Nick Lockerman

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Can 'Cultured Beef' Ease Meat Industry's Environmental Impact?

"Cultured meat" and a book that cleans dirty water are the latest innovations in food technology that could be key to sustainability in a world of finite resources.<p>Researchers from Germany and the U.S. revealed their solutions to surging meat demand and fatalities from waterborne diseases at the …

The evidence suggests I was completely wrong about tuition fees

For a long time I hated tuition fees. I hated them for moral reasons and for selfish ones. I obviously wasn’t too thrilled to pay them. If I’m honest, it felt like a tax on effort, on intelligence, on wanting to make a contribution to society. ‘The country will benefit from me and people like me,’ …

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Extinct Mammoth's Remains Discovered in Oregon

A construction crew discovered the bones of a number of animals, including the femur of an extinct mammoth, while digging near Reser Stadium at …

Watch Paul Rudd Battle Stephen Hawking In Quantum Chess

And learn to play it yourself, if you dare<p>To most of us, watching a chess game is about as fun as sitting through a lecture on quantum mechanics. So you might think a video about "quantum chess" would be pretty boring. Unless, perhaps, the players are famed physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking …

CIA Posts 'X-Files' UFO Documents for Both Believers and Skeptics

The truth is out there, as Fox Mulder said on "The X-Files" — and the CIA invites you to read a little piece of it. But just enough to leave Mulder intrigued and his perennially skeptical partner Dana Sculley exasperated.<p>Likely to celebrate the long-awaited new season of the show, the CIA …