RealClearScience Morning Edition

Friday, December 19
Liberal Bias Is Killing Social Science - Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, Week
New York Bans Fracking on Fear, Not Science - Ronald Bailey, Reason
Blame Your Parents for Everything - Alexandra Sifferlin, Time
Did Earth's Water Come From... Earth? - Christina Boyes, RCScience
Father of Weed Science Has Never Smoked It - Assaf Uni, Vocativ
Are You Made of Air Pollution? - Curt Stager, Huffington Post
Ibuprofen Boosts Lifespans of Lab Animals - Mitch Leslie, Sci Now
Egyptian Cemetery Has 1 Million Mummies - Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The World of Physics in 2015 - Matin Durrani, Physics World
Machine Intelligence Cracks Genetic Controls - Emily Singer, Quanta
RCS Feature: 2014's Not Top Ten: The Worst Junk Science
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Thursday, December 18
Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Is Baseless or Wrong - Julia Belluz, Vox
Throw Junk Science out of the Courtroom - Douglas Starr, Aeon
The Great Ebola Lie - Michael Fumento, New York Post
New York to Ban Fracking for Natural Gas - John Timmer, Ars Tech
An Outbreak of Mumps in the NHL - Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post
The Truth About Holiday Weight Gain - Travis Saunders, PLoS Blogs
Tohoku: The Story of a Ticking Time Bomb - Christina Boyes, RCSci
Headlines Change the Way We Think - Maria Konnikova, New Yorker
Wednesday, December 17
Today's Global Warming Is Nothing Special - Science 2.0
NASA's Idea to Nearly Replace Rockets - Tom Hartsfield, RCScience
The Big Bang for Children - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
2014's Best Images Under the Microscope - Betsy Mason, Wired
Strange Rock Contains 30,000 Diamonds - Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2014 - Editors, Archaeology
Why Are Most of Us Right-Handed? - Jason Goldman, BBC Future
How Sound Affects Taste - Leigh Alexander, BoingBoing
Putin's Russia Enrages Scientists - Quirin Schiermeier, Nature News
Spicy Foods Linked to Higher Testosterone - David Chazan, Telegraph
Tuesday, December 16
The Worst Junk Science of 2014 - RealClearScience
Opting Your Kid Out of Vaccination? Sickening. - Phil Plait, Slate
Science Shields Against Grammar Naziism - Amos Zeeberg, Nautilus
The Ignored Prophet of the Computer Age - James Essinger, Cosmos
Worm 'Brain' Uploaded Into Lego Robot - Jason Dorrier, Sing Hub
Does the U.S. Really Need More Plutonium? - The Economist
Russia Wants to Build Its Own Space Station - Becky Ferreira, Motherboard
Astronomers May Soon Find Squished Planets - Ian O'Neill, D-News
Can Potential Terrorists Be 'Rehabilitated'? - Jesse Singal, Sci of Us
Why Do Santa-Deniers Get Airtime? - Dean Burnett, Guardian
Monday, December 15
Scientists Are Not That Smart - Chad Orzel, Science of Us
Being Nice Is More Effective Than Torture - Olga Khazan, The Atlantic
Global Climate Deal Reached in Peru - BBC News
Climate Deal Won't Stop Global Warming - Rebecca Leber, New Repub
The Secret World of Beer - Chris Baraniuk, BBC Future
The Oddest Eggs of the Animal Kingdom - Liz Langley, Nat Geo
How To Make a Random Number - Michael Byrne, Motherboard
Why Kissing Is So Much Fun - Sheril Kirshenbaum, The Guardian
The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies - Lisa Hix, Collectors Weekly
Saturday, December 13
2014's Top Physics Breakthroughs - Hamish Johnston, Physics World
Can Life Be Mimicked in Silicon? - Courtney Humphries, MIT Review
New Artificial Skin Senses Heat & Touch - Anthony King, Chem World
There Will Never Be Another Space Race - Ariel Bogle, The Week
Fatigue Isn't What You Think It Is - Alex Hutchinson, The New Yorker
Most Influential Scientist You Don't Know - R. Gunderman, Conv
The Myth of the Poisonous Poinsettia - Alex Boese, Museum of Hoaxes
How Pirates Changed My Scientific Career - Peter Ward, Nautilus
Why Whale Poop Matters - George Monbiot, The Guardian
RCS Feature: The Top 10 Science Stories of 2014
Friday, December 12
Fastest Stars May Travel at Light Speed - Marcus Woo, Wired
A Scientific Way to Interrogate? - Christian Meissner, Conversation
The CIA Spent Millions on Bad Science - Martin Robbins, Guardian
How Brain Myths Are Harming Us - Christian Jarrett, Wired
The NFL Has a Stem Cell Problem - Antonio Regalado, MIT Review
Superbugs Deadlier Than Cancer by 2050? - Fergus Walsh, BBC News
Strange New Gene Pool Brewing in Arctic - Tim McDonnell, Nautilus
Why Women's Bodies Abort Boys During Strife - Liz Pennisi, Sci Now
Study Supports Theory That Men Are Idiots - B. Gholipour, LiveSci
Thursday, December 11
Top 10 Science Stories of 2014 - RealClearScience
Greenpeace Defiles Peru's Nazca Lines - Matt McGrath, BBC
Psychoactive Drugs of Early Americans - Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LS
Link Between Temporal Lobe Epilepsy & Mysticism - Jess Hill, ABC
Oil and Water Can Mimic Evolution - Francie Diep, Popular Science
Does Water Freeze or Boil in Space? - Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
U.S. May Be at Risk from Deadly Heart Parasite - J. Frazer, SciAm
Rhino Subspecies to Die Unless Science Can Help - J. Straziuso, AP
Can Eyetracking Know Your Pizza Desires? - John Henderson, Conv.
Lumbersexuality and Its Discontents - Willa Brown, The Atlantic
Wednesday, December 10
Greatest Meteor Shower of 2014 Is Coming! - Ethan Siegel, SWaB!
Two Giant Blue Stars Are About to Meld - Sid Perkins, Science
California Drought Is Natural, Not Man-Made - Doyle Rice, USA Today
How One Woman Shook Foundations of Geology - Brooke Jarvis, MF
Return of the Rhythm Method - Olga Khazan, The Atlantic
It Takes a Troll to Beat a Troll - Taylor Wofford, Newsweek
This Is How Many Microbes You'll Eat Today - Ross Pomeroy, RCSci
What to Do When Your Kid Starts Swearing? - Melinda Moyer, Slate
It Really Is All About the Treble - Hank Campbell, Science 2.0
Tuesday, December 9
Noam Chomsky Is Completely Wrong - Vyvyan Evans, Aeon Magazine
High Heels Have Power Over Men - Thomas Adamson, AP
Flu Vaccine Less Effective this Year - Goldschmidt & Christensen, CNN
Why Vitamins Are Vanishing from Your Cereal - Dan Charles, NPR
Laser Beam Measures Apple Ripeness - David Shultz, Science News
Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Curable? - Lise Brix, SciNordic
Louisiana's 'Moon Shot' to Save Its Coast - Marshall et al., ProPublica
Titan's Giant Dunes Track Ancient Climate - Alexandra Witze, Nature
How Habitable Is that Exoplanet? - Shannon Palus, Popular Science

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