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4 Reasons People Fear Science

Random things inspire what I write in Forbes Science – current events, extraordinary weather, or the need to debunk bad science. However, the inspiration for this piece was a conversation with a man while sipping Pinot Grigio and munching on lobster cakes at a fancy reception. The conversation began with a …

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This Startup Is Bringing Circuit Breakers Out Of Dusty Basements And Into The 21st Century

Atom Power’s digital circuit boards can be controlled from a tablet Atom Power Atom Power is bringing circuit breakers into the 21st century, combining software and connectivity to create the first digital circuit breaker certified by Underwriters Laboratories, which sets industry safety standards for consumer products. Atom Power’s solid-state circuit …

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Ahead Of Time And Under Budget

The Royal Dutch Shell Plc Olympus tension leg platform (TLP) is seen at dawn as it sets sail from Kiewit Offshore Services in Ingleside, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, July 13, 2013.  Photographer: Eddie Seal/Bloomberg BLOOMBERG NEWS It is no secret that costs of finding and producing oil and gas in …

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