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BioTechniques - Writing up Your Research: Covering the Cover Letter

BioTechniques - Writing up Your Research: Covering the Cover Letter

Kathryn Schulz’s New Yorker story “The Really Big One” opens in Japan, moments before the 2011 Tohuku earthquake. American seismologist Chris Goldfinger, who is attending an international conferenc…

2016 -Our columnist describes how he learned to read—and actually understand—scientific journal articles.

Penn Jillette: With game design, “the challenge is precisely the same as magic”

Penn Jillette: With game design, “the challenge is precisely the same as magic” | Ars Technica

'That civilisations fall, sooner or later, is as much a law of history as gravity is a law of physics. What remains after the fall is a wild mixture of cultural debris, confused and angry people whose certainties have betrayed them, and those forces which were always there, deeper than the foundations of the city walls: the desire to survive and the desire for meaning.'