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Butterflies seem impossible. How can these ridiculously delicate creatures, apparently blown about by the merest breath of wind, actually fly many thousands of miles to migrate? 33 more words
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NU's Scientific Images Contest Winners 2015

Don’t miss the twelve stunning winners of Northwestern University’s 2015 Scientific Images Contest as they make their annual stop at EPL.  Selected by a panel of artists, scientists, and community leaders, the eye-popping images were captured during wide-ranging scientific research and “invite you to enjoy both the aesthetics and innovation of NU science.”  Prints of the images are available for… 31 more words

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When DNA Isn't Enough: Methylation, Forensics, and Twins

DNA evidence is often considered a “home run” in forensics. If you find readable DNA at the crime scene, and it matches a suspect, a correct conviction is almost assured. 1,359 more words


Social networks and urban development

Science principles drive the synergy of complex systems. Consider technology, cities and society. Cities are the sites of technosocial inscription, making them great test environments for emerging technologies. 98 more words

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Today I’m lucid dreaming about zombies

Zombie apocalypse. The best backdrop for lucid dreaming, something I do a lot.Escaping death is empowering. Looking into a mirror of what I’ll become if and when I turn—exhilarating. 533 more words

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The Social Evolution Forum

I’m very pleased to be part of the Evolution Institute‘s new group blog, The Social Evolution Forum. SEF brings together a range of writers concerned with evolution in a broad sense, from ecology to cultural evolution. 189 more words

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Is The Iran Nuclear Deal a Good Deal?

Last week, 20 months of negotiations between 7 different countries came to fruition. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed by the US, China, Russia, UK, France, Germany, and Iran. 2,077 more words