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Data check: Not so EAGER for NSF funding? Why a program that offers a near-sure bet on winning a grant has so few applicants
ScienceNOW | 2 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
More great moments in science A month ago, we looked at what great moments in science might have looked like if they happened via Twitter. Many who read it wanted to see more. So here are some more. Continue reading...
The Guardian | 2 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Perfect shopping soundtrack revealed by scientists Reserachers at Goldsmiths University have devised the perfect shopping soundtrack to help shoppers avoid bad purchasing decisions | 3 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The intoxication of the speckled wood butterfly Wenlock Edge: Drunk and disorderly, he wavers through the air until he catches the whiff of ripeness, finds the fruit and locks on Continue reading...
The Guardian | 4 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sprint reveals new family data plans to take on the wireless competition In its first major move since appointing a new chief executive after merger plans fell through with rival T-Mobile US, wireless carrier Sprint has announced new family rate plans that more closely resemble those of its competitors.
The Christian Science Monitor | 4 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Research helps explain why elderly have trouble sleeping As people grow older, they often have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. Now a new study helps explain why sleep becomes more fragmented with age.
EurekAlert! | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Is China's 50 percent cesarean section delivery rate too high? Efforts must be made to decrease China's increasing cesarean section rate, suggests a new commentary published Aug. 20 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
EurekAlert! | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Review of clinical treatment of bronchiolitis in infants reveals over-reliance on one test An editorial published in this week's JAMA highlights the importance of physicians using all available clinical assessment tools when considering how to treat patients.
EurekAlert! | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Growing up poor affects adults' sense of control, impulsiveness when faced with economic uncertainty Growing up poor can influence people's sense of control and in turn may lead them to more impulsive decision-making and quickly give up on challenging tasks in uncertain situations, according to new research published by the American Psychological Associa
EurekAlert! | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Can eating meat be eco-friendly? Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?
BBC News | 5 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend