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Thesis-writing program shares joy of scientific research

 

Posted November 5, 2020


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Masks Work. Really. We'll Show You How.

 

Posted November 2, 2020


Nose Dive

 



Building a Personal Smell Museum of Los Angeles

Science writer Harold McGee calls our sense of smell "the bridge between our experience of foods and our experience of the larger world."

Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells
By HAROLD MCGEE
Now Available

 

Posted October 20, 2020


Nobel Prize

 

 

 



This Year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honors a Revolution

The chemistry prize announcement from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Video: How CRISPR-Cas9 works

 

 

Posted October 9, 2020


Oliver Sacks Documentary

 

 

 

 



Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

"Renowned neurologist and literary giant Oliver Sacks is posthumously celebrated in this profound, highly engaging, deeply personal memoir."

This documentary film will be available in virtual cinema on September 23, 2020.

A New York Times article about the film:
‘Oliver Sacks: His Own Life’ Review: All Was Not Well With the Doctor

 

Posted September 22, 2020


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New technology to convert cow manure into clean water in Dane County

 

Posted September 16, 2020


Public Face of Science in America



The Public Face of Science in America: Priorities for the Future

A report from The Public Face of Science Initiative, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

 

Posted August 25, 2020


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Overlooked No More: Eunice Foote, Climate Scientist Lost to History

 

Posted April 24, 2020


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How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health

 

Posted April 20, 2020


Chrosophoridin


Solving the mystery of a medieval blue hue

 

Posted April 20, 2020


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John Horton Conway, a "Magical Genius" in Math, Dies at 82

 

Posted April 17, 2020


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Seven Important Things to Know About Coronaviruses

 

Posted March 23, 2020


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How to Clean Your Home for Coronavirus

 

Posted March 19, 2020


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Ice watcher: climatologist carries on 165-year tradition on Madison lakes

 

Posted March 19, 2020


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The earliest spring equinox in 124 years arrives Thursday night

 

Posted March 19, 2020


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Why Soap Works

 

Posted March 16, 2020


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Pi Day: How One Irrational Number Made Us Modern

 

Posted March 16, 2020




You Can Try Miss America’s Science Experiment at Home

 

Posted February 6, 2020


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From scientist to salesman

How Bennet Omalu, doctor of ‘Concussion’ fame, built a career on distorted science

Posted January 29, 2020


The State of Science and Engineering 2020

 



The State of U.S. Science and Engineering 2020

Indicators provides information on the state of the U.S. science and engineering (S&E) enterprise over time and within a global context. Indicators is a factual and policy-neutral source of high-quality U.S. and international data; it does not offer policy options or make policy recommendations. The indicators presented in the report are quantitative representations relevant to the scope, quality, and vitality of the S&E enterprise.

 

Posted January 17, 2020


50th anniversary


Chemistry Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Is Making Science Fun for the Holidays

 

Posted January 6, 2020



 

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