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From smart drugs to over-the-counter nootropics, popping pills to boost brain power has become a billion-dollar business. After all, in our increasingly distracted, aging, and sleep-deprived world, anything that promises better concentration, alertness, and memory is more than tempting – for some it might feel like a necessity. Combine that with the fact that we
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The Ebony Project in Cameroon, West Africa, is a partnership between the Congo Basin Institute, local communities and Taylor Guitars. Chris Sorenson, Taylor Guitars More than two years ago, Scott Paul landed his dream job. Former director of Greenpeace’s forest campaign in the U.S., he was head-hunted by guitar maker Bob Taylor for an ambitious reforestation initiative in
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Clara features NASA’s TESS and James Webb Space Telescope missions. Screen Media The hunt for life is on. Astronomers have discovered over 4,000 planets in distant star systems, and we’re getting closer to identifying Earth 2.0. So who needs science fiction movies? Cue Clara, a science-savvy and moving Canadian independent movie showing in theaters this week that explores
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Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A report by the Intergovernmental Platform on Science and Policy on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) highlights the very real threat to biodiversity on our planet, showing the devastation caused by human activity. More than one million species face extinction, one in four, which as well as
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Have you ever tried actually talking to someone? Free for commercial use (via Pixabay) Some days the job of a science communicator seems downright impossible. How can we continue to grow a love for science when there’s so much…well, lack of love for science? Especially when this lack of enthusiasm manifests in so many different and
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