Knowledge Lab project to investigate programming features and data science environments For decades, fierce debates have raged over the benefits of different programming languages over others: Java vs. C++; Python vs. Ruby; Flask vs. Django. While often waged with fervor … Continue reading →
Disputes over science-related policy issues such as climate change or fracking often seem as intractable as other politically charged debates. But in science, at least, simple curiosity might help bridge that partisan divide, according to new research.
In 2013, the Food and Drug Administration cut the dosage for the sleep aid Ambien in half for women because it left them drowsy in the morning and more at risk for accidents. That was 21 years after the drug … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR — “Don’t you feel like you’re taking a dip in the lake as you come into the gallery?” asks Sara Adlerstein-Gonzalez as she enters the Washington Street Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor, arms outreached as if she could … Continue reading →
AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have achieved a milestone in modern wireless and cellular telecommunications, creating a radically smaller, more efficient radio wave circulator that could be used in … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR — As new research documents growing inequalities in health and wealth, the gap between “haves” and “have-nots” is growing in the field of scientific research itself, says University of Michigan sociologist Yu Xie. “It’s surprising that more attention … Continue reading →
Hamburg, 12.05.2012: Tierische und pflanzliche Meeresbewohner stehen unter Druck: 30 Prozent der marinen Arten in deutschen Nord- und Ostseegewässern sind gefährdet. Dies geht aus der „Roten Liste“ der marinen Arten, die das Bundesamt für Naturschutz heute veröffentlichte hervor. „Diese Bestandsaufnahme … Continue reading →