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By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Connecticut Rep Christine Palm wants mandatory climate change classes in public schools

A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction on climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school. Connecticut already has adopted science standards that call for teaching More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Mysterious and Unusual Blast ‘The Cow’ Studied with NASA Telescopes

A brief and unusual flash spotted in the night sky on June 16, 2018, puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe. The event – called AT2018cow and nicknamed “the Cow” after the coincidental More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope

Using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star’s habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where More...

By Veselina Dzhingarova On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Nanotechnology: Fascinating Theories Slowly Becoming Practical

The field of nanoscience probably brings up images of science fiction stories, from “Doctor Who” to “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to thousands of films and television programs. Why not? It is a fascinating More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Women in STEM: Closing an Age Old Gap

Traditionally, women are not encouraged to pursue any science-related career paths. Since their childhoods, they are directed towards more unrelated educational choices. However, recently, women started to consider More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Over 80 USGA scientists are in the Carolinas, Virginia to keep vital information available for recovery

At least 80 U.S. Geological Survey scientists are in the field in the Carolinas and Virginia, working to ensure that vital information about river flooding continues to reach emergency managers, forecasters and More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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NASA launches satellite to ‘measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy’

NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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NEW IAEA report praises nuclear power as ‘clean’ and will ‘mitigate climate change’

Nuclear power can make a vital contribution to meeting climate change targets while delivering the increasingly large quantities of electricity needed for global economic development, according to a new IAEA report. Climate More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Purdue based startup aims to treat obesity, diabetes, turning ‘bad fat to good fat’

Imagine being able to turn bad fat into good fat inside your own body without exercising, but rather a simple injection. That’s the goal of technology from a Purdue University-based startup, which has received More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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New Robotics Tech is Revolutionizing Traditional Construction Industry

Purdue Polytechnic faculty are continuing to use automation technology like robotics as the foundation to build toward a better future in the area of construction. Jiansong Zhang, an assistant professor in the School More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Invisible friends: Startup developing software to help understand vast data of microbiomes

A Purdue University-affiliated startup is developing an intelligent software platform aimed at helping biologists to use microbes, the microscopic organisms that live in, on and around humans, plants, animals More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Australia, New Zealand join Pacific Islands to sign Boe Declaration, global warming is ‘single greatest security threat,’ US needs to pay more

Watts With That published a guest post which displayed the authoritarian attitude over global warming in an article which began “Australia and New Zealand and the Pacific Island Nations have just tried to More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Global Warming fake news: Nat Geo photographer admits polar bear images, video were not connected to climate change

A National Geographic photographer is confessing that the a viral photo and video showing heart-wrenching images of a polar bear were not connected to global warming or climate change in any way. “We had More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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These 3 Women Inventors Changed the World

Throughout history, women inventors have come up with groundbreaking ideas covering everything from improving life at home to advancing science and technology. Here’s a look at three female inventors you’ve More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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New global warming study warns of rising temperatures using data from 19th century, when the Earth was warmer

A new climate change study warns “Global warming could be far worse than predicted, new study suggests” and “Global Warming Is Worse Than We Thought And Could End Up Double What We Predicted [Study].” What More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Bees Can Identify Flowers by Patterns of Scent, Research Shows

New research from the University of Bristol and London’s Queen Mary University found that bumblebees can differentiate between flowers based on each bloom’s pattern of scent. Flowers are known for their More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Ping Pong Diplomacy: What Is It, and How Did it Help US and China Relations?

Sports- A Political tool Sports have united many and played an important role in maintaining international relations between nations. Many countries have taken the advantage of improving relations through sports More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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‘Unearthed’ Returns to Science Channel May 15

Science Channel’s #1 archaeology series ‘Unearthed’ returns to uncover hidden secrets of the world’s most renowned ancient monuments and civilizations. Combining scientific investigations and immersive More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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American Meteorological Society’s new study on global warming reduces forecasts by 30 to 45%

Global warming skeptics will not be surprised by the news that American Meteorological Society’s “Journal of Climate” study points to “substantially lower[ed]” forecasts of potential More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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‘Scijinks’ Premieres on Science Channel May 16

Using cutting-edge science as the foundation for outrageous stunts and practical jokes, “Scijinks”, the all-new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10 PM More...


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