A guide on how to deal with math-unfriendly passengers. A professor was recently escorted off a USA domestic flight and questioned by security staff because, according to another passenger, he was writing terrorizing symbols. The terrifying cyphers that led to this unfortunate incident turned out to be a set of differential equations. For a few minutesREAD MORE
Do scientists and innovators benefit from spending time alone? In an age of big science and large collaboration consortia, the benefits of solitude may not always be evident. Perhaps many people too often confuse solitude with strained loneliness. Thus, being alone at regular intervals may be interpreted as evidence of a bizarre inability to belongREAD MORE
Are shallow remarks a sign of the fuzzy boundaries between opinions and facts in science?READ MORE
Data sharing is no longer a question of ‘why’, but rather of ‘when’ and ‘how’.READ MORE
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