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a father a daughter and the attempt to change the census
A Father, a Daughter, and the Attempt to Change the Census
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a university of california librarian explains their showdown with the biggest academic publisher via
A University of California librarian explains their showdown with the biggest academic publisher via @ConversationUS
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it is better not to know so much than to know so many things that are not so
“It is better not to know so much than to know so many things that are not so.”
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here s the new cover for the third edition of evolution making sense of life by amp me coming out august 1 alo
Here's the new cover for the third edition of "Evolution: Making Sense of Life," by @DougEmlen & me, coming out August 1. (Along with the climate-change kicker on the back.)
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beginning tuesday asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the u
Beginning Tuesday, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. via @HuffPostPol
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messages on the moon from a world turned upside down
Messages on the Moon From a World Turned Upside Down
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looking forward to giving the necss keynote this afternoon in new york
Looking forward to giving the NECSS keynote this afternoon in New York!
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epa plans to curtail the ability of communities to oppose pollution permits
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dangerous life threatening flooding expected from rainfall this weekend in louisiana
“Dangerous, life threatening
flooding” expected from #Barry rainfall this weekend in Louisiana.
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nice map of fossils of our species neanderthals denisovans and some mysterious folks doesnt include recent but
Nice map of fossils of our species, Neanderthals, Denisovans, and some mysterious folks. (Doesn’t include recent but distantly related Homo species, like H. floresiensis, luzonensis, and naledi) Source:

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a skull from a greek cave shows that homo sapiens was already in europe 210000 years ago heres my story on evi
A skull from a Greek cave shows that Homo sapiens was already in Europe 210,000 years ago. Here’s my story on evidence of an early expansion out of Africa
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a new study indicates sudden global warming stripped oxygen from the ocean 252 million years ago and led to th
A new study indicates sudden global warming stripped oxygen from the ocean 252 million years ago and led to the greatest mass extinction ever. The parallels to now are way too close for comfort. My story for
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if anyone can hear us help puerto ricos mayors describe widespread devastation from hurricane maria
‘If anyone can hear us … help.’ Puerto Rico’s mayors describe widespread devastation from Hurricane Maria
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not a joke nasa nominee wants to strip expansion of human knowledge about space amp earth from nasa objectives
Not a joke: NASA nominee wants to strip “expansion of human knowledge” about space & Earth from NASA objectives
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scientists have discovered a remarkable human who lived in siberia 90000 years ago her mother was a neandertha
Scientists have discovered a remarkable human who lived in Siberia 90,000 years ago. Her mother was a Neanderthal, and her father was a Denisovan. Here’s my story on our emerging view of human hybrids:
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federal worker amp diabetic mallory lorge is down to her last two vials of insulin when her blood sugar rose t
Federal worker & diabetic Mallory Lorge is down to her last two vials of insulin. When her blood sugar rose to a high level last week, she chose not to use them. “I can’t afford anything. I just went to bed and hoped I’d wake up.”
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blatant censorship the epa has cancelled three scheduled conference talks by its scientists about climate chan
"Blatant censorship": The EPA has cancelled three scheduled conference talks by its scientists about climate change
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to me its a strong reminder of how ready we are to ignore things we cannot imagine the discovery that microbes
"To me, it’s a strong reminder of how ready we are to ignore things we cannot imagine.” -The discovery that microbes build electric wires all over the world is mind-blowing, even for the scientists uncovering the planetary grid Here’s my @nytimes story
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fellow journalists take heed a new twitter account is flagging articles about studies on mice that imply they
Fellow journalists, take heed: A new Twitter account is flagging articles about studies on mice that imply they were performed on humans. h/t
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a global survey of a frog killing fungus shows that its the worst pathogen for biodiversity known to science h
A global survey of a frog-killing fungus shows that it’s the worst pathogen for biodiversity known to science. Here’s my story for
Total(1) => 0.35770297050476 f_f_QM(2) => 0.090841054916382 indS(2) => 0.042306900024414 indM(2) => 0.045083045959473 indM_1(2) => 0.0034239292144775 indM_2(2) => 0.00094485282897949 indM_4(2) => 0.0027198791503906 indM_5(2) => 0.011274099349976 indM_6(2) => 0.0015048980712891 indM_7(2) => 0.0034360885620117 indM_8(2) => 0.0015060901641846 indM_9(2) => 0.0097668170928955 indM_10(2) => 0.010024785995483 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.26479530334473 f_f_dT(20) => 0.26448130607605