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01/20/17
Book Review Secton

Our Reading List Welcome to a new feature of the Sci on the Fly Blog! Are you looking for your next great read? Are you in the middle of a great...

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01/20/17
"Siri, What is AI?"
by Yan Zheng

The DIFFUSION mini-blog series looks back through the unexplored history of revolutionary ideas to help us imagine what the future might look...

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01/04/17
Notes from the Field: Promoting Child Health in Indonesia
by Amit Chandra

More than eight million children in Indonesia suffer from stunted growth. Stunting increases a child’s risk for infections, delayed brain development...

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12/19/16
Don’t Judge a Plant by its Seed: GMOs and Patent Laws
by Carlos Faraco

This post accompanies the Sci on the Fly podcast “Some love them, some hate them, some don’t care: GMOs.” That podcast mentions (at 8:50) three...

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12/16/16
The Growing Role of Private Investment in Clean Energy
by Rudy Kahsar

The 2016 election has left many environmentalists unsure about the future. President-elect Trump has tapped Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt to...

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12/01/16
PODCAST | Some love them, some hate them, some don't care: GMOs
by Sesquile Ramon, Beth Linas

Sesquile Ramon (2015-17 Executive Branch Fellow) dives into a discussion of ghenetically modified organisms (GMOs) and why some people love them, ...

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11/30/16
The Anacostia: A river on the mend
by Pamela Collins, Elizabeth Zeitler

 The Anacostia River needs some love. For most of the 20th century, it served as DC’s sewer (or worse...), and 1960s “urban renewal” policies...

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11/09/16
Is your garage ready to replace the pharmacy?
by Yan Zheng

How the government can be a key partner to innovation in the 21st century Congress wasn't happy on September 21st when they grilled Mylan CEO...

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10/20/16
PODCAST | STDs, HIV, Mosquitoes, and Zika
by Beth Linas, Claire Schulkey, Shobhana Gupta

Concluding our exploration of the Zika virus, this podcast examines different strategies and polices learned from other infectious diseases to...

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10/13/16
Building Climate Change Awareness From the Ground Up
by Rudy Kahsar

In December 2015, 191 countries adopted the Paris Climate Agreement and took it back to their home countries for ratification.  Now, almost a year...

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