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Recognizing scientific literacy and illiteracy

Scientific literacy – what it is, how to recognize it, and how to help people achieve it through educational efforts, remains a difficult topic. The latest attempt to inform the conversation is a recent National Academy ...

dateOct 18, 2016 in Other
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The next 25 years: arXiv looks to the future

As the arXiv repository of scientific papers celebrates its 25th year as one of the scientific community's most important means of communication, the site's leadership is looking ahead to ensure it remains indispensable, ...

dateJul 22, 2016 in Other
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Economist suggests humans are still evolving

(Phys.org)—Harvard economist Jonathan Beauchamp has conducted a study of lifetime reproductive success (rLRS) of a small segment of the U.S. population and has concluded that there is evidence that humans are still evolving. ...

dateJul 12, 2016 in Evolution report
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