Tag: coral

  • Junk news pioneer, Antarctic research, Hawking’s last paper: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Junk news pioneer, Antarctic research, Hawking’s last paper: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Behind the scenes of junk news production In this week’s installment of our PBS NewsHour series on Junk News, we introduced you to Cyrus Massoumi, prolific publisher of junk news. Cyrus is a gifted marketer with a passion for…

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  • Exploring junk news, Pruitt slammed on the Hill, CRISPR for coral: this week in science. | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Exploring junk news, Pruitt slammed on the Hill, CRISPR for coral: this week in science.

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss: Members of Congress yesterday offered up some must-see TV that appeals to a few big interests of mine: the conduct and policies of the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt and the insidious, often corrosive role…

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  • Climate change disrupts animal cycles, massive coral casualties, how Mars’ moons formed: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Climate change disrupts animal cycles, massive coral casualties, how Mars’ moons formed: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. I’m reminded this week of the exquisite precision of nature and the complexity of its interrelatedness. It doesn’t take an awful lot… just a few degrees here, a small shift in a current there… to upset the applecart. Climate…

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  • Stephen Hawking, space genes, acidic coral: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Stephen Hawking, space genes, acidic coral: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Losing a physics superstar The groundbreaking theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died this week. A man with a sharp mind and a biting wit, he was an inspiration to many scientists… and people in general. The story of how he…

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