Nuclear historian Alex Wellerstein also speaks out on nuclear terrorism, proliferation, modernization, eradication and civil defense

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Is This the Next Green Revolution?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT

To avert a future famine, scientists are manipulating the complex conversation that plants have with microbes, pests and other elements of the phytobiome

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FDA Puts New Restrictions on Hiring Foreign Scientists

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Documents suggest the limits are linked to background check hurdles

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Go Ahead and Touch the Art

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Most works are created with the assumption that people will see it—but these are designed to be perceived with the hands

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Plastic-Eating Worms Could Inspire Waste-Degrading Tools

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMT

Wax moth larvae can consume and degrade polyethylene at an impressive rate 

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Let's Lose the Term "Habitable Zone" for Exoplanets

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMT

It’s completely unclear whether conditions on the these distant worlds are favorable for life, so we need different terminology

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Welcome to Everybody's Issue on Sex and Gender

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT



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Stop Hoarding Ancient Bones, Plead Archaeologists

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Scientists call for wider access to rare samples rich in DNA

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The President's Views of Science Are Not Based in Reality

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT

Man with bizarre views being investigated by authorities

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Seeing without Eyes

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT

Cells throughout the body can detect light, too

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