The March for Science will occur April 22, 2017 across the nation and the world, with a significant turnout expected in Washington D.C. Continue reading
The recent poisoning of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un’s brother in Malaysia has brought a deadly chemical weapon back into the spotlight. Continue reading
In the debate over refugees, immigration, and terrorism, the impact of policy on the practice of science and its role in American prosperity is being ignored.
There’s been a lot of discussion on social media of a recent paper in PNAS by Anders Eklund, Tom Nichols, and Hans Knutsson.
Cluster failure: Why fMRI inferences for spatial extent have inflated false-positive rates
Even Science magazine felt they needed to address it. What is this fuss all about?
Displaying the sleuthing skills of Sherlock Holmes, Jerry Harris carefully tracks the footprints to a point where they disintegrate into a muddle of scratches. He vividly deduces what transpired here. “Came up out of Lake Dixie,” Harris says, pointing to prints leading up the slope. “Sat down on the side of the berm . . . sat down in such a way that it rested both its hands and feet.” Continue reading
Long-necked Sauropods, like Brontosaurus, were the largest animals on earth, but their brain, not their leg strength, is what kept them from getting any bigger.