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Daily Record
Meet Sebastian Junger, keynote speaker of Morristown festivalexperience. To survive, any group reverts to a more 'primitive' stage of socia
Meet Sebastian Junger, keynote speaker of Morristown festival
Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
experience. To survive, any group reverts to a more 'primitive' stage of social development. Far from the strictures of society, warriors develop their own brand of authority, their own community. To survive, they must exercise fundamental... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
4 Bay Area ‘geniuses”night by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, reward every field
4 Bay Area ‘geniuses”
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
night by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, reward every field of human endeavor, from theoretical physics to urban farming. Ten of this year’s 24 winners are Californians. New York claims seven. The Bay Area always claims... Read more
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WestportNow
Keith R. Verges, 55of attendance, he earned three bachelor of science degrees from Southern Method
Keith R. Verges, 55
WestportNow / Posted 4 days ago
of attendance, he earned three bachelor of science degrees from Southern Methodist University in mathematics, chemistry and physics, becoming the first recipient of the school’s Frank C. McDonald Memorial Award in Physics in 1981. He went on to... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
4 Bay Area ‘geniuses”night by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, reward every field
4 Bay Area ‘geniuses”
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 4 days ago
night by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, reward every field of human endeavor, from theoretical physics to urban farming. Ten of this year’s 24 winners are Californians. New York claims seven. The Bay Area always claims... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Today in History, Sept. 22: Cy Young wins 511th and final victory in 1911Albert died in Malibu, California, at age 55. Five years ago: A group of Europ
Today in History, Sept. 22: Cy Young wins 511th and final victory in 1911
Southwest Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Albert died in Malibu, California, at age 55. Five years ago: A group of European researchers at the world's biggest physics lab in Switzerland claimed to have measured a subatomic particle, a neutrino, traveling faster than the speed of... Read more
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NBC News
Author Gene Luen Yang Among 2016 MacArthur 'Genius' GranteesFive Asian Americans were among the 23 "geniuses" named 2016 MacArthur Fellows
Author Gene Luen Yang Among 2016 MacArthur 'Genius' Grantees
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
Five Asian Americans were among the 23 "geniuses" named 2016 MacArthur Fellows today: Gene Luen Yang, Ahilan Arulanantham, Subhash Khot, Manu Prakash, and Jin-Quan Yu. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation chooses fellows annually based... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 22, 2016Albert died in Malibu, California, at age 55. Five years ago: A group of Europ
This day in history, Sept. 22, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Albert died in Malibu, California, at age 55. Five years ago: A group of European researchers at the world's biggest physics lab in Switzerland claimed to have measured a subatomic particle, a neutrino, traveling faster than the speed of... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Researchers Demonstrate Hyperspectral Imaging For Multiphoton MicroscopyRadisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Rochester, New York, USA. About FiO/LS Fro
Researchers Demonstrate Hyperspectral Imaging For Multiphoton Microscopy
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 4 days ago
Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Rochester, New York, USA. About FiO/LS Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2016 is The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting and held together with Laser Science, the 32th annual meeting of the American Physical... Read more
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The Mercury News
MacArthur Foundation selects four Bay Area “geniuses”night by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, reward every field
MacArthur Foundation selects four Bay Area “geniuses”
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
night by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, reward every field of human endeavor, from theoretical physics to urban farming. Ten of this year’s 24 winners are Californians. New York claims seven. The Bay Area always claims... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryAlbert died in Malibu, California, at age 55. Five years ago: A group of Europ
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
Albert died in Malibu, California, at age 55. Five years ago: A group of European researchers at the world's biggest physics lab in Switzerland claimed to have measured a subatomic particle, a neutrino, traveling faster than the speed of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Scientist, educator and immigrantup and communicate what I cared about. I soon discovered that there was more to
Scientist, educator and immigrant
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
up and communicate what I cared about. I soon discovered that there was more to the political process than voting. As a physics student at the University of Bern, still living with my parents in Heiligenschwendi, I took the first bus in the... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Surge Of Consumer Product Development Activity At SPIE Optics Photonics Mirrors Industry Vitalityvitality and dynamism in photonics industry and research. SPIE Optics + Photon
Surge Of Consumer Product Development Activity At SPIE Optics Photonics Mirrors Industry Vitality
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 7 days ago
vitality and dynamism in photonics industry and research. SPIE Optics + Photonics, organized by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, ran 28 August through 1 September in San Diego, California. "The multidisciplinary mix at... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Can the Cancer Moonshot do what its advocates promise?the moon in the 1960s is profoundly flawed. The latter was primarily an enginee
Can the Cancer Moonshot do what its advocates promise?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
the moon in the 1960s is profoundly flawed. The latter was primarily an engineering problem. The science, in particular the physics, necessary to achieve a moon landing was already adequately understood. What was needed was the technology to achieve... Read more
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The Irish Times
Architects - They’re not just for the richthink of architecture as being for the rich, and nothing to do with them. And t
Architects - They’re not just for the rich
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
think of architecture as being for the rich, and nothing to do with them. And that’s a pity.” The title of their talk, The Physics of Culture, is drawn from the work of Alexander Von Humboldt, the naturalist and explorer who put Latin America on... Read more
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CTV News
Fossil hunter gives famous 500-million-old specimen back to N.L.intact discovery spent the next 30 years in Chicago, in the home office of Levi
Fossil hunter gives famous 500-million-old specimen back to N.L.
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
intact discovery spent the next 30 years in Chicago, in the home office of Levi-Setti, a professor emeritus of physics at University of Chicago. "It was always meant to be a loan," he said. Acquisition offers from the American Museum... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
Opening Exercises highlight undergraduate achievementsGerman language and culture. Tyler could not be reached for comments. From Fo
Opening Exercises highlight undergraduate achievements
Daily Princetonian / Posted 11 days ago
German language and culture. Tyler could not be reached for comments. From Forbes College, Offertaler, a prospective physics major and a member of the chess club, received the Manfred Pyka Memorial Prize in Physics. “The level of physics and... Read more
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Business Wire
Willis-Knighton Health System Adopts Samsung BodyTom® for Brachytherapy Suiteprocedures such as spinal surgery,1 enhancing outcomes.2 The BodyTom will be o
Willis-Knighton Health System Adopts Samsung BodyTom® for Brachytherapy Suite
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
procedures such as spinal surgery,1 enhancing outcomes.2 The BodyTom will be on display at Samsung booth #8001 at The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 58th Annual Meeting, September 25-27, 2016 at the Boston Convention and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physicists observe spontaneous mechanical buckling in freestanding grapheneelectronic devices. The research team published its findings Tuesday in Physic
Physicists observe spontaneous mechanical buckling in freestanding graphene
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
electronic devices. The research team published its findings Tuesday in Physical Review Letters, the journal of the American Physical Society. The discovery was also highlighted on the society's Physics news site. The researchers used... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Joyce J. Kaufmanwork when she was 8 years old after reading a biography of Polish-born scientis
Dr. Joyce J. Kaufman
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
work when she was 8 years old after reading a biography of Polish-born scientist Marie Curie, who won Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry. After graduating from Robert E. Lee School 49 on Cathedral Street, a school for students considered... Read more
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PhysOrg
Engineers stop soap bubbles from swirlingat Stanford have figured out how to pause this swirling – a feat never before d
Engineers stop soap bubbles from swirling
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
at Stanford have figured out how to pause this swirling – a feat never before documented. The research, published in Physics Review Fluids, allows for closer examination of these flows, while also producing kaleidoscopic works of art. "We... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Honors Northeast welcomes 2016-2017 scholars - Honors Northeast welcomes 2016-2017 scholars SEPTEMBER 09 2016 J. WEBER The Northeast Texas Community College Honors Program is pleased to announce its Honors Students for the 2016-2017 school yea...Honors Northeast students for the 2016-2017 academic year include: Presidentia
Honors Northeast welcomes 2016-2017 scholars - Honors Northeast welcomes 2016-2017 scholars SEPTEMBER 09 2016 J. WEBER The Northeast Texas Community College Honors Program is pleased to announce its Honors Students for the 2016-2017 school yea...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Honors Northeast students for the 2016-2017 academic year include: Presidential Scholars Aubry Buchanan is a physics major who spent an entire summer as a volunteer for the Boys and Girls Club. He was on the forefront of cross-country... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Across Northeastern Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed livestelevision ... that it was a big deal. ... If New York City and these huge towe
Across Northeastern Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed lives
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
television ... that it was a big deal. ... If New York City and these huge towers that were kind of representative of the American dream are so easily taken away, then how vulnerable is the rest of the country?” This realization, and the... Read more
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The Coast
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 10without an obvious theme tying them together, but each one highlighting the inh
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 10
The Coast / Posted 15 days ago
without an obvious theme tying them together, but each one highlighting the inherent absurdity in a variety of facets of American and Canadian society. One of Petrie’s strengths as a performer and writer is his ability to use the specificities... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Across Northeast Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed livestelevision ... that it was a big deal. ... If New York City and these huge towe
Across Northeast Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed lives
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
television ... that it was a big deal. ... If New York City and these huge towers that were kind of representative of the American dream are so easily taken away, then how vulnerable is the rest of the country?” This realization, and the... Read more
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The Coast
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 9is constant and funny. James runs through girlfriends, Wales, the amazing numbe
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 9
The Coast / Posted 16 days ago
is constant and funny. James runs through girlfriends, Wales, the amazing number of eccentric jobs he's had with a bit of physics thrown in, which James has a degree in. Really excellent bit about Stephen Hawking. James is indeed from Wales, from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Q&A: The Pope's astronomer on faith, science and alienscan see the role that members of the observatory have always played in the Inte
Q&A: The Pope's astronomer on faith, science and aliens
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
can see the role that members of the observatory have always played in the International Astronomers Union and in the American Astronomy Society. I'm a past president of the Division for Planetary Scientists, which is basically half the... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Story of a SuicideState Equality, a New Jersey gay-rights group, released a statement that read,
The Story of a Suicide
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
State Equality, a New Jersey gay-rights group, released a statement that read, in part, “We are sickened that anyone in our society, such as the students allegedly responsible for making the surreptitious video, might consider destroying others’... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Q&A: The Pope's astronomer on faith, science and alienscan see the role that members of the observatory have always played in the Inte
Q&A: The Pope's astronomer on faith, science and aliens
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
can see the role that members of the observatory have always played in the International Astronomers Union and in the American Astronomy Society. I'm a past president of the Division for Planetary Scientists, which is basically half the... Read more
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The Coast
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 8without an obvious theme tying them together, but each one highlighting the inh
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 8
The Coast / Posted 17 days ago
without an obvious theme tying them together, but each one highlighting the inherent absurdity in a variety of facets of American and Canadian society. One of Petrie’s strengths as a performer and writer is his ability to use the specificities... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Walter Tudor Wyatt JohnstonFrom a very early age, he read voraciously on almost any topic except for organ
Walter Tudor Wyatt Johnston
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
From a very early age, he read voraciously on almost any topic except for organic chemistry (too messy) or North American History (too short). A challenging conversationalist, he was open-minded enough to accept as plausible any thesis... Read more
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Slate
A Very Small History of Nanotechnologygrasp, possesses a historical arc stretching far back to the height of the Cold
A Very Small History of Nanotechnology
Slate / Posted 18 days ago
grasp, possesses a historical arc stretching far back to the height of the Cold War. From the 1950s onward, investments in physics, chemistry, and the relatively new field of materials science provided a research foundation for the eventual... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hypothetical new particle could solve two major problems in particle physicsidentified two regions, A and B (dotted), to search for the new particle in pro
Hypothetical new particle could solve two major problems in particle physics
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
identified two regions, A and B (dotted), to search for the new particle in proposed experiments. Credit: Liu et al. ©2016 American Physical Society (Phys.org)—Although the Large Hadron Collider's enormous 13 TeV energy is more than sufficient to... Read more
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The Coast
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 7without an obvious theme tying them together, but each one highlighting the inh
Atlantic Fringe 2016—Day 7
The Coast / Posted 18 days ago
without an obvious theme tying them together, but each one highlighting the inherent absurdity in a variety of facets of American and Canadian society. One of Petrie’s strengths as a performer and writer is his ability to use the specificities... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Resistance was futile: Star Trek has lived for 50 long years – and boy has it prospered(Wikimedia Commons) A story. Twenty years ago, I was travelling in a minibus,
Resistance was futile: Star Trek has lived for 50 long years – and boy has it prospered
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
(Wikimedia Commons) A story. Twenty years ago, I was travelling in a minibus, escorting a group of heavy-on-the-maths American economists, en route to a conference on global economic futures to be held in a resort up in the Japanese Alps.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Dr. Norbert J. Kuberkain Buffalo, he was a 1946 graduate of Buffalo Technical High School and earned
Dr. Norbert J. Kuberka
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
in Buffalo, he was a 1946 graduate of Buffalo Technical High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and physics from the University of Buffalo in 1950. He completed UB Medical School in 1954 and served his internship and... Read more
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The Space Review
The best reason to go to Marsare left behind. There are people who just don’t like the change and the belief
The best reason to go to Mars
The Space Review / Posted 20 days ago
are left behind. There are people who just don’t like the change and the beliefs that go along with a more tolerant, open society, including the cultural influences we export. To many of these people we aren’t offering a positive message based on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Ryu Goto performs in PPO’s concertthe NYC Department of Education, as well as collaborations with institutions li
Ryu Goto performs in PPO’s concert
Manila Standard Today / Posted 21 days ago
the NYC Department of Education, as well as collaborations with institutions like the Juilliard School and the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra. He does extensive musical outreach and cultural exchange in developing countries in Latin America,... Read more
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PhysOrg
PPPL intern creates software for snapshot of plasma in NSTX-Uin Oakland, California, Wallace was an intern for two summers at the U.S. Depar
PPPL intern creates software for snapshot of plasma in NSTX-U
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
in Oakland, California, Wallace was an intern for two summers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) through the Community College Internship (CCI) program. He has used his talents to develop a tool... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Silicon Valley Follows The Moneywhat else, money. As in cold, hard cash, stock options and, just like in Wall S
How Silicon Valley Follows The Money
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
what else, money. As in cold, hard cash, stock options and, just like in Wall Street, bonuses. Martinez tells it like an American Dream insider. He’s a son of Cuban exiles, born in Southern California, with an almost PhD in Physics at Stanford,... Read more
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The Atlantic
How N.K. Jemisin Won the Hugo AwardLast week, the World Science Fiction society named N.K. Jemisin the first black
How N.K. Jemisin Won the Hugo Award
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
Last week, the World Science Fiction society named N.K. Jemisin the first black writer to win the Hugo Award for Best Novel, perhaps the highest honor for science-fiction and fantasy novels. Her winning work, The Fifth Season, has also been nominated... Read more
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The Irish Times
Call of the wild: Viggo Mortensen goes off grid in ‘Captain Fantastic’The kids are taught to hunt, fish, fight, run and climb. By day, they read Midd
Call of the wild: Viggo Mortensen goes off grid in ‘Captain Fantastic’
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
The kids are taught to hunt, fish, fight, run and climb. By day, they read Middlemarch, The Brothers Karamazov and quantum physics; by night, they sing songs and play guitar. By the time writer-director Matt Ross sent Mortensen a box of literature... Read more
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J Weekly
deathsJackie said that alongside her family, ICS was her proudest accomplishment and
deaths
J Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Jackie said that alongside her family, ICS was her proudest accomplishment and represented her commitment to “a just civic society, a strong Jewish community and the well-being of the State of Israel.” She continued working for JCRC in some... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
‘Inspirational’ former East Lancashire student to receive planetary science awardto planetary science. Scientist Dr John Spencer was awarded the 2016 Planetary
‘Inspirational’ former East Lancashire student to receive planetary science award
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
to planetary science. Scientist Dr John Spencer was awarded the 2016 Planetary Sciences Section Whipple award from the American Geophysical Union which honours those who have made outstanding contributions in the field of planetary science. The... Read more
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Raw Story
An official welcome to the Anthropocene epoch: Scientists declare a new age of humanitycarbon dioxide dipped markedly, suggesting a human fingerprint linked to the Ne
An official welcome to the Anthropocene epoch: Scientists declare a new age of humanity
Raw Story / Posted 27 days ago
carbon dioxide dipped markedly, suggesting a human fingerprint linked to the New World colonists’ impact on indigenous American agriculture, although this idea is contested.Decision time The fact that the WGA has picked a more recent date,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Educating black engineers in Baltimoremore than 30 years ago. He is credited with producing more black engineers than
Educating black engineers in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
more than 30 years ago. He is credited with producing more black engineers than any other individual in the history of American higher education. Gene, or "Dean De" as he is known on campus, came to Morgan in the immediate aftermath of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japanese violinist performs in PPO September concertthe NYC Department of Education, as well as collaborations with institutions li
Japanese violinist performs in PPO September concert
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
the NYC Department of Education, as well as collaborations with institutions like the Juilliard School and the Harvard Bach Society Orchestra. He does extensive musical outreach and cultural exchange in developing countries in Latin America,... Read more
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Wired News
The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Bodyphase transitions such as jamming will play an increasingly important role in t
The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body
Wired News / Posted 30 days ago
phase transitions such as jamming will play an increasingly important role in the fight against cancer. “Certainly in the physics community there’s momentum,” Fredberg said. “If the physicists are on board with it, the biologists are going to have... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hanson: History shows diversity is pathway to chaosand freedom? America's melting pot is history's sole exception of E pluribus u
Hanson: History shows diversity is pathway to chaos
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
and freedom? America's melting pot is history's sole exception of E pluribus unum inclusivity: a successful multiracial society bound by a common culture, language and values. But this is a historic aberration with a future that is now in... Read more

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