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The final episode of @LostWomenofSci season 2 is now available. Klára Dán von Neumann encounters a new home, a new husband and a new project. We discuss her legacy in computing and beyond, plus the current state of gender and programming 🎧 @prx
In a First, Wind Generation Tops Coal and Nuclear Power for a Day
Rechargeable Molten Salt Battery Freezes Energy in Place for Long-Term Storage
Migrating birds are guided by Earth's magnetic field, which they perceive through quantum effects in molecules in their eyes. Happy #MigratoryBirdDay !
You might know that heart disease kills more people than any other disease. But—you probably don’t know that a heart attack can actually start with different symptoms for women than it does for men. (1/7)
Genetics is the biggest factor that contributes to body size. If parents have obesity, the likelihood that children will have excess weight is between 55–85%, even with optimal behaviors. 📽️ Watch our short documentary on weight stigma in health care:
“We are a wave of change. Together and united, we are unstoppable. This is what people power looks like. We will rise to the challenge," said 16-year-old climate activist @GretaThunberg who led global protests today demanding action on climate change. #ClimateStrike ? Liz Tormes
A frozen super-Earth may orbit Barnard’s Star. At just six light years away, the candidate planet would be the second-closest world known beyond our solar system—and a prime target for future studies. (By )
More firearms do not keep people safe, research show. Why do so many Americans believe the opposite? #guncontrol
Exercise is not optional; it is essential. Humans have evolved to require high levels of physical activity to be healthy. ?