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Why More Scientists Are Needed in the Public Square

The president of one of the country's leading research university systems argues that the academic community has to make sure researchers and scientists engage with the general public

October 13, 2015 — Janet Napolitano President, University of California and The Conversation US
What Makes a Prodigy?

What Makes a Prodigy?

Insights from psychology into the origins of extreme ability

September 22, 2015 — David Z. Hambrick

Ocean Fish Numbers Cut in Half Since 1970

The amount of fish in the oceans has plunged to the "brink of collapse" caused by over-fishing and other threats, the WWF conservation group said

September 16, 2015

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