WATERY MARS AGAIN Emily Lakdawalla thinks everybody should calm down about NASA’s much-trumpeted latest discovery of liquid water on Mars. The discovery, which is probably not flowing water but rather something more like damp sand, doesn’t, she argues at the … Continue reading
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WHO KILLED HITCHBOT? We don’t know, at this point, who dismembered and decapitated hitchBOT, the overly cutesy but otherwise inoffensive hitch-hiking robot. My money is on mindless teenage vandalism, bro humor division. But I suppose it’s possible that this is … Continue reading
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Here’s the Epigenome Project The headline on Rachel Feltman’s post at Speaking of Science said the epigenome project was awesome, which is as good an introduction as any. That slew of two dozen papers in Nature and its associated … Continue reading
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This week, we’re listening to “Cities of The Future,” a panel discussion about the future of human living spaces recorded live at CONvergence 2014. Panelists Jamie Bernstein, Ryan Consell , and Shawn Lawrence Otto discuss how cities can adapt to accommodate the changing demographics, economics, and environment of a warming planet.
Filed under: Follies of the Human Condition
, Desiree Schell
, Jamie Bernstein
, Ryan Consell
, science for the people
, Shawn Lawrence Otto