Topic: The Royal Society
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Martin Fleischmann, the British electrochemist who in 1989 controversially proclaimed to have discovered a way to produce nuclear fusion in a room-temperature glass bottle, passed away on Friday.
Research from a worm experiment aboard the International Space Station was published online Wednesday. Already, it's shedding some light on interplanetary questions.
11/30/2011 04:08 pm
Using high-speed X-ray video, biologists have found that dogs use the same techniques as cats to lap up liquids, although dogs are decidedly less fastidious.
05/25/2011 11:56 am
Astrophysicist Martin Rees, a man of 'no religious beliefs,' was awarded the Templeton Prize for helping humanity address 'fundamental questions of our nature and existence.'
04/06/2011 09:49 am
Does the preference for constraint through centralized direction betray a profound misunderstanding of the way markets work?
07/23/2010 10:09 am
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
06/02/2010 12:16 pm
The Atlantis crew brought along a photo of Isaac Newton, as well as a chip of wood from the famous apple tree that inspired his law of gravity, which they let float freely.
05/21/2010 01:55 pm
If humans heated the earth, perhaps our technology can cool it, too. A look at the science of geoengineering and how it might be used to address global warming.
05/03/2010 04:57 pm
Strong journalistic skills make this assessment of geoengineering lively, intelligent, and even humorous.
04/22/2010 03:41 pm
A new species of 6-foot-long lizard has been discovered in the Philippines. But its habitat is quickly fading because of deforestation.
04/07/2010 01:46 pm