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Who Should Pay for "Moon Shots"?

The federal government must step up funding of science and technology R&D

7 hours ago — Abraham Loeb and Anjali Tripathi

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Attractive Young Females May Have Justice Edge

July 16, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

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The Science of Fireworks

We take you inside a single fireworks shell to show you how it all works. If you want to glimpse more than just the inner workings of one fireworks shell, you should check out this post by the SA Visuals team on their long, explosive history inside the Scientific American pages...

July 1, 2019

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Tobacco Plants Made to Produce Useful Compounds

60-Second Science - 22 hours ago - By Christine Herman02:45

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Rhinos and Their Gamekeepers Benefit from AI

60-Second Science - July 11, 2019 - By Steve Mirsky03:36

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Backpack Harvests Energy as You Walk

60-Second Science - July 10, 2019 - By Christopher Intagliata01:41

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Why Baseballs Are Flying in 2019

60-Second Science - July 9, 2019 - By Steve Mirsky02:50

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