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Where you park might indicate how you vote

Posted by   /  January 1, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Science  /  No Comments

By Steve Lohr | The New York Times What vehicle is most strongly associated with Republican voting districts? Extended-cab pickup trucks. For Democratic districts? Sedans. Those conclusions may not be particularly surprising. After all, market researchers and political analysts have studied such things for decades. But what is surprising is how researchers working on an […]

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[SCIENCE] Arizona rancher on Mexico border breeding sustainable cattle

Posted by   /  December 30, 2017  /  Science, Water  /  No Comments

By Shayla Hyde | Cronkite News he road turns from a dusty brown to a deep, red clay along the road to Buena Vista Ranch, where cattle rancher Dean Fish raises commercial cattle near Nogales. Green vegetation dots the desert for miles from Fish’s ranch headquarters to the ranch’s edge on the Arizona-Mexico border. Black Angus […]

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The science stories that mattered most in 2017

Posted by   /  December 29, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

Axios Sometimes the value of scientific research and the implications of how science is done and regarded aren’t understood for years. Still, some science stories from the past year stood out. From colliding neutron stars to DNA editing to that visitor from another solar system, here are our choices for the top stories of 2017: […]

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We’re all a bunch of liars

Posted by   /  December 11, 2017  /  Science  /  1 Comment

Scientists trying to find out why American Association for the Advancement of Science Children develop an ability to lie by the time they enter preschool. College students stretch the truth on average twice a day. Adults deliver a whopper a day. Some individuals make false statements they are convinced to be truthful and others repeatedly […]

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[SCIENCE] A black hole from the dawn of light

Posted by   /  December 7, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

By Alison Snyder | Axios Astronomers have found a black hole with a mass 800 million times greater than that of the Sun. The finding from 690 million years after the Big Bang, reported today in the journal Nature, may help scientists to better understand the evolution of the early universe when the first galaxies, […]

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Hold on, the ‘duck-dinosaur’ is real? Science says yes. [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  December 7, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

So long science fiction, and hello real science! Scientists have discovered a 75-million-year-old fossil resembling the ‘duck-dinosaur.’ The creature had “killer claws” that could tear prey to shreds.

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