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Why can’t we stop rogue scientists from engaging in dubious research?

FiveThirtyEight | 
[C]an the public control science that leaves us with permanent and unenviable consequences? Recent news suggests that the answer is ...
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Why do humans find classifying animal intelligence so difficult?

FiveThirtyEight | 
[D]oes a chimpanzee deserve more rights than, say, a pigeon? The logic that leads to “yes” is clear enough, but ...
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Viewpoint: Most online personality tests are scientific quackery––except maybe this one

Five Thirty Eight | 
While most of the personality tests shared around the internet are, indeed, bogus procrastination devices, there is a science to ...
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97% of US farms are family operations, not owned by agri-businesses

FiveThirtyEight | 
Farms are getting bigger and the smallest farms aren’t real farms. ... But there’s another important part to this story: Consolidation ...

What’s going on in your gut when you poop?

FiveThirtyEight | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Shit happens, except when ...

What makes you a righty or a lefty?

FiveThirtyEight | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. About 90 percent of ...
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More risk from conventional breeding than with genetic modification

Boing Boing | 
Fred Gould, an entomologist at North Carolina State University, used Lenape potatoes as an example of risk and uncertainty. Often, people frame ...
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How the ‘Poison Potato’ impacted the GMO debate

Boing Boing | 
The Lenape potato, first bred for potato chip production, has played a big role in shaping the USDA policy towards ...

Patent life: How the Supreme Court fell short

Boing Boing | 
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia admitted he doesn’t really understand it. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote an entire court opinion implying—unconvincingly, ...
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What does the $1000 genome mean for you?

Boing Boing | 
The cost of genome sequencing is starting to sink into the affordable range. Should you save up and get one? ...