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The best science gifts for kids in 2016

The best science gifts for kids in 2016

By Jessica Hall on November 25, 2016 at 8:00 am The idea of a “science toy” sort of breaks down below a certain age. A toddler who cannot yet read does not need a scientific calculator, for example, and even ...

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Giants punter Weatherford plans to donate brain to science

Giants punter Weatherford plans to donate brain to science

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:41 AM Bennett Raglin/WireImage Giants punter Steve Weatherford plans to donate his brain to science to aid in CTE research. When Giants punter Steve Weatherford dies, he is donating his brain to ...

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UMass reverses ban on Iranian engineering, science students

UMass reverses ban on Iranian engineering, science students

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 7:20 AM Updated: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:25 AM DAVID BRUNEAU/ASSOCIATED PRESS The University of Massachusetts in Amherst will no longer admit Iranian nationals to certain science and engineering programs, the ...

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The top 10 tech and science stories of 2013

The top 10 tech and science stories of 2013

1 of 10 Next You are looking at a human retina that has been upgraded with a bionic eye implant. Cool. ExtremeTech, as you’ve hopefully noticed by now, deals primarily in bleeding edge technology and science. Technological advances are, as ...

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Twisted laser vortex breakthrough could lead to near-infinite bandwidth, new science

Twisted laser vortex breakthrough could lead to near-infinite bandwidth, new science

Scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) have devised a new way of creating twisted laser beams — optical vortexes — for carrying vast, near-infinite amounts of data down optical fiber, discovering exoplanets, and more. SLAC’s optical vortex technology ...

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‘Disgustologist’ digs deep into the science of revulsion

‘Disgustologist’ digs deep into the science of revulsion

In ‘Don’t Look, Don’t Touch, Don’t Eat,’ Valerie Curtis writes that disgust at rape and disgust at certain body functions serve a similar evolutionary purpose. Valerie Curtis is fascinated by feces. And by vomit, pus, urine, maggots and putrid flesh. ...

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‘Disgustologist’ digs deep into the science of revulsion

‘Disgustologist’ digs deep into the science of revulsion

In ‘Don’t Look, Don’t Touch, Don’t Eat,’ Valerie Curtis writes that disgust at rape and disgust at certain body functions serve a similar evolutionary purpose. Valerie Curtis is fascinated by feces. And by vomit, pus, urine, maggots and putrid flesh. ...

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Science discovers what triggers allergic reactions to cats

Science discovers what triggers allergic reactions to cats

Joel Cairo: NYDN Freelance/Joel Cairo for New York Daily Ne The research paves the way for new treatments for people with cat allergies, scientists said. A new study offers hope for cat lovers with feline allergies. Researchers at the University ...

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GCSE science grade ‘drop’ expected

GCSE science grade ‘drop’ expected

12 July 2013 Last updated at 19:52 ET By Angela Harrison Education correspondent, BBC News The exams regulator has already warned results could vary more than usual in the next few years The exams watchdog Ofqual says it expects a ...

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