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Skeptical Science New Research for Week #33, 2019

Posted on 20 August 2019 by SkS-Team 39 articles, 5 open access.  Keep calm but don’t carry on Skeptical Science was founded for the purpose of debunking misunderstandings and intentional misinformation about anthropogenic climate change. In this interest, this week…

Market Forces and Coal

Posted on 19 August 2019 by Riduna Following defeat of the Australian Labor Party in the Federal election a leading Member has suggested that the Party should not rely on the use of Market Forces as the basis for curbing emissions.  This would be a…

Astronomy ambassadors to Chile: ALMA radio telescope

Learn what it would be like to travel to Chile – sometimes called astronomy’s world capital – in this final report from Robert Pettengill with the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador Program. Thank you for your dispatches, Rob!

From the tiny testes of flies, new insight into how genes arise

(Rockefeller University) A common birthplace of new genes, the male testes are a hotspot for biological innovation. Within these organs, scientists have found a trove of virgin genetic sequences–and a better understanding of how evolution moves forward.

You and a ginkgo tree can help scientists study climate change

A ginkgo tree in Tokyo shows off its green summer foliage. (Photo: Blew_s/Shutterstock) Most of us can’t do much to stop climate change, but doing a little is still better than nothing. And along with the many lifestyle changes that…