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Posts From Jeremy Puthumana

Has the Earth Run out of any Natural Resources?

Has the Earth Run out of any Natural Resources?

Despite what doomsday predictions may suggest, the Earth has not run out of any resources nor is it likely that it will run out of any in the near future.

Paleobotany: Fossilized plant remains give insights to global climate balances

Paleobotany: Fossilized plant remains give insights to global climate balances

Most of us consider flowers a pretty accessory to be used when needed, perhaps for a friend’s birthday or a last-minute bouquet for Mother’s Day. For Professor of Geology and Geophysics Leo Hickey, however, flowers are much more intellectually interesting.

The Art of Science and the Science of Art

The Art of Science and the Science of Art

Anthony Zee’s Fearful Symmetry: the Search for Beauty in Modern Physics distinguishes itself in its attempt to construct a way of seeing that uses both scientific and artistic approaches.

From the Editor: 81.2 Scales of Science

From the Editor: 81.2 Scales of Science

In one lab, a team of particle physicists investigates the properties of the atom, an infinitesimal structure measuring just 0.1 nanometers. Not far away, a group of astrophysicists observe the characteristics of an enormous galaxy, spanning over 100,000 light years

Small RNAs – the Hidden Gems in Junk DNA

Small RNAs – the Hidden Gems in Junk DNA

In the past decade, the unearthing of small RNAs led to an explosion in the fields of biomedical research and medicine, and was dubbed the “Breakthrough of the Year” by Science magazine.