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Talking Science with the House Committee Chair
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) discusses the nation’s top science priorities.
Mapping the Effects of the Sequester on Science
Research and development face across-the-board federal budget cuts.
A Natural Particle Accelerator, Far Above the Planet
Closer study of the Van Allen radiation belts above Earth is providing new questions for science.
Rap Nerdy to Me
MC Frontalot makes a living rapping about data encryption, rare diseases, video games and the nerd life.
Seeking a Grain of Truth in ‘Whole Grain’ Labels
Whole wheat, stone-ground, multi-grain. Have food labels got you confused?
Robert Langer, Father of Invention
The biotech pioneer has started two dozen companies, and has over 800 patents to his name.