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Tag Archives: American Association for the Advancement of Science

ROLL OVER EVERY FEW WEEKS

I USED to believe that bears were the typical hibernators. However, “Squirrels With a Rainy Day Fund,” by Mitch Leslie, in AAAS Science magazine, March 2, 2018, encouraged a bit … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

FIE ON AUTO-CORRECT!

I’VE DISARMED THE auto-correct on both sides of my PC/Apple machine. I’ve had enough of fighting with its opinions on what I really mean. More often than not, it’s wrong; … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 6 Comments

$AVE THROUGH FONT$

ONE OBSERVANT 14-yer-old could save the federal government roughly $234 million a year—by suggesting a standardization of type font. His research made “News of the Week” in the March 14, … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

NEED ENERGY? MORE OIL? BETTER SOLAR?

TWO RECENT articles in Science magazine, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, give indications of energy research in two contrasting areas: How to form hydrocarbons; and … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

RISKY RESEARCH

HOW MUCH risk should a journal assume when publishing new—and potentially contentious—findings? This may sound purely academic, but there are implications in how the rest of us accept things that … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

SCIENCE TIME TRAVEL

SUPPOSE YOU could travel back in time and share some 21st Century knowledge with someone of an earlier era. Whom to choose? What knowledge to share? In its “NextGenVoices,” 5 … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 6 Comments