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  • Hawaiian Heat

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    With climate change forecasts calling for tough times in tropical climates, scientists in America’s tropical paradise of Hawaii are carefully monitoring nature for signs of change, and citizen scientists are helping them find those signs in the ocean’s coral reefs.

  • 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal Winner: Lotfi A. Zadeh

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    The 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering is presented to Lotfi Zadeh for his invention and development of the field of fuzzy logic, a mathematical system that captures aspects of the ambiguity of human language and thought, which has solved problems in areas such as artificial intelligence and the automated control of machines.

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    Sep 29, 2009 | by | Read | 102 Comments

    Telling your boss you need a nap might not be the smartest thing to do at work, but scientific evidence is now on your side. As this ScienCentral News video explains, sleep researchers just released a new study that says naps over an hour long may boost creative problem solving.

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Hawaiian Heat

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“Unfiltered” is a recurring series where ScienCentral reporters give their personal thoughts on the stories they produce. This installment is based on the news story “Girls Vs. Boys At Math.”


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