RealClearScience Morning Edition

Monday, January 26
The Smartest Person Who Ever Lived - Alex Berezow, RCScience
How 3 Guys with $10K Almost Found the Higgs - Josh Batson, Wired
The Ethics of the 'Singularity' - Alva Noe, NPR
The Speed Limit of Quantum Uncertainty - Michael Byrne, Mothboard
Ion Thrusters Could Change Space Exploration - Junnie Kwon, PopSci
Build Your Own Particle Detector! - Sarah Charley, Symmetry
Science Has Not Made the Case for God - Lawrence Krauss, New Yorker
The Team Tracking Illegal Honey - Peter Andrey Smith, N.Y. Times
Do Kids Really Need to Drink Milk? - Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Texas Used Junk Science to Restrict Abortion - Kathryn Kolbert, Slate
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Saturday, January 24
The Modern World Is Bad for Your Brain - Daniel Levitin, Guardian
'Brain Drinks' Might Make You Less Smart - Christian Jarrett, Wired
The Singularity Is Greatly Exaggerated - Jeanne Carstensen, Nautilus
Is Dark Matter Really Axions? - Xaq Rzetelny, Ars Technica
A New Way to Explode a Star? - Nadia Drake, Phenomena
If Earth Falls, Where Will We Go? - Creighton & Jenet, Conversation
The Trailblazing Soviet Space Dogs - Lisa Hix, Collectors Weekly
How Do We Respond to Parenthood? - Nathan Collins, PS Mag
A New Anti-Water Metal: How Does It Work? - Physics Central
'Eco-Goddess' Takes Anti-GMO Crusade to Hawaii - Jon Entine, GLP
Friday, January 23
Possible Origin of Strange Celestial Outburst - Michael Safi, Guardian
Gigantic Laser Reveals Planetary Insides - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
The Slow Dance that Made You - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
Human Ancestors Used Tools 500K Years Earlier? - Dan Vergano, NG
A Chinese Emperor's River of Mercury - Philip Ball, Chemistry World
Does Reality Depend on Nature of Observer? - Rachel Thomas, Plus
Carnivorous Plants: Assets & Liabilities - Rachel Kaufman, ISNS
A Strange Tale of Fish Eye Evolution - William Feeney, Conversation
Can Siberian Tiger Make Comeback? - Matthew Shaer, Smithsonian
Thank Anti-Vaxxers for the Measles Outbreak - Alicia Chang, AP
Thursday, January 22
Why Rich People Don't Care About You - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
18th-Century Fashion Defeated Anti-Vaxxers - K. Chrisman, Atlantic
15th-Century Irish Town Found Near Castle - Laura Geggel, Live Sci.
World's Most Advanced Coffee Lab - Jason Koebler, Motherboard
New GMOs Cannot 'Escape' into Environment - Helen Briggs, BBC
Science by Democracy Doesn't Work - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
The 'Impact' Fallacy in Science Funding - Henry Miller, Proj. Syndicate
How the Brain Stores Trivial Memories - Benedict Carey, NY Times
Are We All Born with Synesthesia? - Shruti Ravindran, Aeon
Consciousness Stumps Brightest Minds - Oliver Burkeman, Guardian
Wednesday, January 21
Meet the Deniers of Newton's Third Law - Tom Hartsfield, RCScience
X-Ray Technique Reads Burnt Vesuvius Scroll - Jonathan Webb, BBC
Next Generation Will Live Beyond 100 - John Bingham, Telegraph
Why Do Sneezes Come in Twos and Threes? - Loren Grush, PopSci
Thorium: The Safe Future of Nuclear Power - David Warmflash, Crux
Gum Removes up to 100 Million Bacteria - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
How Forensics Revolutionized Crime Solving - Steve Connor, Indep.
Mysterious Goo Blamed for Bay Area Bird Deaths - Kristin Bender, AP
Why Birds Bob Their Heads When They Walk - Nick Stockton, Wired
Chimps 'Talk' About Their Favorite Foods, Trees - J. Viegas, D-News
Tuesday, January 20
Feds Commit Scientific Fraud to Close Farm - Michael Ames, N'week
How Fearmongers Manipulate Toxicology Data - Hank Campbell, S2.0
Mental Illness: In Search of a Revolution - T. M. Luhrmann, NYT
How Our Human Ancestors' Diets Evolved - Charles Choi, Live Science
A Biological Basis for the Seven-Year Itch? - Helen Fisher, SciAm
Soviet Union's Collapse Even Affected Wildlife - Mark Kinver, BBC
Deadly Sea Snail Weaponizes Insulin - Press Association
It's Time to Rethink Dog Breeding - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
What Is a Black Panther, Really? - Liz Langley, National Geographic
There's Gold in Them Thar Sewers - Warren Cornwall, Science News
Monday, January 19
Mummy Mask to Reveal Oldest Known Gospel - Owen Jarus, Live Sci.
The Physics Behind the Smell of Rain - Rachel Feltman, Wash. Post
Brazil's Largest City Almost Out of Water - Stan Lehman, AP
Sea Level Rising Faster than Thought - Andrea Thompson, CC
Confirmed: 2014 Hottest Year on Record - Mark Kinver, BBC News
Transposons: A Cell's Assault Weapons - Koonin & Krupovic, Scientist
Test Reveals if You Have Too Many Genes - Marie Barse, SciNordic
Without Drugs, What's the Point of Bitcoin? - M. Schiavenza, Atlantic
The Fibonacci Sequence & Bunny Rabbits - Rachel Thomas, Plus
Spider Has Sex, Then Chews Off Own Genitals - Jan Piotrowski, NS
Saturday, January 17
Found: Mars Spacecraft Missing for 11 Years - Michael Lemonick, NG
Are There Two Large Planets Beyond Pluto? - EarthSky
What Our Messages to E.T. Say About Us - Sarah Scoles, Aeon
New Archaeology on George Washington - Joel Shurkin, ISNS
Rome's Military Women Hiding in Plain Sight - Jeff Hecht, NewSci.
1st Nuke Blast Marks Start of Anthropocene - R. Monastersky, Nature
Ten Best & Worst Cities for STEM Jobs - Hank Campbell, Science 2.0
Winemaking: Art or Science? - Andrew Masterson, Cosmos Magazine
No, Crocodile Bile Didn't Poison Anyone - David Kroll, Forbes
Lethal Fashion: Death by Crinoline - Karen Abbott, Wonders & Marvels
Newton Blog: The Beautiful Math Inside All Living Things
Friday, January 16
Science Media's Faux Outrage over Ted Cruz - Hank Campbell, S2.0
Pope: Man Has 'Slapped Nature in the Face' - Nicole Winfield, AP
Controversial Trial for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - The Economist
The Beautiful Math Inside All Life - Ross Pomeroy, RCScience
An Academic 'Brilliance Bias' Against Women? - Rachel Bernstein, Sci.
Laptops, Smartphones Vulnerable To Offline Hacks - K. Than, ISNS
Smart Shoe Generates Power from Walking - Paul Rincon, BBC
Brain Injury Leading to 'Shell Shock' Found? - Adam Lusher, Indep.
Parkinson's: The Most Dangerous Muse - Eliza Strickland, Nautilus
Antique Medical Device Shocked the Penis - Greg Miller, Wired

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