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Howmanywordsisthis

Howmanywordsisthis

How children learn word boundaries

Nanowires and Fuel Cells

Nanowires and Fuel Cells

Dr. Andre Taylor is developing carbon nanotubes and bulk metallic glasses as new catalysts for fuel cells, aiming to reduce the inefficiencies of current platinum-based models and design cells that are versatile and economical enough for real-world applications.

The Bad Side of Ozone – Pursuing Ozone Abatement

The Bad Side of Ozone – Pursuing Ozone Abatement

Ozone is a single molecule with the same chemical composition no matter where it is found. However, while stratospheric ozone protects against ultraviolet light, ozone at lower altitudes can cause significant health problems.

Cultural Cognition and Scientific Consensus

Cultural Cognition and Scientific Consensus

Professor Dan Kahan at the Yale Law School explains how people’s cultural values influence their risk perception on issues in one of the studies under the Cultural Cognition Project.

The Secrets to a Healthier Pizza

The Secrets to a Healthier Pizza

You’ve heard from health gurus, but what do scientists tell us about the possibilities of making this popular dish healthier?

Controversies in Science

Controversies in Science

In April 2010, a paper surfaced questioning a well-established concept regarding the branched assembly of actin filaments in moving cells. However, before accepting the new theory published in Nature by Urban et al., YSM decided to critically analyze the circumstances

Congo Red Dot Test: A Groundbreaking Method to Diagnose Preeclampsia

Congo Red Dot Test: A Groundbreaking Method to Diagnose Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a disorder of the blood vessels that affects 5-8% of pregnant women but can be deadly and is often detected when it is too late. Researchers have stumbled upon interesting properties of this disease that enabled them to discover the Congo Red Dot Test, a cheap and easy way to diagnose this disorder at its early stages.

Does Sugar Really Make Children Hyper?

Does Sugar Really Make Children Hyper?

When your younger siblings or the kids you’re babysitting start bouncing off the walls and driving you insane, you’re more likely than not to blame their behavior on a “sugar high.” But is sugar actually the culprit? Years of oral