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Spread the word

... - eLife digests are plain language summaries of research articles. We’ve been including them in research articles since their general ... started asking the authors of research papers to answer some questions for us in more plain language and that’s really helped us. It ...

Chris Smith MIOC highschool Croatia

The Naked Scientists visit a Croatian high school

... students were bursting to ask all kinds of curious science questions and we wasted no time. A tour of the universe As a warm ... impressive light shows in the sky as new stars burst to life, but then we'd be wiped out by supernova explosions when they died. We ...

The wild frontier: animal models

... that they use in their research? eLife are exploring these questions with a new series of articles called, The Natural History of Model Organisms. Ian Baldwin is the ...

Creepy hand

Can we trust Hollywood when it comes to psychopaths?

... making a decision. https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/questions/what-psychopath Which makes sense if you think back to the long ...

The world's first lie detector suit

... them when you're just talking to them and ask them random questions - how old they are, where they live and that kind of thing where ... some media attention is that I actually have newspaper articles about a research. So, one of the things I want to do next - but anyone ...

Bombardier Beetle, Brachininae sp., Orange County, North Carolina, United States. Length 13 mm.

Creationism vs. Science

... is that expecting a theological text to answer scientific questions is no smarter than expecting a scientist to offer theological ... the job description). This rule extends across all walks of life, and we never question it. No one goes to a lawyer for advice about dental ...

The Hygiene Hypothesis Unraveled

... diseases have been demonstrated as being influenced by real-life infectious organisms. Evidence for the hygiene hypothesis: Animal ... in the United States thinks that the answer to both those questions is a resounding yes, as we'll discuss in the next article: Will ...

Whale Shark

How does shark repellent work?

... Brian - Hi, morning, I want to know there's been a lot of articles recently about near-Earth objects impacting Earth and they say the ... So is there anything that I can do. Eusebius - I love questions that will stump Chris but he will have a hypothesis. Chris we have a ...