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How to increase women in science careers

Over the past 40 years, the number of women earning advanced degrees in the fields of science has quadrupled. Despite these gains, many in the academic world and beyond are still very concerned about how to increase the number of …

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New research discovers Sima de los Huesos in Spain is home to oldest human DNA

In Spain’s Atapuerca Mountains, the Sima de los Huesos – the Pit of Bones – archaeological site has been a treasure trove of data on early human ancestors for years. On December 4, 2013, a study by Matthias Meyer and …

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Research the scientific events of Comet ISON, comet of the century

Dubbed the “comet of the century,” Comet ISON is a scientist’s dream. The comet has provided much anticipation, speculation and surprise for professional and amateur astronomers around the world. Good research paper topics could be to take an upcoming scientific …

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Research paper topics: Writing a research paper on emerging technologies

Are you puzzled about writing a research paper? Do you need to come up with good research paper topics?  Whether it’s education, law, health or business, the future will include emerging technologies that you can write about in your next …

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College Board recommends changes to federal Pell Grant

The federal Pell Grant program has been around since 1972, and it’s designed to help low-income college students be able to afford college. But the program has its flaws, and a recent study from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation …

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Recent science articles probe science fact in Doctor Who 50th anniversary

Doctor Who first aired on British television November 23, 1963, and was popular with viewers from the very beginning. In true science fiction style, the show introduced bizarre concepts, such as time travel, different dimensions and regeneration, and scary alien …

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Do mammograms save lives? Latest breast cancer news.

Breast cancer awareness month may be over, but there is still a lot of talk about the disease in the media as a result of the latest breast cancer news. ABC News reporter Amy Robach received a diagnosis after an …

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Goodbye, black rhino; hello hammerhead shark

This past week, media outlets reported one animal moving from an endangered species to an extinct species, but another new species is discovered. While the latter news doesn’t reduce the sadness that many conservationists feel at the loss of the …

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Writing a research paper pt 3: How to write an outline, draft the paper and add citations

Now that you’ve chosen a topic and collected notes, it’s time to begin writing a research paper. In this article we’ll cover how to write an outline, create a rough draft of your paper and how to add citations. There’s …

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Core features of a liberal arts education

Often called the most important major in struggling economic times, the liberal arts education combines various academic disciplines that prepare students to thrive in an atmosphere of complexity, diversity and change. It helps students be able to transfer intellectual and …

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