Wednesday, February 20, 2019

NPR News: The Power Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Anger

The Power Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Anger
Martin Luther King Jr. dealt with anger in both his personal life and life's work. He often tried to turn his anger into constructive action, but he did occasionally struggle with that balance.

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NPR News: Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab

Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab
The insects were created, using CRISPR, to carry a powerful "gene drive." The mosquitoes could provide a potent weapon against malaria, but they raise fears about unpredictable environmental effects.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Is Getting an HVAC Tune-Up Worth It? HVAC.com’s HVAC Tune-Up Checklist

Spring is right around the corner! One big to-do list item for homeowners is an HVAC tune-up. Unfortunately, many HVAC systems are neglected as they’re out of sight and out of mind… Read More

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Monday, February 18, 2019

NPR News: 'Grandfather Of Climate Science' Wallace Broecker Dies At 87

'Grandfather Of Climate Science' Wallace Broecker Dies At 87
Broecker was an early advocate for reducing fossil fuels to avoid the disruptive effects of climate change and brought the term "global warming" into the mainstream.

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NPR News: Scientific Duo Gets Back To Basics To Make Childbirth Safer

Scientific Duo Gets Back To Basics To Make Childbirth Safer
Remarkably little is known about the fundamentals of how a woman carries a baby inside her. Two Columbia University researchers aim to change that, to reduce the number of kids born too soon.

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NPR News: There's A Gap Between Perception And Reality When It Comes To Learning

There's A Gap Between Perception And Reality When It Comes To Learning
Increasingly, people feel they can master tasks simply by watching instructional videos like the kind you find on YouTube. But sometimes the gap between perception and reality can be deep and wide.

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NPR News: Israel Heads To The Moon

Israel Heads To The Moon
A spacecraft named Beresheet is set to be Israel's first spacecraft to land on the moon. It came about because Israeli scientists lost a contest — but continued with the work anyway.

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