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Today in science: Happy birthday Albert J. Myer - EarthSky

Today in science: Happy birthday Albert J. Myer   EarthSky

As you check your local weather forecast today, give a nod to Albert J. Myer, born on this date in 1828, who helped to establish the US National Weather *Service*.

Antarctica discovery: Scientists stunned by major discovery - ramifications across globe - Express.co.uk

Antarctica discovery: Scientists stunned by major discovery - ramifications across globe   Express.co.uk

ANTARCTICA scientists were stunned after making a major discovery at the polar region, with possible ramifications across the globe.

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition - The Guardian

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition   The Guardian

Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea ice.

The climate strike is all about indoctrination, not science - New York Post

The climate strike is all about indoctrination, not science   New York Post

Kids in the city will be missing school today for the nationwide “Climate Strike.” They might see it as a small sacrifice: Who needs an education to prepare for ...

Scientists Identify Neurons That Help the Brain Forget - The New York Times

Scientists Identify Neurons That Help the Brain Forget   The New York Times

In mice, cells in the hypothalamus clear out old memories while the animals sleep.

'We have a responsibility': why scientists worldwide are striking for climate change - Nature.com

'We have a responsibility': why scientists worldwide are striking for climate change   Nature.com

From Bangkok to Brisbane, researchers will be among those protesting on 20 September to urge action on global warming.

What kind of researcher did sex offender Jeffrey Epstein like to fund? He told Science before he died - Science Magazine

What kind of researcher did sex offender Jeffrey Epstein like to fund? He told Science before he died   Science Magazine

In August 2017, I received an email from publicist Masha Drokova asking whether I wanted to interview her client, Jeffrey Epstein. “I saw your piece on [President ...

EPA signals retreat from controversial 'secret science' rule - Science Magazine

EPA signals retreat from controversial 'secret science' rule   Science Magazine

Plan to limit use of certain studies had drawn widespread criticism.

Gordon Research Conferences - Science Magazine

Gordon Research Conferences   Science Magazine

The 2019 Gordon Research Conference schedule was published on pages 1320 to 1328 of this issue of the print version of Science. The current schedule can ...

Kashmir's communication blackout is a 'devastating blow' for academics, researchers say - Science Magazine

Kashmir's communication blackout is a 'devastating blow' for academics, researchers say   Science Magazine

All five universities remain closed and internet is disconnected in India's only majority-Muslim state.

The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C - Science Magazine

The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C   Science Magazine

Climate change will be the greatest threat to humanity and global ecosystems in the coming years, and there is a pressing need to understand and communicate ...

Global trends in antimicrobial resistance in animals in low- and middle-income countries - Science Magazine

Global trends in antimicrobial resistance in animals in low- and middle-income countries   Science Magazine

Most antibiotic use is for livestock, and it is growing with the increase in global demand for meat. It is unclear what the increase in demand for antibiotics means ...

Editor's Note - Science Magazine

Editor's Note   Science Magazine

We thank Dr. Wynn-Grant for her thoughts, which have provoked useful discussions among our reporters and editors. We are sorry that our story's language was ...

On reporting scientific and racial history - Science Magazine

On reporting scientific and racial history   Science Magazine

In his News Feature “Science's debt to the slave trade” (5 April, p. 16), S. Kean discusses the role of the slave trade in 18th-century European science with an ...

Cleaning up plastic pollution in Africa - Science Magazine

Cleaning up plastic pollution in Africa   Science Magazine

Plastic waste pollution, aggravated by inefficient waste collection and limited recycling capabilities, is prevalent across Africa. However, the continent also has a ...

Dust from asteroid breakup veiled and cooled Earth - Science Magazine

Dust from asteroid breakup veiled and cooled Earth   Science Magazine

Faced with a dangerously warming world, would-be geoengineers have dreamed up ways to quickly turn down the heat. One proposed technique: spreading a ...

A new scientific agenda for Mexico - Science Magazine

A new scientific agenda for Mexico   Science Magazine

In his Editorial “Quo vadis, Mexican science?” (26 July, p. 301), A. Lazcano expressed concern about cuts to the budget of the Mexican National Council of ...

John Robert Schrieffer (1931–2019) - Science Magazine

John Robert Schrieffer (1931–2019)   Science Magazine

John Robert (“Bob”) Schrieffer, one of the leading theoretical physicists of the past century, passed away on 27 July. He was 88. His seminal work with physicists ...

Evolutionary flexibility in flooding response circuitry in angiosperms - Science Magazine

Evolutionary flexibility in flooding response circuitry in angiosperms   Science Magazine

Some plants tolerate flooding better than others. Reynoso et al. compared gene regulatory networks activated by flooding in rice, which is adapted to flooding, ...

Sickle cell drug raises hopes and doubts - Science Magazine

Sickle cell drug raises hopes and doubts   Science Magazine

A new drug for sickle cell disease, a grave genetic malady that afflicts an estimated 100,000 people in the United States alone and has no truly effective therapy, ...

 

 

 

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