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The ethical slipperiness of hoaxes

Hoaxes sure can stir up a lot of emotion, can't they? We tend to have a quick reaction to them, and they flush out differences in values quickly, too.

dateJun 01, 2015 in Other
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How journals shape science and academia

No matter whether you study medicine or biology, law or art, neuroscience or history—there is one instrument that we all share: the journal. Learned journals play a pivotal role in science and academia. Publishing in scholarly ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Other
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New report says motorcycle lane-splitting can be safe

While inching along congested roadways, California drivers will often see motorcyclists zip by, eking out a path in the narrow space between two lanes of cars. This practice of passing other vehicles traveling in the same ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Other
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Bacteria renew mystery over Chilean poet Neruda's death

Family of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda said Thursday forensic experts have found evidence of a massive bacterial infection in his remains, increasing their suspicion that he was poisoned by dictator Augusto Pinochet's regime.

dateMay 28, 2015 in Other
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