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Congratulations, Dr. Goldfain!

12 minutes ago   |   Harvard

July 17, 2018Aaron has sucessfully defended his thesis "Using Interferometric Scattering Microscopy to Study the Dynamics of Viruses". Congratulations!
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Congratulations, Dr. Gehrels!

Congratulations, Dr. Gehrels!

12 minutes ago   |   Harvard

August 10, 2018Emily has successfully defended her thesis "Dynamic and Responsive Systems from DNA-Mediated Colloidal Interactions." Congratulations!
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People have bonded with canines for centuries - and science can help explain why dogs are humans' best friend

People have bonded with canines for centuries - and science can help explain why dogs are humans' best friend

38 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Whether or not you consider yourself a dog person , you probably know someone who has a close bond with their pooch . People have had partnerships with canines for centuries...
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Cambridge University Press to publish Renaissance Quarterly for the Renaissance Society of America

1 hour ago   |   Cambridge Core

Cambridge University Press is partnering with the Renaissance Society of America to publish Renaissance Quarterly , the leading American journal of Renaissance Studies...
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Why Revisit the Early Modern Canon?

1 hour ago   |   Cambridge Core

The thing about canons is that they seem sacred. Challenging them, even revisiting them, can seem heretical. Facing these facts is the first step in addressing the...
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Refugee rocket scientist stands outside Canary Wharf asking for a job

Refugee rocket scientist stands outside Canary Wharf asking for a job

1 hour ago   |   Metro

A refugee and rocket science graduate has taken to the streets in an attempt to get a job. Mohamed Elbarkey fled Libya as a young child after his family were persecuted by...
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Who are Ben and Stephanie on Married at First Sight and are the couple still together?

Who are Ben and Stephanie on Married at First Sight and are the couple still together?

1 hour ago   |   The Irish Sun

MARRIED At First Sight stars Ben and Stephanie won over viewers when they got hitched on the Channel 4 show. But the couple, who were matched by science and didn't meet until...
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An opt-out organ donor system might actually lead to fewer transplants

1 hour ago   |   New Scientist

England's plans to make everyone an organ donor by default could make families less likely to give consent, perhaps leading to a fall in transplant operations
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A drug's weird side effect lets people control their dreams

1 hour ago   |   New Scientist

Researchers have developed the most effective technique for lucid dreaming yet, and it may allow people to fulfil fantasies and overcome nightmares and phobias
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Why the US is worried a Russian satellite might be a space weapon

1 hour ago   |   New Scientist

A Russian satellite has been getting closer to Earth without a clear reason and US officials are concerned that it could be a space weapon
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Gregory Peck's grandson Ethan cast as Spock in Star Trek: Discovery

Gregory Peck's grandson Ethan cast as Spock in Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek has found its new Spock, but it's not Zachary Quinto (Picture:Paramount Television/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock Ever since Star Trek: Discovery announced that Spock would... Read more ...

UK weather warning: World to experience EXTREME heat for next FOUR YEARS

UK weather warning: World to experience EXTREME heat for next FOUR YEARS

SCORCHING heatwaves like the one we have just experienced will be with us annually for the next four years at least, scientists have warned. Read more ...

Refugee rocket scientist stands outside Canary Wharf asking for a job

Refugee rocket scientist stands outside Canary Wharf asking for a job

A refugee and rocket science graduate has taken to the streets in an attempt to get a job. Mohamed Elbarkey fled Libya as a young child after his family were persecuted by... Read more ...

Who are Ben and Stephanie on Married at First Sight and are the couple still...

Who are Ben and Stephanie on Married at First Sight and are the couple still together?

MARRIED At First Sight stars Ben and Stephanie won over viewers when they got hitched on the Channel 4 show. But the couple, who were matched by science and didn't meet until... Read more ...

George Wasswa

George Wasswa

Director of Research OperationsGeorge CFAPR.org George Wasswa is the director of research operations for the Center for Financial Aid Policy Research. George oversees the daily... Read more ...

Laura De Santos

Laura De Santos

Project DirectorLaura CFAPR.org Laura De Santos is a project director at the Center for Financial Aid Policy Research and oversees the center's projects. Previously, she was... Read more ...

NASA news: Is this ‘alien face' photographed on Mars actually Beaker the Muppet?

NASA news: Is this ‘alien face' photographed on Mars actually Beaker the Muppet?

NASA'S relentless hunt for alien life on Mars sometimes results in hilarious discoveries - but can you see the striking resemblance this “alien face” has to a certain Muppet... Read more ...

Please join us in welcoming Ars' newest contributor, Jennifer Ouellette

Please join us in welcoming Ars' newest contributor, Jennifer Ouellette

Readers who pay careful attention may have noticed a new byline attached to an article today. And, if any of you follow physics-which seems to be a lot of you-they will be... Read more ...

I'm A Refugee Rocket Scientist And My Job Hunt Went Viral

I'm A Refugee Rocket Scientist And My Job Hunt Went Viral

Rush-hour at Canary Wharf is not the best place to be when your legs are shaking with nerves. But this is where I was on Tuesday, holding a sign telling my story in 20 words... Read more ...

MONSTER ticks found in Germany threaten Europe with DEADLY disease...

MONSTER ticks found in Germany threaten Europe with DEADLY disease Crimean-Congo fever

A MONSTER tick species has found its way to Germany and threatens to spread DEADLY tropical disease Crimean-Congo fever across the whole of Europe. Read more ...