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Taking Plants Off Planet to See How They Grow in Zero Gravity

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The Controversy Behind Sweeteners

The Encyclopedia of Food and Health provides information on and discusses the controversy behind sweeteners and artificial sugars. Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Lessons from Cuba on Eliminating the Transmission of HIV from Mother to Child

Cuba has officially become the first country to eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother to child - a huge… Read more

Life Sciences

Polar Bears Unlikely to Compensate for Ice Loss in Summer

New data suggest that it’s unlikely polar bears will be able to physiologically adapt to extended food deprivation linked to… Read more

Plant & Animal Sciences

White Shark Populations Are Growing. Here’s Why That’s Good News

When bald eagle populations rebounded, people rejoiced. But tell people how happy you are that the great white shark population… Read more


Can Hypnosis Work?

Hypnosis can be defined as the art of creating an alternative reality by imagination, which, ideally, should be experienced like… Read more

Life Sciences

The World Health Organization Wants a Diverse Workforce, But What About its Interns?

Learn about the World Health Organization's internship program, the work these interns do and debate whether or not they should… Read more

Chemical Engineering

Plant Design of Unit Operations

Sean Moran discusses approaches to design of unit operations in plant design outside of an academic setting, providing real-world tips… Read more

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Tech Companies Spend Big Money on Bias Training – But it Hasn’t Improved Diversity Numbers

With recent criticisms of the lack of women in tech, many companies have spent money on bias training - only… Read more

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