Click Here to Read: Science and Culture: Using fiction to make the case for basic research, Review of Jellyfish Have Eyes by Joran by Joel Shurkin in the PNAS Journal, vol. 112 no. 14.
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Click Here To Read: CERN restarts Large Hadron Collider By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on April 8, 2015.
An event display of the Higgs boson decaying into two photons. Credit: CMS/CERN
Click Here to Read: Life Lines: For an artist with amnesia, the world takes place through her pencil by Daniel Zalewski in The New Yorker in March 30, 2015.
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Click Here to Read and View: INCREDIBLE: NASA video shows the dark side of the moon by Elivokim Cohen on the Jews News Website on February 10, 2015.
Click Here to Read: How people use “common knowledge” to coordinate their actions on the Medical Xpress Website on March 23, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Etiology and Treatment of Autism: A Scientific Review of the Evidence by James D. Herbert, Ph.D., Ian R. Sharp, Ph.D., and Brandon A. Gaudiano, Ph.D. on the Quackwatch website.
Click Here to Read: Memories Weaken Without Reinforcement, Study Finds By Pam Belluck in The New York Times on March 16, 2015.
CreditFrom top left, clockwise: Computational Perception and Cognition Lab at MIT, John D. Schiff, Dr. Maria Wimber, and Enoch Lau/CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Click Here to Read and View: NASA Just Released The Largest Picture Ever Taken And It Will Shake Up Your Universe on the Jews News Website.
Click Here to View: “CHASING ICE” captures largest glacier calving ever filmed on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: Why Pi Matters by Steven Strogatz in the New Yorker on March 13, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: Hubble finds ‘best evidence’ for Ganymede subsurface ocean By Jonathan Amos BBC News Website on March 12, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Oldest Homo fossil from Ethiopia links human genus to Australopithecus By Thomas H. Douglass on the World Socialist Website on March 10, 2015.
Click Here to Read: The Feel-Good Gene by Richard A. Freedman in The New York Times on March 6, 2015.
Click Here to View: My Stroke of Insight: Jill Bolte Taylor’s Ted Talk on the Ted Website filmed February 2008.
Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists deride Human Brain Project as misguided, unhelpful by Tom Bartlett On the Genetic Literacy Project Website on February 17, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Two Tiny Jurassic Mammal Species Unearthed in China on the NBC News Website.
Click Here to Read: NASA: by The US Faces a “Mega-Drought” Not Seen in 1,000 Years By Jordan Valinsky on the Science.mic website on February 13, 2015
Click Here to Read: Evolution: Darwin Day 2015 – Virtual Issual on the Wiley Online Library Website.
The Trip Treatment: Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting resultsWednesday, February 11th, 2015
Click Here to Read: The Trip Treatment: Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results. By Mechael Pollan in The New Yorker in the Gebruary 9, 2015 issue.
Psilocybin may be useful in treating anxiety, addiction, and depression, and in studying the neurobiology of mystical experience.
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