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Live from Vancouver: Dispatches from the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The February AAAS conference brought together scientists, policymakers and educators from across the globe
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Mark Fischetti/Scientific American

If You're Happy, How You Know It [Podcast]
Social scientist Roly Russell, of the Sandhill Institute in British Columbia, talked with Scientific American's Mark Fischetti at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science about potentially better measures than GDP of a nation's well-being

Fermilab Set to Reveal “Interesting” Higgs Boson Results
Last fall, the Tevatron accelerator at Fermilab in Illinois shut down for good, but we shouldn't count it out of the Higss hunt just yet

Being Happy: Social and Natural Factors Are More Important Than Money (Especially in Costa Rica)
It’s easy to find an online test that will purportedly tell you how happy you are. But how happy are the people of an entire nation?

Fracking Could Work If Industry Would Come Clean
Resistance to hydraulic fracturing in the U.S. has risen steadily in recent months

Microchip Implant Gives Medication On Command
A tiny chip implanted under the skin can dole out dozens of doses of osteoporosis medication right on schedule

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