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Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren

Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren

Scientific American executive editor Fred Guterl talks with President Obama’s science advisor John Holdren about climate science, space travel, the issue of reproducibility in science, the brain initiative and more.  

5 hours ago — Fred Guterl and Steve Mirsky

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Lasers and Drones Help Preserve Ancient Temples

3-D digital preservation not only helps save the memories of historical sites, it also guides restoration projects after natural disasters, such as the earthquakes that damaged the temples of Bagan. Editor's Note: Viewers sensitive to flashing light may want to avoid this video.

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Concrete Defects Could Become Strengths

60-Second Science - January 5, 2017 - By Christopher Intagliata01:52
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Best Science Books of 2016

Science Talk - December 31, 2016 - By Barbara Kiser and Steve Mirsky13:23
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Getting Robots to Say No

Science Talk - December 21, 2016 - By Steve Mirsky18:30
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Self-Driving Cars Probably Won't Boost Commuter Productivity

60-Second Science - December 12, 2016 - By Erika Beras01:33
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Stand Up for Science Journalism!

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