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Jack Andraka wins the Intel ISEF award in 2012 for his research on cancer detection. Photo by Flickr user FEBRACE Forget homemade volcanoes and models of the solar system. Today’s science fairs feature self-driving cars and computer-generated...
Rolling Stone Editor and Publisher Jan Wenner says the magazine will enlist the help of Columbia University’s journalism school to conduct an independent investigation into the publishing of the alleged University of Virginia gang rape story...
A study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics shows that frequent consumption of fast-food may slow children’s academic growth. Photo by Flickr user reynermedia Frequent fast-food consumption may slow children’s academic growth,...
In this one-on-one conversation, two Vanderbilt anthropologists explain how our society’s greatest strengths are also its greatest weaknesses. Photo by Flickr user marcos fernandez. Editor’s Note: How can you spot an economy, indeed a...
Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan, is pictured at Buenos Aires’ zoo, on Monday. Sandra got cleared to leave the Buenos Aires zoo she has called home for 20 years, after a court ruled she was entitled to more desirable living conditions. Photo by...
Turns out most people get Santa-like this time of year. According to a new poll, religious and non-religious Americans alike say they partake in gift-giving over the holidays. Photo by Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON —...