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Bill Nye Fights Back
How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
Eye Contact: Not As Persuasive As We Thought
A new study finds more eye contact makes people less likely to agree with a persuasive argument, especially if they're already skeptical.
PopSci Q&A: How Much Do Presidential Debates Matter?
And what do voters really care about? The authors of "Democracy Despite Itself: Why a System That Shouldn't Work At All Works So Well" weigh in.
FYI: Does Watching A Debate In HDTV Influence How You Vote?
Forget Nixon sweating in black and white--HDTV and direct-to-audience feedback are enough for people to change their opinions. But that might not even matter.
Possibility of iPads In Cockpits Sparks Fierce Debate Among Pilots
Alaska Airlines’s recent adoption of iPads into plane cockpits has sparked a debate among pilots as to whether replacing paper … Continued
The Science Debate Debate
The backlash to the Science Debate movement has begun