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Cool new uses for wool

Ever wondered how sheep survive on those cold, wet hills? Their wool has amazing insulation properties to keep them warm, and man has taken advantage of their fleece for millennia. But to keep things cool?

dateJan 18, 2016 in Materials Science
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Public contributions to science increasingly common

So-called citizen science has become a significant force in several scholarly disciplines. The phenomenon can be found in both the natural and the social sciences, according to the largest systematic analysis to date on the ...

dateJan 15, 2016 in Other
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How not to write about science

Amid the many calls for scientists to engage with the general public, there are some who feel that scientists ought to remain aloof and disconnected from the broader public.

dateJan 15, 2016 in Social Sciences
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