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Quake Shifts Japan! Bachmann Shifts New Hampshire!

“What I love about New Hampshire and what we have in common is our extreme love for liberty,” the potential GOP presidential candidate said. “You’re the state where the shot was heard around the world in Lexington and Concord.” … … Continue reading

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Evolution Does Not Take Eons

Fifty years will do nicely. Talk about a quick learner: in just 50 years, a fish has evolved a resistance to toxic chemicals polluting its Hudson River home, a new study finds. Hudson River Fish Evolves to Live With PCBs … Continue reading

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How to Raise A Generation of Michelle Bachmanns

Send them to public schools. On the most recent nationwide science test, about a third of fourth graders and a fifth of high school seniors scored at or above the level the federal Department of Education calls proficient, according to … Continue reading

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Cold Plasma Disinfectant

Plasma –the “fourth state” of matter– is normally found only in extremely hot environments, like, say, the surface of the sun; but scientists have recently been able to generate a stable plasma at just above room temperature. Svetlana Ermolaeva and … Continue reading

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Michelle Bachmann’s War on Negative Numbers

Pop Quiz! Which of these did Michelle Bachmann actually say? a)  “I don’t think letting people keep their own money should be considered a deficit.” b) “When people keep their own money, that’s considered a deficit to government, but it’s … Continue reading

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How to Program Logic Circuits into Bacteria

Ok, not quite yet. But … From Science Daily: A team of UCSF researchers has engineered E. coli with the key molecular circuitry that will enable genetic engineers to program cells to communicate and perform computations. The work builds into … Continue reading

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