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Feb 11, 2016

Defend Your Research: What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women — By Anita Woolley and Thomas W. Malone | Harvard Business Review

Posted by in categories: science, strategy

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“The finding: There’s little correlation between a group’s collective intelligence and the IQs of its individual members. But if a group includes more women, its collective intelligence rises.”

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Feb 10, 2016

A friendly reminder: Technology, like science, is neither good nor bad

Posted by in categories: alien life, military, science

What matters is why it was developed and how it is used.

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Feb 10, 2016

Science and superheroes: how close are we to creating real superpowers?

Posted by in category: science

I do believe that I will see this in my life time.


As Marvel’s Deadpool hits screens we ask: with three out of five fictional superheroes owing their powers to science, will we ever have real superpowers?

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Feb 7, 2016

Science: ‘Light: A Radiant History From Creation to the Quantum Age,’

Posted by in categories: quantum physics, science

I wake up today, and do my normal routine which is coffee and toast in bed, etc. Then I started screening through the news and wham! Quantum seems to be discussed everywhere today. Did a lightbulb just turned on for folks.


An exploration of the science and philosophy of something as old as the universe and as fresh as this moment.

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Feb 4, 2016

NASA’s Spirit Mars rover found mysterious growths on Mars that could be the biggest discovery in science

Posted by in categories: alien life, science

VIDEO: Was the Ancient Aliens guy right?

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Feb 4, 2016

Astronauts and Arugula: Using Space-Station Technology to Grow Food — By Davina van Buren | Modern Farmer / smithsonian.com

Posted by in categories: human trajectories, science, space, space travel

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“Unlike other vertical farms that use market-ready technology, Romano developed Infinite Harvest’s proprietary building management system from the ground up, using his knowledge of space habitat design.

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Feb 4, 2016

Wait not in vain | The Economist

Posted by in categories: business, cryonics, human trajectories, science

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“After decades of piecemeal progress, the science of cryogenically storing human organs is warming up”

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Feb 3, 2016

How, not why, the human brain folds — By Leah Burrows | Harvard Gazette

Posted by in category: science

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“The distinctive troughs and crests of the human brain are not present in most animals; highly folded brains are seen only in a handful of species, including some primates, dolphins, elephants, and pigs. In humans, folding begins in fetal brains around the 20th week of gestation and is completed only when the child is about 18 months old.”

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Feb 2, 2016

South Pole’s next generation of discovery — By Carla Reiter | University of Chicago

Posted by in categories: astronomy, physics, science

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“Later this year, during what passes for summer in Antarctica, a group of Chicago scientists will arrive at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole research station to install a new and enhanced instrument designed to plumb the earliest history of the cosmos.”

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Jan 26, 2016

Quantum histories get all tangled up — By Andrew Grant | Science News

Posted by in categories: human trajectories, quantum physics, science

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“Quantum mechanics, a new experiment suggests, requires that multiple adventures occur simultaneously to create a consistent account of history.”

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