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Increasing participation of women in computing fields: A data science perspective

By Vandana Janeja and Lucy Erickson
We live in an age when everyone understands the importance and pervasiveness of data—the pictures we take, the activities we track, the transactions we make, and the websites we visit. Data can often
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Blockchain: What is it really?

By Justin Li
Moving from 2018 and into 2019, the world of cryptocurrencies has been through a tumultuous year. But as the focus has increasingly shifted to blockchain technology instead, let's step back and take a
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1.5 to Stay Alive!

By Gillian Bowser and Elisabeth Gilmore
With much fanfare, in 2015, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), The 21st Convention of Parties (COP21) adopted The Paris Agreement as a plan for global action to mitigate
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Advances In Science Propel Optimism

By Sutyajeet Soneja
My fellow scientists, as you continue to work towards bigger and better things, keep being a force for science. But more importantly, be a force for optimism.
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PODCAST | Neuroethical Perspectives on Cognitive Enhancement

By Carlos Faraco
Advances in drug development and neurotechnology over the last century have noticeably increased our ability to target cognitive-behavioral networks and help those with physical disabilities.
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Climate Change and the Oceans

By Judith Weis
While some politicians claim that climate change is a hoax, and climate scientists try to refine their models and forecasts of how much warming will take place in the next few decades, marine

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