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Eric R. Olson

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February 28, 2008

How one woman brought two worlds together.

February 18, 2008

Our oceans are in trouble and climate change is playing a big part. This broad theme dominated many of the scientific talks I caught this weekend at the American Association […]

February 9, 2008

Here are the tastiest technology tidbits, pulled from this past week’s news headlines. There was a lot of buzz about a knee brace that can generate electricity for personal electronic […]

February 5, 2008

As the Bush administration’s veritable war on science moves into its final year and we start selecting new leadership, many wonder what science policy will look like in a new […]

February 4, 2008

Why you might not vote for the thing you want.

February 4, 2008

On location at New York University's Center for Experimental Social Science

January 9, 2008

When we think of environmentalism we tend to think of the preservation of pristine tracts of land far removed from civilization or of “green living” where we try to minimize […]

December 21, 2007

It would surprise most people to learn that an exploding cell phone could pack enough of a wallop to kill them. A severe burn—maybe, but it’s hard to imagine an […]

December 17, 2007

The cell–the most fundamental unit of life–could one day be as easily programmable as a computer, according to Mark Weiss, professor of electrical engineering and molecular biology at Princeton University. […]

December 11, 2007

A cellular process tested in mice may hold the answer to fighting cancer in humans.


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