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Understanding the Refugee Crisis and Its ImpactBack in September of 2015, the Syrian refugee crisis took center stage in the world's awareness [...]

Philosophy Talk - Jean-Paul SartreThe nice folks at Philosophy Talk have just put out an episode on the highly influential French exis [...]

Mass Incarceration in the USIn addition to the physical walls that separate free citizens from those who have been incarcerated, [...]

Immanuel Kant - Groundwork for the Metaphysics of MoralsOne of the most fascinating moral frameworks philosophers have developed, to say nothing of its incr [...]

What Can We Learn from Ancient Greece?We've all heard the mantras, whether from Hegel or Santayana, about the importance of history c [...]

Andrew Sullivan - Depression, the Secret We Share"The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to [...]

Tamar Gendler - An Introduction to Political PhilosophyThe conceptual structure and theoretical underpinnings of the modern world, for better and worse, ha [...]

Simone de Beauvoir & Judith Butler on GenderThough Plato's thoughts on gender equality—at least as expressed in The Republic—were somewhat [...]

Roger Scruton - Why Beauty MattersBeauty has been a central and enduring concept in the philosophy of art and aesthetics since its inc [...]

Jonathan Haidt - The Moral Roots of Liberals and ConservativesIf you've kept up at all with the various cultural wars in this country, you're painfully [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
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(NaturalNews) Zika is now a sexually transmitted disease, says Dallas County Health and Human Servic [...]

(NaturalNews) You've probably heard of Monsanto – the largest producer of genetically engineere [...]

(NaturalNews) File this as another "you can't make this stuff up" story.McDonald [...]

(NaturalNews) The latest revelation regarding the Zika virus involves a genetically-altered mosquito [...]

(NaturalNews) Vending machines are handy when you're living a busy life and just need that extr [...]

(NaturalNews) So much for spontaneity. Oh, and freedom. And justice.A man in England has been ordere [...]

(NaturalNews) There are at least 125,000 people waiting for an organ transplant right now in the US. [...]

(NaturalNews) Just like with food, cheap, toxic chemicals are often used in cosmetics that pollute t [...]

(NaturalNews) Scientists are beginning to uncover the mechanisms by which plants -- which depend upo [...]

(NaturalNews) The aisles weave throughout the grocery store like arteries. The people pass through t [...]

Science News
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the 6th man to walk on the Moon, passed aw [...]

I hadn't been paying attention, so I was pleasantly surprised two nights ago to see the Interna [...]

On October 6th, 2013, the Catalina Sky Survey discovered a small asteroid which was later designated [...]

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - Despite howling winds and unseasonably frigid temperatures in the [...]

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Or Graur, Research Associate at the Center for Cosmolo [...]

I've always liked the idea that Jupiter has acted like a protector to its little brother, Earth [...]

Right now, we're staring hard at a small section of the sky, to see if we can detect any planet [...]

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - The first launch of 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is poised [...]

What do you get when you combine 15 radio telescopes on Earth and one in space? You get an enormous [...]

China has released hundreds of images of the Moon, taken by its Chang'e 3 lander and its compan [...]

Great Physicists and the Pets Who Inspired ThemTuesday Jan 19, 2016 Sometimes the best kind of scien [...]

The sky as a limitMonday Jan 11, 2016 Perimeter researchers show how the largest possible structure [...]

Preparing for a cosmological challengeThursday Jan 07, 2016 Einstein's theory of general relati [...]

Cosmology Prizes for Challenging ResearchWednesday Jan 06, 2016 Perimeter researchers Flavio Mercati [...]

Inside the Perimeter: Fall/Winter 2015/16 HighlightsThursday Dec 17, 2015 To celebrate the centenary [...]

2015 Year In ReviewTuesday Dec 08, 2015 Perimeter takes a look back at an illuminating year of scien [...]

Event Horizon Telescope Illuminates Black Hole GrowthThursday Dec 03, 2015 The international EHT res [...]

Unveiling the Turbulent Times of a Dying StarThursday Nov 26, 2015 Running sophisticated simulations [...]

Edwin Hubble: The Man Who Expanded Our UniverseWednesday Nov 18, 2015 Edwin Hubble was a man of grea [...]

The Promise, and Pitfalls, of Virtual RealityMonday Nov 16, 2015 Perimeter talks with virtual realit [...]

Pioneering discovery leads to potential preventive treatment for sudden cardiac deathRoughly 15 years ago, a team of researchers discovered the precise malfunction of a specific protein [...]

'Cannibalism' between starsStars do not accumulate their final mass steadily, but in a series of violent events manifesting the [...]

From allergens to anodes: Pollen derived battery electrodesPollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research h [...]

New luminous creatures illuminate the mystery of the Red SeaBiologists have discovered new species of fluorescent polyps living in colonies on the shells of gas [...]

Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantageBiologists found that noise from passing motorboats increases stress levels in young coral reef fish [...]

A cancer's surprise origins caught in actionResearchers have, for the first time, visualized the origins of cancer from the first affected cell [...]

Southwest sliding into a new normal: Drier conditionsThe weather patterns that typically bring moisture to the Southwest are becoming more rare, an indic [...]

Can slow creep along thrust faults help forecast megaquakes?In Japan and areas like the Pacific Northwest where megathrust earthquakes are common, scientists ma [...]

A new-generation exoskeleton helps the paralyzed to walkUntil recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And alth [...]

Walking on water: Researchers unravel science of skipping spheresSkipping stones across the water surface can be tricky. So why is it so easy to get such impressive [...]

Daily sky events among the ever-changing Moon, planets, stars and constellations, from Sky & Tel [...]

New images of four circumstellar disks suggest that the star formation process is much more violent [...]

The largest national association of astronomers is now the new home of a virtual observatory known a [...]

Two planets and a pretty crescent Moon gather low above the southeastern horizon before dawn on Febr [...]

To expand on the feature article on adaptive optics in our May 2016 issue, we're including here [...]

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