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Smarties No Longer Woo Hotties

The mismatch in looks is actually a perfect match

Bad news for smarties. You might get rejected by hotties! Women seeking a lifelong mate might do well to choose the guy a notch below them in the looks category. 636 more words

TrickyScribe

MIT: Advanced thin-film technique could deliver long-lasting medication ~ Potential for Certain Types of Cancer Treatment

MIT professor Paula Hammond (right) and Bryan Hsu PhD’ 14 have developed a nanoscale film that can be used to deliver medication, either directly through injections, or by coating implantable medical devices.  928 more words

Nanotechnology

Khan Sheikhoun, Syria: The nerve agent attack that did not occur

By Dr. Theodore Postol

Global Research, April 19, 2017

Washington’s Blog 18 April 2017

Analysis of the Times and Locations of Critical Events in the Alleged Nerve Agent Attack at 7 AM on April 4, 2017 in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria… 3,177 more words

Autism Awareness Is in Short Supply, Research Says

You might not guess that April is National Autism Awareness Month given the results of new research that shows a solid majority of Americans think they know no one who is affected by autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder. 364 more words

Tech

The Year(s) of Replication #las17ed L@S 2017

I was at Koli Calling in 2016 and a paper was presented (“Replication in Computing Education Research: Researcher Attitudes and Experiences”) regarding the issue of replicating previous studies. 613 more words

Education

Here I come, Second Year!

The third semester began officially on Friday the 31st of March 2017. Being the irresponsible people we usually are, we bunked around two weeks worth of lectures. 183 more words

MIT

A Crisp(r) Explanation of Biology’s Coolest New Tool

If perusing the headlines is a regular part of your daily routine, you’ve probably noticed that one acronym has been exceedingly popular in the Science and Technology section for last couple of years: CRISPR. 1,603 more words

Methods