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Challenges for science writers

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:46
As funding for science writing slowly evaporates, Margaret Wertheim says the effects on what is being written are already becoming evident.
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Pt The Periodic Table – A visual guide to the elements

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:39
Zofia Witkowski-Blake reviews this bright new guide to what makes up our universe.
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Challenging our thought processes, biases and assumptions

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:32
Len Fisher says we need to be on the lookout for assumptions in our thought processes, for biases and shortcuts.
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Stopping the qubit chatter

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:26
The race is on to develop the quantum computer. The new machines promise great new computing possibilities. But the challenges are great, including control of data flow.
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The world according to Dagg

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:24
As 2017 draws to a close we remember John Clarke through his character, the New Zealand farmer and philosopher, Fred Dagg.
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Adaptive optics removes the twinkle from stars

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:18
Lasers help produce stable images from land based telescopes.
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Remembering Laika

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:13
School student Zofia Witkowski-Blake reads her poetic tribute to Laika.
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Cane toads to get the Crispr treatment

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:05
Altering the gene which codes for production of a key enzyme could reduce the toad’s effect on wildlife.
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