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24 super honest Father's Day cards for every type of dad

If you can't find dad a worthy Father's Day present this year, don't worry — at least you'll be able to get him the perfect card.<p>With the perfect …

Father's Day

Finding the Right Path for Your Data Science Education

When it comes to learning data science, there’s no shortage of options available. You can pick up a book, read articles on the Web, or participate in …

Portfolio

Featured alumni and exits<p>Advanced Manufacturing and Nanotechnology (MN)<p>Program director<p>Linda Molnar<p>Featured companies<p>Manufacturing Technologies …

Partnering with scientists boosts school students' and teachers' confidence in science

An increasing policy focus in Australia, and internationally, is on getting young people interested in and studying science, technology, engineering …

Why 19th Century Scientists Didn't Think the Platypus Was Real

(Image: George Shaw and F.P. Nodder)<p>When European explorers wandered the most remote regions of the world, they brought back stories of strange …

Proof of Evolution That You Can Find on Your Own Body

DO try this at home.<p>It might sound a little offensive, but your body is a museum, full of ancient relics that no one really needs anymore. From your …

4 Times Disney Got The Science Right (And 4 Times It Didn’t)

Walt Disney PicturesAs made up, magical children’s entertainment, maybe it doesn’t make much sense to hold Disney movies up to scientific scrutiny. …

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>The entrance to the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins at the American Museum of Natural …

Open Student Positions for Summer 2016 – The Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science

The Institute for Data Intensive Science and Engineering (IDIES, JHU Bloomberg Building) is pioneering a new field called ‘Citizen Social Science’ …

Salaries & Wages

Your brain might be hard-wired for altruism: Neuroscience research suggests an avenue for treating the empathically challenged

Neuroscience research suggests an avenue for treating the empathically challenged<p>By temporarily inactivating a part of the brain involved in …

Your brain might be hard-wired for altruism

UCLA neuroscience research suggests an avenue for treating the empathically challenged<p>It's an age-old quandary: Are we born "noble savages" whose …

Alooma scores $11.2 million Series A to solve data science pain points

Alooma, an Israeli startup that helps companies process and work with big data in real time delivered as a cloud service, announced an $11.2 million Series A round today led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital.<p>The product focuses on the people working with data like data scientists …

Google Music Lab: Interactive Toys That Visualize The Science Of Sound

Although music is a universal language, composing it is not. In other words, while almost everyone enjoys music, comparatively few people actually understand it. Google’s latest experiment wants to help change that. Check out the Chrome Music Lab, an online toy box that helps explain the science …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Richard Feynman

The Science Behind Designing a Website for Maximum Leads

Whether you're designing your own website or hiring a developer, it's important to know exactly what you want from your website. For most business owners, that's leads. Converting visitors of your site to potential sales should be the main focus of your website, no matter what. So how do you do …

Visual Design

21's Bitcoin computer now has a marketplace for APIs

After launching a small Linux-based device that can mine Bitcoin and make machine-to-machine payments last year, 21 has launched a micropayments marketplace that allows people to trade digital goods using cryptocurrency.<p>The 21 Marketplace’s initial focus is on enabling developers to buy and sell …

This Animated Particle Physics Book Isn't Just For Kids

A is of Accelerator, B is for Black hole, C is for Cryostat! Those are just a few of the particle physics lessons your kids will get from Symmetry …

Black Holes

News

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (20 February 2016)

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p><b>Top picks</b><p>From me at the Atlantic:<p>How Microbes Make Malnutrition Worse<br>• Biologists Steal Nanospear Technology From Bacteria<br>• XY Bias: How Male Biology Students See Their Female Peers<p>Superb piece about the “nature-faked” relationship between Hadza …

Hunter Gatherers

Doing data science with Clojure

Having programmers do data science is terrible, if only everyone else were not even worse. The problem is of course tools. We seem to have settled on either: a bunch of disparate libraries thrown into a more or less agnostic IDE, or some point-and-click wonder which no matter how glossy, never …

Big-data visualization experts make using scatter plots easier for today's researchers

Scatter plots—which use horizontal and vertical axes to plot data points and display how much one variable is affected by another—have long been …

Homemade Hand Warmer - Sick Science! #227

Big Data and Advanced Analytics

Big Data and advanced analytics are critical topics for executives today. But many still aren't sure how to turn that promise into value. This presentation provides an overview of 16 examples and use cases that lay out the different ways companies have approached the issue and found value: …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Jackson Pollock

Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends on what you think the virtual currency is for

There is a future when the City of London <i>really</i> doesn't sleep:<p>Trading still stops on the Stock Exchange at five sharp, but the banker doesn't stop. …

Why Building A Distributed Data Supply Chain Is More Important Than Big Data

It is time to stop the stampede to create capacity to analyze big data and instead pursue a more balanced approach that focuses on finding more data sets and understanding how to use them to improve your business. The goal should not be to create one big factory that can handle any data set, no …

Four Big Data Trends That Change Everything

Over the past few weeks I’ve heard many recipes for what will drive business success and yet firms large and small continue to struggle with how to jumpstart growth. Brilliant speakers at the Brandworks Conference (run by Lindsey, Stone and Briggs) in May and at the Cloud Computing and Big Data …

The Power of Thinking: Can the Mind Affect Our Reality

<i>“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” —Attributed to Gautama Siddhartha, the</i> …

The Misuse and Meaning of GDP, the Main Gauge of Economic Growth

Friday’s report on America’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) held a few surprises. But the real story lies behind the data. The economy grew at a 2.5 …

How Drug Companies Keep Medicine Out of Reach

The promise of delinking research and development from the actual manufacture of drugs, and why the pharmaceutical industry rejects an idea that could turn neglected diseases into profit<p>Reuters<p>For almost a decade, the United States has been standing in the way of an idea that could lead to cures …