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Graduate Enrollment in Science and Engineering Grew Substantially in the Past Decade

Graduate Enrollment in Science and Engineering Grew Substantially in the Past Decade

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More Americans pursued graduate degrees in science, engineering, and health programs than did from 2000 to 2010. Approximately 632,700 graduate students were enrolled in science, engineering, and health (SEH) programs in the United States as of fall 2010, a 30% increase from approximately 493,300 students in 2000, according to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Survey of Graduate […]

Hoax: Evidence Missing to Support Climate Change

Hoax: Evidence Missing to Support Climate Change

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A professor of ethics at Penn State University is accusing skeptics of man-made climate change of being responsible for a “new crime against humanity.” According to a video posted by Campus Reform Online, Donald Brown, a professor of Environmental Ethnics, Science and Law at Penn State, stated, “We should encourage a conversation whether this is […]

Protective Clothing with A/C Now Possible

Protective Clothing with A/C Now Possible

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Today’s police departments all have bullet-proof vests made of Kevlar as standard issue. Kevlar’s key benefit is that it can hold off bullets but is is impenetrable for water vapor. The pain Kevlar creates is that police personnel must wear the gear under their uniforms. For personnel who sweat profusely when the weather is warm, the gear is […]

New Nanomaterial Can Boost Efficiency of Next-Gen Solar Panels

New Nanomaterial Can Boost Efficiency of Next-Gen Solar Panels

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Graphene, a two-dimensional honeycomb of carbon atoms, is a rising star in the materials community for its extraordinary properties, Engineers Edge reports. One of those closely watched properties is electrical conductivity, which could make it a key ingredient in the next generation of photovoltaic cells, says Yun Hang Hu, a professor of materials science and engineering. […]

Autism Rates Continue to Increase in American Children

Autism Rates Continue to Increase in American Children

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Autism rates continue to iincrease as the latest federal data indicates that 1 in 88 American children had autism or other autism spectrum disorders in 2008, rising from 1 in 110 kids in 2006 and 1 in 150 in 2002. The data was released this past March 30 by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Aspartame is Dangerous | Infowars

Aspartame is Dangerous | Infowars

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Reporter Darrin McBreen unveils the hoax around Aspartame, marketed in a wide-array of products as a safe sugar substitute, but in reality a dangerous, artificial compound that should be avoided. Read more.

Rare Minerals Dearth Threatens Global Renewables Industry | Guardian

Rare Minerals Dearth Threatens Global Renewables Industry | Guardian

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China’s near-exclusive access to terbium and yttrium sent prices soaring in 2011, potentially hobbling clean energy industry. Read more.

Geomagnetic Storm Forecasted

Geomagnetic Storm Forecasted

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A potent flare erupted on the Sun this past Sunday. Scientists are calling this the most powerful radiation storm since 2005. Reuters reports that, “The strongest geomagnetic storm in more than six years was forecast to hit Earth’s magnetic field on Tuesday, and it could affect airline routes, power grids and satellites, the U.S. Space […]

Video: Monkey Thought Extinct ‘Rediscovered’

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Scientists working in Indonesia have ‘rediscovered’ a monkey so rare it was believed by many to be extinct. They were all the more baffled to find the Miller’s Grizzled Langur in an area well outside its previously recorded home range. See video.

Stephen Hawking Mystified by Women | Guardian

Stephen Hawking Mystified by Women | Guardian

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The scientist who explained the mysteries of the universe confesses to being mystified by women. Here are a few pointers. Read more.

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