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  • The Creative Gifts of ADHD

    The Creative Gifts of ADHD

    “Just because a diagnosis [of ADHD] can be made does not take away from the great traits we love about Calvin and his imaginary tiger friend, Hobbes.

    October 21, 2014

  • Ebola: What You Need to Know

    Ebola: What You Need to Know

    As Ebola crisis unfolds in West Africa, the scramble for answers and medications is ongoing

    August 5, 2014

  • Do Our Bonds With Animals Survive Death?

    Do Our Bonds With Animals Survive Death?

    Grover Krantz was onto something when he had his remains donated to science. A professor of anthropology, he didn't see why death should interrupt his life-long teaching.

    October 17, 2014

  • The Science of Monster Storms

    The Science of Monster Storms

    Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms

    October 21, 2014

  • Climate Uncertainty No Excuse for Inaction

    Climate Uncertainty No Excuse for Inaction

    Uncertain risk should be an impetus to take action rather than a reason for complacency

    October 17, 2014

  • Did Jesus Save the Klingons?

    Did Jesus Save the Klingons?

    If or when we make contact with extraterrestrials, the effect on our religious sensibilities will be profound, says astronomer David Weintraub
     

    October 16, 2014

  • Dear Professor Einstein

    Dear Professor Einstein

    Transcribe letters written by members of Albert Einstein’s Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists following World War II

    October 14, 2014

  • The 2014 Nobel Prizes

    The 2014 Nobel Prizes

    The brain's inner GPS, blue LEDs and a super-high resolution microscopy technique were the discoveries that took the prestigious honors this year

    October 9, 2014

  • Dolphins May Use Magnetic Sense as GPS

    Dolphins May Use Magnetic Sense as GPS

    Dolphins can sense magnetism, suggesting that they track Earth’s magnetic field to navigate through the water

    September 30, 2014

  • NOVA Cybersecurity Lab

    NOVA Cybersecurity Lab

    Explore the world of coding, cyber scams and online safety

    September 24, 2014

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