Archive for the ‘Science General’ Category

To recycle old gadgets, crush them into nanodust

Using a low-temperature cryo-mill to pulverize e-waste could be more eco-friendly than the current options—landfills and incinerators.

Photo: Coyote ponders the thawing field

Out majestic photo of the day comes from Calgary, Canada.

US Government Declassifies Cold War Nuclear Test Footage

Hundreds of films showing US nuclear tests conducted between 1945 and 1962 have been found, analyzed and declassified by physicists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), officials at the California-based research facility announced this week in a statement. According to the laboratory, the US conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests over that span, and each […]

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Scientist says footage suggests chimp is conducting funeral rites

A chimpanzee has been filmed using tools to apparently clean the corpse of her adopted son, the first hint that animals other than humans have practices for preparing the dead.Female chimp Noel, who lives at the Chimfunshi Wildlife…

Whose Work Most Influenced You? A Social Science Bites Retrospective, Part 2

During the recording of every Social Science Bites podcast, the guest has been asked the following: Which piece of social science research has most inspired or most influenced you? And now, in honor of the 50th Bites podcast to air, journalist and interviewer David Edmonds has compiled those responses into three separate montages. The second appears here, with answers – presented alphabetically – from Bites’ guests ranging from Sarah Franklin to Angela MacRobbie.

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