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Country diary: the woodworm's map of whimsy

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Stamford, Lincolnshire : The trademark fingerprint of the wood-boring beetles is often hidden from sight “Contracted” is the word that springs to mind as I look closely at the...
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2020 among three hottest years on record, says UN's science agency

3 days ago   |   The Independent

The finding is ‘another stark reminder of the relentless pace of climate change', says UN chief
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Healthy Worker Effect Phenomenon: Revisited with Emphasis on Statistical Methods - A Review

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Ritam Chowdhury, Divyang Shah, and Abhishek R Payal. 2017. “ Healthy Worker Effect Phenomenon: Revisited with Emphasis on Statistical Methods - A Review .” Indian J Occup...
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Trump officials removed from White House after faking approval for papers which downplay climate crisis

4 days ago   |   The Independent

Head of the Office of Science and Technology Policy was ‘outraged' by the breach after learning about the ‘scientific' papers from the press
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Derby vertical farming startup gets £500,000 funding to develop ‘all in one' sensor

5 days ago   |   UKTN

Derby-based Light Science Technologies delivers lighting, science and research-proven plant monitoring technology and software in partnership with world-leading university...
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Instabilities, patterns and control of an extruded polymerizing jet

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A. Chakrabarti, S. al-Mosleh, and L. Mahadevan. Submitted. “ Instabilities, patterns and control of an extruded polymerizing jet .” PRL. Abstract preprint Straight slender...
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Morphorhythms: Feedback Control of Stochastically Growing Shells

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S. al-Mosleh and L. Mahadevan. Submitted. “ Morphorhythms: Feedback Control of Stochastically Growing Shells .” PRL. Abstract preprint Biological structures must grow into...
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More Than Words: A Vision to Address Bias and Reduce Discrimination in the Health Professions Learning Environment

6 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

C.M. Mateo and D.R. Williams. 2020. “ More Than Words: A Vision to Address Bias and Reduce Discrimination in the Health Professions Learning Environment .” Academic Medicine...
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Adolescents' Science Identity in an Immersive Virtual Environment

6 days ago   |   Harvard

Location: Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting. Cancelled. Presentation Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020
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Research

6 days ago   |   Harvard

My research interests include how people learn in immersive technology-enabled environments like virtual reality. In particular, I am interested in questions around how...
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NASA takes a chance on Virgin Orbit with company's second orbital test launch

NASA takes a chance on Virgin Orbit with company's second orbital test launch

The LauncherOne rocket's payload fairing is emblazoned with the NASA “meatball” logo for Virgin Orbit's second orbital test flight. Credit: Virgin Orbit On its second launch... Read more ...

NASA's huge moon rocket faces critical test-firing before first launch

NASA's huge moon rocket faces critical test-firing before first launch

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Rocket launch: British OneWeb makes major change to number of satellites...

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Virgin Orbit team go ‘bonkers' after Richard Branson's horizontal rocket...

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Virgin's satellite launcher reaches orbit for first time

Virgin's satellite launcher reaches orbit for first time

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket fires its NewtonThree main engine moments after release from the Boeing 747 carrier jet, named “Cosmic Girl.” Credit: Virgin Orbit An... Read more ...

Steve Martin announces on Twitter that he was vaccinated for COVID-19...

Steve Martin announces on Twitter that he was vaccinated for COVID-19: 'Thank you science'

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Archaeology news: ‘Major discoveries' announced of ‘more than 50' Egyptian...

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The Great Escapists review: Richard Hammond Cast Away series perfect...

The Great Escapists review: Richard Hammond Cast Away series perfect solution to teaching kids science

Where Hammond's going doesn't need roads... The Grand Tour's Richard Hammond's has had more than one accident on the open roads of the world, but in The Great Escapists he... Read more ...