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Do scientists understand the public?

Scientific advances often provoke deep concern on the part of the public, especially when these advances challenge strongly held political or moral perspectives.

Jun 29, 2010
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Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications ...

Oct 16, 2014
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Scientists probe leak risk from seabed CO2 stores

A UK-led international research team has carried out the first experiment to recreate what would happen if CO2 started leaking after being stored deep under the sea floor. Their findings add weight to the ide ...

Oct 02, 2014
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Polarization in New York state over fracking

On Sept. 18, The Earth Institute hosted Tanya Heikkila and Chris Weible of the University of Colorado Denver for a seminar on "The Political Landscape of Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in ...

Sep 29, 2014
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When finding 'nothing' means something

Scientists usually communicate their latest findings by publishing results as scientific papers in journals that are almost always accessible online (albeit often at a price), ensuring fast sharing of latest ...

Sep 25, 2014
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