Science News List Of Fav Books Published In 2016

Science News writers have released a list of their favorite books of 2016. Here are a few they chose. First on the list they have “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. The book is about a geomicrobiologist’s life as a scientist and her study of plants.
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Once again, Science News writers and editors have reviewed the stacks of science books published this year to pick their favorites. Most of the books listed here have been reviewed previously in the magazine. Read those reviews at the links below or in our …
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Facebook Messenger enabled users to make group voice calls using the mobile app earlier this year in April but the feature has not yet been released for desktop users. It seems that this is going to change in the near future. The social network has …
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Britain’s fertility regulator has approved controversial techniques allowing doctors to create babies using DNA from three people – what it called a “historic” decision to help prevent a small number of children from inheriting potentially fatal diseases …
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Dr. Edwin Goldwasser, a co-founder of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and one of the world’s most prominent physicists who spent decades at the University of Illinois, has died at the age of 97. The physics department at …
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Eight small satellites, designed to improve hurricane forecasts by detecting the wind speeds within storms, blasted off on Thursday aboard an air-launched Pegasus rocket, a NASA TV broadcast showed. From a vantage point 317 miles (510 km) above Earth, the …
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Exaggerated or simplistic news is often blamed for adversely influencing public health. However, recent findings suggested many exaggerations were already present in university press releases, which scientists approve. Surprisingly, these exaggerations …
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The two Chinese judges agreed that this year’s applicants, with an average length-of-service of 2.5 years, showed “outstanding performance in science news reporting,” said TAI Zixue, an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Telecommunications …
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