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New Year, New Science

Key findings and events that may emerge in 2013 concern stem cell trials, gene patents, open-access research papers and an updated U.N. climate assessment

January 2, 2013 — Richard Van Noorden and Nature magazine

Europe Tackling Big Space Projects in 2013

The European Space Agency has a packed year ahead to work on NASA's new Orion capsule, new contracts for Ariane rockets and a new reusable space plane

January 1, 2013 — Rob Coppinger and

Like Math? Thank Your Motivation, Not IQ

People who were driven by their own interest improved their math skills the most. IQ or external factors such as parental pressure or grades didn't create a lasting boost

December 28, 2012 — Tia Ghose and LiveScience

Classical Computing Embraces Quantum Ideas

"Thinking quantumly" can lead to new insights into long-standing problems in classical computer science, mathematics and cryptography, regardless of whether quantum computers ever materialize...

December 28, 2012 — Natalie Wolchover and Quanta Magazine
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