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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

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Videos

How Physicists Trapped Photons in a Box

Physicist and Nobelist Serge Haroche describes using a mirrored box to trap photons  to spy on them as they bounce around inside. This Nature Video was produced with support from Mars, Incorporated. All Nature Video content is editorially independent of sponsors, unless explicitly labelled as promotional content. It is reproduced here by permission.

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Podcasts

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Ancient Biblical Scroll Gets Read While Wrapped

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

Birch Trees Droop at Night with No Rays in Sight

60-Second Science - September 20, 2016 - By Erika Beras01:48

Some Malaria Mosquitoes May Prefer Cows to Us

60-Second Science - September 19, 2016 - By Christopher Intagliata01:42

Drunk People Feel Soberer around Heavy Drinkers

60-Second Science - September 15, 2016 - By Christopher Intagliata02:04

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