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Oceans: Earth's Final Frontier

By: Julia Zeh Edited by: Bryce Harlan        

Our oceans cover over 70% of the Earth’s surface. Everyone has heard this at some point in their lives, whether they learned it in school or read it somewhere. 710 more words

Biology

Most Species Don't Change

“Every paleontologist knows that most species don’t change. That’s bothersome….brings terrible distress. ….They may get a little bigger or bumpier but they remain the same species and that’s not due to imperfection and gaps but stasis. 50 more words

Evolution

Science Book a Day Interviews David Wright

Special thanks to David Wright for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – Downs: The history of a disability

David Wright received his BA and MA in History from McGill University and his DPhil (in History) from the University of Oxford (Great Britain). 617 more words

History

CRISPR-Cas9 Craze

Ever since the CRSIPR-Cas9 Pathway has been discovered, it has been a hotbed of controversy: Who owns the discovery? What are the potential applications? How close are we to designer babies?…….Panic! 477 more words

Biology

Hypoallergenic Isn’t Really a Thing - Speaking of...

Hypoallergenic Isn’t Really a Thing – Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 16

It’s a simple claim made on thousands of personal care products for adults and kids: hypoallergenic.

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Proprioception: The Body's Internal Map

“The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. (One is unable to notice something because it is always before one’s eyes.) The real foundations of his enquiry do not strike a man at all.”    -Wittgenstein…

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Beauty