Posts Tagged ‘western’

Democracy Threatened When Census Undercounts Populations

The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results. Professor Emily Merchant’s research on the international history of demography demonstrates that the question of how to equitably count the population is not new, nor is it unique to the United States.

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Does science depend on Christianity?

From Jack Kerwick at Townhall: Though it will doubtless come as an enormous shock to such Christophobic atheists as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and their ilk, it is nonetheless true that one especially significant contribution that Christianity made to the world is that of science. No one has better established this than Rodney Stark, a […]

New device lets paralyzed man move his arm with just his thoughts

A paralyzed 56-year-old Cleveland man has purportedly become the first person ever to regain the use of his hand and arm with the assistance of a brain-computer interface, according to new led by doctors from Case Western Reserve University and two Ohio-based hospitals. The patient’s name is Bill Kochevar, and according to NPR, he was […]

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Distribution and species identification in the crustacean isopod genus Dynamene Leach, 1814 along the North East Atlantic-Black Sea axis

ZooKeys 635: 1-29
DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.635.10240
Authors: Pedro E. Vieira, Henrique Queiroga, Filipe O. Costa, David M. Holdich
Abstract: Sphaeromatid isopods, such as Dynamene, are common and abundant members of the invertebrate f…

Losing Amazon rainforest would make Siberia colder

When a forest disappears, vegetation on the other side of the world can feel significant effects, […]

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