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Here are some of the science and engineering stories circulating online that address the issues behind the games.
Over the next few weeks, Inside Science will release a series of news articles, blog posts, and a video news piece covering the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
Usually, sports drafts are exercises in talent evaluation. This year, the MLB draft is more complicated.
This was a big week for science. Here are a few interesting stories for your reading pleasure.
Is it possible to put a dollar value on the beauty of a river or to judge the worth of a wetland? Some conservationists think so.
Results from two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe have just confirmed the existence of a new heavy particle, likely to be the long-sought Higgs boson.
Hypothesized nearly 50 years ago, but not yet definitively detected, the Higgs particles would permeate space and gives other particles, such as electrons and quarks, their mass.