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Jamey Stutz

A clock in the rocks: what cosmic rays tell us about Earth’s changing surface and climate

When landslides or glaciers bring rocks to the surface, cosmic rays bombard them, smashing common atoms into rarer forms and acting as a chronometer of the changing Earth.
Chinese universities are prodigious producers of scientific papers, which will help garner them more prestige. CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images

China’s universities just grabbed 6 of the top 10 spots in one worldwide science ranking – without changing a thing

Science rankings rely on papers in academic journals. Broadening the view to include many more open-access journals will upend the usual order – thanks to China’s vast number of publications.
Sous quelle forme préférez-vous votre part des quelque 5 millions de tonnes de cacao produites dans le monde chaque année ? Maya Kruchankova/Shutterstock

Saveur, texture, préparation… la science du chocolat décortiquée

Derrière la fermentation, la torréfaction, le broyage qui transforment le cacao en tablettes de chocolat, bonbons et pâtisseries, c’est de la science qui se cache.
Activities that keep you fired up don’t help you turn down your anger. Ray Massey/The Image Bank via Getty Images

Chilling out rather than blowing off steam is a better way to manage anger − new review of 154 studies reveals what works

Activities such as deep breathing, muscle relaxation, yoga and meditation help people manage their anger, according to a meta-analysis of studies involving more than 10,000 participants.
Students become more emotionally engaged with history when it’s presented in an interactive way, research shows. SDI Productions via Getty Images

‘Time warp’ takes students to Native American past to search for solutions for the future

Rather than have students memorize names and dates, this history curriculum invites students to grapple with real-life issues faced by people from the past.
Selama beberapa dekade, apa yang ada di ujung jalan ini adalah sebuah rahasia misterius. David James Henry/Wikimedia

Apa Area 51 dan benarkah ‘alien’ ada di sana?

Kamu tidak diizinkan mengunjungi bagian Nevada yang dikenal sebagai Area 51. Itu karena tempat ini merupakan fasilitas pemerintah yang sangat rahasia. Namun kerahasiaan ini berkaitan dengan pesawat mata-mata, bukan alien luar angkasa.
Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping (left) and President Jimmy Carter sign papers, including a science and technology agreement, in 1979. Consolidated News Pictures/Archive Photos via Getty Images

The US and China may be ending an agreement on science and technology cooperation − a policy expert explains what this means for research

China’s success in science and technology propelled it to the forefront of many fields. Now, the US wants to pull back from years of intense cooperation.


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