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June 2019 Was the Hottest June Ever Recorded

Last month, temperatures hit a record, according to the European Centre for Weather Forecasts. Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service shows that...

CRISPR Babies, Inexistent Cardiac Stem Cells and deGrasse Tsyon’s Response. This week’s Top Stories

We picked our three favourite stories from last week: why we need stricter regulation for gene-editing research, how deGrasse Tyson ignored the pain he inflicted and what is not inside our hearts. 

California’s Fires, Bolsonaro’s Threats and Kerogen. 3 Top Stories of This Week

Numbers show climate change is driving a trend towards larger fires in California. Meanwhile, Brazil’s newly appointed foreign minister believes climate change is a Marxist plot. Here are the three favourite stories of this week. 

Our Brain’s Unique Cells, Legal Weed in Canada, and More. 5 Stories of the...

We picked our five favourite science news and stories. Here is our week’s roundup.

The Struggle to Protect a Tree at the Heart of Hopi Culture

To the Hopi people, the juniper is a vital part of their traditional way of life.

Our Healthcare Records Outlive Us – It’s Time to Decide What Happens to the...

Death is inevitable. The creation of healthcare records about every complaint and ailment we seek treatment for is also a near-certainty.

A Good Night’s Sleep Might Set You Free From a Troublesome Relationship

The link between quality of sleep and marital satisfaction is bi-directional. A study published in Sleep Medicine Reviews in 2007 revealed that the quality of people’s...

When Less Is More: The Costs Of Corporate Control

This article was originally published on Ciennce. Something smells fishy about corporate governance today. Scandals, breach of trust, CEO hubris and apathy of corporate watchdogs...

How Do Most People Do Mathematics?

This article was originally published on Ciennce. Mathematics is an important part of modern society. Science and engineering are hard to imagine without mathematics, and...

Where Have All The Bad Scientific Talks Gone?

Science meetings should be more than a space for self-promotion and dullness. No more room for bad talks Probably you have noticed that there is no...