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Science Selections

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Science Selections From Popular Scientific Journals

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Science Selections From Popular Scientific Journals

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Science Selections

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Science Selections From Popular Scientific Journals

Rank #1: A Genetic Shortcut - Feb, 2019 Scientific American

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Gene therapies that turn the body into a designer antibody factory could bypass drawbacks of expensive treatments. By Amanda Keener.
Feb 02 2019
14 mins
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Rank #2: Is Sunscreen the New Margerine? - LongReads.com Jan, 2019

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Current guidelines for sun exposure are unhealthy and unscientific, controversial new research suggests... By Rowan Jacobsen.
Jan 19 2019
26 mins
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Rank #3: O Chute! - Mar, 2019 Scientific American

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O Chute! Someone finally did a study on the efficacy of parachutes. By Steve Mirsky.
Mar 17 2019
7 mins
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Rank #4: Limits of Ancestry Tests - Feb 19, 2019 Vox.com

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23andMe and other genetic testing companies promise to reveal your family's past. But what are they actually finding? By Brian Resnick.
Feb 16 2019
16 mins
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Rank #5: Yeast Makes Weed - Wired Feb, 2019

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Forget Growing Weed - Yeast Can Make CBD and THC. Researchers find a way for yeast to make marijuana's compounds. By Matt Simon.
Mar 03 2019
10 mins
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Rank #6: Why is your wine crying? - Ars Technica Mar, 2019

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Shock waves likely play a role. Alcohol content, the pour, and shape of the glass are also factors in wine tears. By Jennifer Ouellette.
Mar 10 2019
7 mins
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Rank #7: The Future of Hamburgers - The Week Magazine May 2019

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To address climate change, we'll have to reduce our consumption of beef. That's a tough sell in a country that loves its burgers...
May 11 2019
16 mins
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Rank #8: Earlier Menstruation - May, 2019 Scientific American

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Why Are Girls Getting Periods So Young? Menstruation is starting earlier and earlier, with worrying consequences for women's health.
May 04 2019
8 mins
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Rank #9: A Shot at Regeneration - Apr, 2019 Scientific American

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A once abandoned drug compound shows an ability to rebuild organs damaged by illness and injury. By Kevin Strange and Viravuth Yin.
Apr 07 2019
19 mins
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Rank #10: When You're Allergic to Meat - The Week Magazine Mar, 2019

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A tick-borne syndrome triggering allergy to animal products is spreading through the southeast U.S. and the world. By Maryn McKenna.
Mar 30 2019
16 mins
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Rank #11: Evolved to Exercise - Jan, 2019 Scientific American

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Unlike our ape cousins, humans require high levels of physical activity to be healthy. By Herman Pontzer.
Jan 05 2019
34 mins
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Rank #12: Geometry Vs. Gerrymandering - Nov, 2018 Scientific American

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Mathematicians are developing forensics to identify political maps that disenfranchise voters. By Moon Duchin of Tufts University.
Dec 06 2018
23 mins
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Rank #13: Brain Bugs? - Nov, 2018 ScienceMag.org

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We know the microbes in the gut greatly affect health. Could some of them be making a home in our brains? By Kelly Servick.
Nov 09 2018
8 mins
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Rank #14: Greatest Pandemic - The Conversation, Jan, 2018

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The "Greatest Pandemic in History" was 100 years ago - but many of us still get the basic facts wrong. By Richard Gunderman.
Jul 03 2018
11 mins
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Rank #15: Build an Altair 8800 - Feb, 2018 IEEE Spectrum

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Build Your Own Altair 8800 P.C. Go back to 1974 and the dawn of home computing with this Arduino-based kit. By Stephen Cass.
Feb 26 2018
8 mins
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Rank #16: Dangerous Medicine - Oct, 2017 Scientific American

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In the mid-19th century two surgeons transformed the ancient butchering art of surgery with science. By Lindsey Fitzharris.
Nov 16 2017
14 mins
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Rank #17: Geosynchronous Repair Robots - IEEE Spectrum

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Inside DARPA's Mission to Send a Repair Robot to Geosynchronous Orbit. The RSGS spacecraft could visit and inspect dozens of satellites.
Aug 29 2017
25 mins
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Rank #18: Is There a 'Female' Brain? - Sep, 2017 Scientific American

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The debate over differences between male and female brains could have implications for health and personal identity. By Lydia Denworth.
Aug 26 2017
25 mins
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Rank #19: Gender Myths - Sep, 2017 Scientific American

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The notion that behavioral differences between the sexes are immutable does not hold up under scrutiny. By Cordelia Fine & Mark Elgar
Aug 20 2017
23 mins
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Rank #20: Soy Formula Experiment - Aug, 2017 UnDark

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Soy milk and formula contain potent human hormone disruptors. We don't know what this means for child development. By Deborah Blum.
Aug 13 2017
14 mins
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