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Currents blog - July 2012

A blog covering science news by Inside Science writers and editors

Jul 26 2012 - 5:15pm

Here are some of the science and engineering stories circulating online that address the issues behind the games.

Jul 18 2012 - 3:45pm

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.

Jul 12 2012 - 4:15pm

Usually, sports drafts are exercises in talent evaluation. This year, the MLB draft is more complicated.

Jul 6 2012 - 2:45pm

This was a big week for science. Here are a few interesting stories for your reading pleasure.

Jul 5 2012 - 2:00pm

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.

Jul 4 2012 - 9:00am

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.

Jul 2 2012 - 10:00am

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.

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