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The Coming Population Crash: Investigating the Aftermath of a Population Implosion

The Coming Population Crash: Investigating the Aftermath of a Population Implosion

🕔20:53, 11.May 2013

In his 2010 book The Coming Population Crash, author and journalist Fred Pearce describes past attempts to curb population growth and analyzes the social effects of the current-day shift in demographics.

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The Impending Population Boom … or Food Crash?

The Impending Population Boom … or Food Crash?

🕔20:50, 11.May 2013

Lester R. Brown’s Full Plant, Empty Plates depicts a bleak future caused by growing population pressures and irresponsible resource usage. Warning of impending crisis, his book urges readers to take action now.

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Cities

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Cities

🕔20:45, 11.May 2013

Although the world is rapidly becoming increasingly urbanized, many facts about cities still surprise us. Here are five fascinating insights into the nature of the modern city.

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Power in Numbers: The Growing Citizen Science Movement

Power in Numbers: The Growing Citizen Science Movement

🕔20:04, 11.May 2013

People around the globe have been classifying galaxies, deciphering old weather records, and discovering exoplanets — all in their free time. The citizen science movement is revolutionizing the world of research, as crowdsourcing is becoming a valuable tool for scientists’ collaborations while allowing the public to try their hands at the scientific process.

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Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science

Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science

🕔05:25, 3.Apr 2013

In his 2011 book, author Michael Nielsen explores the new potential of Open Science and how the movement will shape the way in which scientists collaborate and approach scientific discoveries.

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John Vs. Jennifer: A Battle of the Sexes

John Vs. Jennifer: A Battle of the Sexes

🕔15:56, 19.Feb 2013

If one were to peek into Yale’s science classrooms, it is unlikely that he or she would report any gender disparities. In class, there appear to be an equal number of male and female students, and both genders seem to

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Science: 0-1

Science: 0-1

🕔20:36, 14.Feb 2013

In a time when science ingenuity is needed most, science’s popularity is dwindling.

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The Art and Science Of…

The Art and Science Of…

🕔20:34, 14.Feb 2013

By eliminating the concept of the two cultures of “Art” and “Science” and engaging in a cross-disciplinary view of the world, we can learn that art and science are really inherently intertwined entities.

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3. 2. 1. Blast off…?

3. 2. 1. Blast off…?

🕔20:21, 14.Feb 2013

Companies like California-based SpaceX have gradually become more prevalent in the United States — a change that indicates progress toward further outer space exploration.

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Inspiring Female Scientists: Yale’s Second Annual UWISAY Conference

Inspiring Female Scientists: Yale’s Second Annual UWISAY Conference

🕔06:16, 14.Feb 2013

The Second Annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering at Yale (UWISAY) went off with great success.

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