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The Brain-Training Trend

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, SLIDER | 0 comments

Recently Diane Rehm hosted a show where a variety of brain-training programs were discussed. For a transcript of that show, check out the link in my post.

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Junk Science Alert #2 — Junk Science in the Courtroom

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, JUNK SCIENCE ALERT, SLIDER | 0 comments

A lot of junk science ends up in the courtroom, where people’s lives and liberty can hang in the balance. Read about some examples of junk science in the courtroom, including one case where the defendant was executed after a conviction based largely upon junk science.

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Bighorn Sheepwatch 15 — More Than Half of the Original Transplants Gone

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, AZ NEWS, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

More than half of the transplanted bighorn are now dead.

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The Wild Horses of Sahuarita, Arizona

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, FEATURES, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

The hoofprints of unshod horses punctuate the wash between the Rancho Resort subdivision and the Mission Mine in Sahuarita, Ariz. The prints vary in size, but all are smaller than the feet of an average sized quarter horse.

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Rock Tasting at Biosphere 2–Previously Published by the Scientific American Blog Network

Posted by on Mar 1, 2014 in FEATURES | 0 comments

With a mischievous grin and gleaming dark eyes, Dr. Dragos Zaharescu raises a small spatula to his lips and tastes.

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