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Modification Information: Should GMOs Be Labeled?

Whether organisms should be genetically modified has been a subject of debate since the 1970s, when scientists Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer created the first recombinant DNA organism and transgenic … Continue reading

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STAP in the Name of Love – The Dangers of Scientific Overreach

Science is constantly evolving. Every day, new phenomena, techniques and ideas are discovered and explored. Scientists live and work in a continually shifting environment, where with the right amount of … Continue reading

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When Governments Disagree about Pharmaceuticals

The clashes between several federal agencies involved in the regulation of food and drugs has time and again proven to be a matter of concern, raising questions about the need … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cosmic Inflation in Question

Revived after 34 years of collecting dust, the theory of cosmic inflation has been put on life support amid scrutiny by fellow scientists. Raphael Flauger, a theoretical physicist at NYU, … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Lunar Eclipses

On April 15, a total lunar eclipse took place and set off a tetrad of eclipses for 2014-2015. Whether you’re an aspiring astronomer or a student who’ll probably be up … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Detecting Ripples from the Birth of our Universe

It’s not often that physicists make headlines. Thursday, March 27 was the exception. At a seemingly out-of-the-blue press conference at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, researchers from the Background Imaging … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Delivering Marine Renewable Energy Targets in the Face of Unknown Environmental Impacts

Environmentalists struggle to deliver world-class solutions to complex environmental problems without further harming Earth’s natural systems. This well-known dilemma stems from unknown or ambiguous environmental impacts. Countries around the world … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment
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