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Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images by Penny Starr14 Apr 20180 14 Apr, 201814 Apr, 2018 Another march took place in downtown Washington, D.C. on Saturday – this one featuring anti-faith, pro-climate change, pro-LGBT activists, unions, and other left-wing, anti-Trump groups carrying signs and posters to advance the cause of science. The second March for Science comes one
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The New York Times on Wednesday found Chinese President Xi Jinping’s cult of personality and communist-nationalist ideology reaching even unto the sperm banks of Beijing, where a hospital sperm bank ran an online advertisement seeking donors who “have good ideological thoughts, love the socialist motherland, and support the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party.” The
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As Florida’s top court debates the governing standard for admission of scientific evidence in court, the spotlight has once again been thrown on the dilemma facing judges when trying to pick through multiple expert testimonies, often containing questionable and conflicting conclusions. This closely watched case hinges on the importance of ensuring high standards of
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by Nate Church9 Apr 20180 9 Apr, 20189 Apr, 2018 The Micro-11 mission will test the performance of sperm in microgravity aboard the International Space Station for the first time. NASA has shipped a whole lot of human and bull spermatozoa into orbit in order to test their efficacy at egg fertilization in space. According
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The United States Army is developing compact weapons platforms “optimized for fighting in dense urban terrain.” Despite a long history of resistance to the idea, it appears that our military is finally considering the seeming inevitability of mechanized warfare. As they prepare to hand over many human tasks to their automated counterparts, it has become apparent
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by Nate Church15 Mar 20180 15 Mar, 201815 Mar, 2018 According to the President Vladimir Putin, Russia will beat NASA to Mars with a mission launching in 2019. In a documentary on the president, hosted by reporter and re-election campaign spokesman Andrey Kondrashov, Putin said, “We are planning unmanned and later manned launches, into deep
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