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Researchers want you to know that immersing yourself in your own mind isn’t all sunshine and enlightenment.
A recent paper with a grim notice about the planet’s warming oceans was wrong according to a climate change contrarian. Its authors agree.
The 2018 midterms may be the most important vote today’s generations will cast for science, technology, and the basic social contract in America. The future is at stake, literally.
CERN wants to investigate how antimatter falls by creating and dropping anti-hydrogen atoms, adding to our understanding of particle physics and its applications.
Nuclear pasta isn’t exactly an awe-inspiring name, but it may be the strongest substance in the universe and it’s found in only in the crust of neutron stars.
Another study shows that Americans still don't seem to understand how science works.
While pervasive, deceptive fake news seems to be a new phenomenon for the public, the science world has been trying to battle their version of it for years.
Tractor beams aren't just for aliens cruising Earth and looking for people to abduct anymore. In fact, you can build one yourself.
A project to replicate studies it found problematic is running into its own replication problems and not following experimental designs.
Peer review and editorial input at PLOS ONE are in trouble and scientists are very, very upset.