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Akkerweb helps breeders make decisions

Yield charts, soil analyses, crop growth information; breeders are collecting an increasing amount of data related to their soil and crops. To link this data in a practical and useful way, Wageningen UR and the Agrifirm cooperative ...

dateMar 10, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Americans' support for science remains strong

A large majority of Americans have favorable views of science and scientists, believing that the benefits from science outweigh any negatives and agree that science and technology will create more opportunities for future ...

dateFeb 13, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How students develop scientific reasoning

Whether or not former students can apply scientific reasoning to formulate hypotheses and solve problems effectively at work depends in part on what subjects they have studied, says LMU educational psychologist Frank Fischer.

dateJan 29, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How myths and tabloids feed on anomalies in science

There are many misconceptions about science, including how science advances. One half-truth is that unexpected research findings produce crises, leading to new theories that overturn previous scientific knowledge.

dateOct 02, 2014 in Other
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