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The Kinds of Data Scientist

And how to build a successful data organization around them.
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Young scientists develop enviro-friendly bricks made out of urine

Scientists still haven't developed a cure for the common cold, but who cares? The young scientists of the world are focusing their attention on what matters most: bricks made out of piss. A group of South African students recently developed a brick
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The 9 best gifts for your little scientist as chosen by a bigtime science nerd

When I was a toddler, my mom got me my first book about outer space, and it quickly became my favorite toy. Cut to decades later, and I'm a science reporter. Perhaps the easiest way to guarantee that your child will love science is to start them
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NASA's Opportunity rover braves huge dust storm on Mars as scientists keep watch

The hardest working rover on Mars is fighting for its robotic life on the red planet.  NASA announced on Friday that the Opportunity rover is currently being hit by the worst dust storm it's ever experienced in the 15 years since it landed on
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Scientists have created the first 3D-printed human corneas

The future of 3D printing and medicine is coming into focus. Scientists at Newcastle University in the UK say they've created the first 3D-printed human corneas. Using a combination of their unique "bio-ink" and cornea stem cells, they can print the
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Scientists want you to help them go look for exploding stars

Scientists want you to go looking for exploding stars, and nope, you won't need much expertise to do it. A citizen science project to find supernovae led by Brad Tucker and Anais Möller from the Australian National University (ANU) aims to help
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After North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb inside a mountain, scientists watched it move

When North Korea detonates nuclear bombs, it brings the devices into tunnels dug deep inside Mount Mantap, a granite peak over 7,000 feet tall. Mantap has now sustained six such detonations, with the last of which — set off on September 3,
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Scientists just named a newly discovered water beetle after Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is an Academy Award winning actor, environmental activist, and most recently, a beetle namesake.  A water beetle species discovered in Malaysia was named Grouvellinus leonardodicaprioi in honor of DiCaprio's environmental work
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In a surprise to scientists, gains in tackling dirty air have stagnated

In the 1950s, Los Angeles residents raised signs protesting the region's filthy air. One woman's sign, at an anti-smog committee meeting in 1954, mocked that Los Angeles' San Gabriel Valley had been transformed into the inhospitable "Death Valley."
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Boaty McBoatface is heading to Antarctica to help scientists answer urgent questions

The British research submarine that the internet named "Boaty McBoatface" is headed to Antarctica as part of the largest U.S. scientific collaboration with the U.K. in Antarctica in 70 years.  The project, which will involve more than 100

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