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3-D Printers Put Limb Prosthetics for Kids in Reach

A professor from Upstate New York is using technology to transform the world, especially for young people in need of limbs. He shares his experience in … more

Cogito Picks, Medicine & Health, Science News

Predicting Seasonal Weather: Fall Predicts Winter

Can scientists predict winter ‪in the U.S. from what happens in autumn, halfway around the world? The answer is yes. Researchers at AER and MIT … more

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Why Math? JHU Mathematician on the Value of Math in a Modern World

Q&A with Richard Brown, director of undergraduate studies in Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Mathematics Math as both profession and course of study can be … more

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Galaxy cluster. Credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Little Galaxy Keeps Churning Out Stars

The recently discovered small galaxy Leo P contains only about a hundred-thousandth as many stars as the Milky Way, but it’s bucking the small galaxy … more

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How Language Evolved from Climate and Terrain

Try shouting words into the wind, what sounds make it through? Speech may come with its own version of terroir—like the rounded, vowel-rich Hawaiian language … more

Cogito Picks, Mind & Brain, Science News
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