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This may look like a mad scientist's garage sale, but it's actually the most precise clock ever built. Jim Burrus/NIST hide caption

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The World's Most Precise Clock Could Prove Einstein Wrong

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Judith Curry with her dogs, Rosie (left) and Bruno, in the mountains near Lake Tahoe. The climatologist focuses on the uncertainties of climate change far more than on the consensus of climate scientists. Richard Harris/NPR hide caption

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'Uncertain' Science: Judith Curry's Take On Climate Change

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The heirloom corn variety has only eight rows of kernels and hence, its name: New England Eight Row Flint. Courtesy of Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture hide caption

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Reviving An Heirloom Corn That Packs More Flavor And Nutrition

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Foreclosures increased dramatically as a result of risky subprime loans during the 2000s. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Government's Renewed Push On Mortgage Fraud Too Late?

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President Obama delivers a speech on education at the University of Buffalo on Thursday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Do The Data Exist To Make A College-Rating System Work?

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