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why your beer is safe from global warming. for now…
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why your beer is safe from global warming. for now…

The beer industry has a plan to keep their product affordable in spite of climate change. But they’re not the only ones having to come up with climate mitigation plans to stay in business.

why the earth won’t remember us fondly
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why the earth won’t remember us fondly

Scientists are debating how humanity will be remembered millions of years from now and it won’t be by our sprawling cities and historical sites. It will be by our pollution, garbage, and weapons.

what interstellar’s black hole can teach us about science in entertainment
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what interstellar’s black hole can teach us about science in entertainment

After Interstellar, more and more representations of black holes are leaning towards scientific correctness. It may not sound like much, but it’s actually kind of a big deal.

antarctic ice shows us a glimpse of what may lie beyond the standard model
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antarctic ice shows us a glimpse of what may lie beyond the standard model

Particle physicists have been stuck confirming the same patterns of particle creation and decay. Now, they coud have a chance to study something brand new.

what’s wrong with right to try laws
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what’s wrong with right to try laws

Giving terminally ill patients a chance to try experimental drugs also means protecting them from scammers.

climate change deniers throw a pity party in congress to talk about hurt feelings
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climate change deniers throw a pity party in congress to talk about hurt feelings

The House's Denialist-in-Chief Lamar Smith invites his favorite climate change denialists for an afternoon of ego stroking and kvetching.

pollution denial, the hot new trend ready to kill you for a quick profit
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pollution denial, the hot new trend ready to kill you for a quick profit

Fossil fuel lobbyists are ready to give you asthma, COPD, and even lung cancer if it means they and their clients can make an extra dollar.

when asked about sciences, people turn to stereotypes, movies, and wild guesses
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when asked about sciences, people turn to stereotypes, movies, and wild guesses

Another study shows that Americans still don't seem to understand how science works.

politicizing science the right way
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politicizing science the right way

Scientists search for truth, not "balance" to appease partisans who already hate them anyway. If they get involved in politics, they shouldn't change their attitudes.

why putting science above politics today is a suicide pact
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why putting science above politics today is a suicide pact

If scientists don't get aggressively involved in policy and soon, there might not be much science left for them to do...

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