Scientists warn of global warming of 2 degrees. If you think that won't affect you, think how it may affect pests.
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Raising awareness is good, but overplaying a scare will foster distrust in science.
Researchers tend to cluster and mine the same familiar territory. AI can overcome that tendency and point to new questions.
Too many scientists set out to prove their popular preconceptions blaming the food industry and consumers. But obesity is about more than calories consumed and burned.
Experiments indicate that people will overlook dishonesty if it benefits their group.
Warming certainly effects tropical storms, but how?
Do certain bighorns pioneer migrations? Or do herds tap into crowd wisdom?
The company made bold claims that haven't yet panned out. But someday artificial intelligence could crack the code of individualized diagnosis and treatment.
But correlation is not causation. New data show that healthy people take part, and unhealthy people don't.
The greatest works of successful artists and scientists tend to be clustered together. That's no coincidence.