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Virginie van Wassenhove
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As government financing of basic research has fallen off precipitously, philanthropists have stepped in, setting priorities and drawing both gratitude and trepidation from scientists.
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Almost all organisms, from bacteria to mammals, have a circadian clock—a mechanism in their cells which keeps them in sync with Earth's day-and-night cycle. But many organisms follow other rhythms as well: the tides, the months, or the seasons. Although researchers have documented these ...
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How long is a second? If you ask a physicist, it has the duration of 9,192,631,770 oscillations of the microwave radiation absorbed or emitted when a caesium atom jumps between two particular energy states. But for some, that is not precise enough!
http://www.nature.com/news/precise-atomic-clock-may-redefine-time-1.13363?WT.mc_id=GPL_NatureNews
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Evidence that the universe rapidly expanded in its first few nanoseconds has been found by an instrument in Antarctica: Gravitational waves, which have long eluded astronomers...
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Is it possible that learning new things might slow our internal sense of time?
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Open letter: We must encourage scientific journals to accept studies before the results are in
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