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Steve Higgins
Attended UIUC, Temple, Solebury School, Germantown Academy
Lives in Washington, DC
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I think this guy is missing the point:
http://www.nature.com/news/writers-should-not-fear-jargon-1.11054

You certainly don't have to be imprecise and give up scientific words to be a good science writer who doesn't use a lot of jargon...
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What good is art if it doesn't bring people closer together? Well, Brian Rush's Bench 2011 did just that with a wee bit of industrial rollers and gravity: Link - via Booooooom
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Really great video!
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Submitted by Leon Keer, the artist. Check out his flickr set of the painting.
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Saab has designed a digital air traffic control center (top) that harkens back to 18th-19th century cycloramas, such as the Panorama Mesdag (above), which is still in its original location at The Hague. Saab's remote air traffic control tower (r-TWR) would eliminate the need for the traditional windowed towers high above airport terminals. From Smithsonian: In the r-TWR system, a low-cost mast supports a small platform containing fixed HD camera...
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(American Psychological Association) Working memory training is unlikely to be an effective treatment for children suffering from disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity or dyslexia, according to a research analysis published by the American Psychological Association. In addition, memory training tasks appear to have limited effect on healthy adults and children looking to do better in school or improve their cognitive skills.
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Psychologist, Neuroscientist, Human Factors Engineer, and sometimes some other things...
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James Stephen Higgins