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Chewing burns more calories than you think – and may have shaped our evolution |  Science

Chewing burns more calories than you think – and may have shaped our evolution | Science

When it comes to burning calories, few think about chewing. But about 3% of the daily energy we burn comes from grinding gum, gristle and other treats, a new study finds — and maybe more if you like salads and celery sticks. That’s far less than walking or even digesting, but it may have been …

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Science in Bluegrass – The Church and Science

Science in Bluegrass – The Church and Science

Chris Grany “For most of its history, the Catholic Church has rejected scientific knowledge that conflicted with its teaching.” I work for the Vatican’s Astronomical Observatory, and last year, when a correspondent for a major news organization published an article about the observatory, the editors felt it necessary to preface the story with this statement. …

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‘Not a weird elite class’: The scientists bring an urgent message to the streets of Hobart |  Science

‘Not a weird elite class’: The scientists bring an urgent message to the streets of Hobart | Science

The chances of meeting a scientist are higher in Hobart than in any other city in Australia, thanks in large part to its role as a center for marine research. At the start of National Science Week, which concludes this weekend, you would have been more likely to recognize them because they wore LED name …

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germany: Accelerate your career in data science with a degree in Germany

germany: Accelerate your career in data science with a degree in Germany

The World Economic Forum’s The Future of Work Report 2020 estimates that demand for data scientists will be at its highest by 2025, making data science and cloud computing the most in-demand skills. Leading technology and consulting firm Gartner predicts that by 2025, 70% of organizations will be focused on small and large data. Companies …

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“The Five Million Year Odyssey” shows how migration has shaped humanity

“The Five Million Year Odyssey” shows how migration has shaped humanity

The five million year odysseyPeter BellwoodPrinceton University, $29.95 Archaeologist Peter Bellwood’s academic odyssey led from England to teaching positions halfway around the world, first to New Zealand and then to Australia. For more than 50 years he has studied how humans settled islands from Southeast Asia to Polynesia. It is fitting, therefore, that his new …

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