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1. Abraham, Curtis. “Rhino horn isn’t a hangover cure or a cancer treatment,”
This article appeared in print under the headline “Rhino horn is no medicine” in New Scientist vol.222 no. 2966 (April 26, 2014): p.27

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1. David, Talbot. “An artificial hand with real feeling,”
Technology Review vol. 117 no. 2 (Mar/Apr 2014): p.48-53.

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1. Marks, P. “Phone’s Wi-Fi hotspot acts as SOS beacon in disasters,”
New Scientist Vol. 221 no. 2958 (March 1, 2014): p.22.

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1. Millman, C. “20 things you didn’t know about 3D printing,”
Discover (February 26, 2014)

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1. Jancer, M. “The car that runs on air,”
Popular Science (February 25, 2014)

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1. Stinson, Liz. “This musical typewriter turns sentences into sound,”
Wired (January 24, 2014)

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1. Schneider, David. “New indoor navigation technologies work where GPS can’t,”
IEEE Spectrum vol. 50, no. 12 (December 2013): p. 34-39.

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1. Shipman, Pat. “Why is human childbirth so painful?”
American Scientist vol. 101, no. 6 (November-December 2013): p. 426.

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1. Karlgaard, Rich. “Smarts in business is not about IQ,”
Forbes vol. 192, no. 9 (December 16, 2013): p. 46.

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1. Neubert, Mitchell J. and Beard, Alison. “Entrepreneurs feel closer to God than the rest of us do,”
Harvard Business Review vol. 91, no. 10 (October 2013): p. 32-33.

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06 Nov 2013
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1. “Unreliable research – trouble at the lab,”
The Economist (October 19, 2013)

Are journals neglecting to publish articles verifying or repudiating scientific results, or those reporting negative results? This article from The Economist raises some troubling questions.

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1. Yong, Ed. “Climate change and violence,”
The Scientist (August 1, 2013)

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