Tag: Science

Risky Business: The Evolution of Dangerous Behavior

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How many people think those guys are nuts? And how many want to go do all that stuff right now? Yeah, there’s a couple of us in here. So by point of introduction, uh, indulge me in a…

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Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Just over a year ago, for the third time in my life, I ceased to exist. I was having a small operation, and my brain was filling with anesthetic. I remember a sense of detachment and falling apart…

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The Quest for Data: Acquisitions Activities and Archiving Options at ICPSR

The Quest for Data: Acquisitions Activities and Archiving Options at ICPSR

Good afternoon and welcome back to Data Fair 2016. My name is Piper Simmons and I am here today with my colleagues Jessi Carrothers and Justin Noble. Today we’re going to talk about the Quest for Data: Acquisitions,…

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Sampling

Sampling

When designing a longitudinal study, the first thing that needs to be decided is who the study will focus on. Researchers might be interested in the population as a whole, or could select their sample of participants based…

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ESOcast 84: The New E-ELT Design Unveiled

ESOcast 84: The New E-ELT Design Unveiled

In 2014, the tip of Cerro Armazones in the heart of Chile’s Atacama Desert was removed — in quite a dramatic fashion. The result was a flat plateau, representing the very first stage in ESO’s most ambitious project…

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What Would Happen If You Died In Space I business news I astronomy

What Would Happen If You Died In Space I business news I astronomy
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International Civic and Citizenship Studies Data for Secondary Analysis

International Civic and Citizenship Studies Data for Secondary Analysis

[David] Thank You Dory, and welcome everyone to International Civic and Citizenship Education Studies Data for secondary analysis. I’m so pleased to be joined today by two of my colleagues from IEA. We have Ralph Carstens and Falk…

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Most Extreme Weather On Other Planets I business news I astronomy

Most Extreme Weather On Other Planets I business news I astronomy

Sulfuric acid raining from the sky epic dust storms raging for months on end and Giant hurricanes that could swallow earth whole if you think earth has some bad weather Think again Mercury has little to no atmosphere…

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Chris McKay at MIT – 1997 MA Space Grant Consortium Public Lecture

Chris McKay at MIT – 1997 MA Space Grant Consortium Public Lecture

[MUSIC PLAYING] MODERATOR: The Massachusetts Space Bank Consortium is a NASA-funded program whereby we’re trying to distribute government funds and industry funds to worthy students and faculty members throughout the Commonwealth in an attempt to keep the spirit…

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Smoking vs Vaping

Smoking vs Vaping

Cigarettes and Marijuana and have been used for centuries, but only recently has the process of vaporizing these substances become popular. So, what does science have to say about this technology? Is it actually better for you? When…

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