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State of the World's Science 2016

State of the World's Science 2016
Policy & Ethics

Governmental manipulation of news; scientists who won't speak about their work; and research the public never sees

September 21, 2016

Infographic of the Week


The Strange Matter of Quasicrystals--Explained

Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman describes the structure of quasicrystals, the discovery of which won him the scorn of colleagues in the 1980s and then the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2011. This Nature Video was produced with support from Mars, Incorporated. All Nature Video content is editorially independent of sponsors, unless explicitly labeled as promotional content. It is reproduced here by permission.

September 29, 2016


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Big Earthquakes May Be More Likely During New and Full Moons

60-Second Science - September 27, 2016 - By Julia Rosen02:29

They Do What?!: The Wide Wild World of Animal Sex

Science Talk - September 26, 2016 - By Carin Bondar and Steve Mirsky28:05

Clever Ants Have Backup Navigation Systems

60-Second Science - September 22, 2016 - By Jason G. Goldman02:44

Ancient Biblical Scroll Gets Read While Wrapped

60-Second Science - September 21, 2016 02:46

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