It took more than 700 years, but in 1939 archaeologist Dorothy Garrod became the first female professor at Oxbridge – nearly a decade before women were even allowed to take degrees at Cambridge University. ALICE HUTTON reports on the opening of the first permanent exhibition honouring one of…
- Science is a collection of facts.
- Science is complete.
- There is a single Scientific Method that all scientists follow.
- The process of science is purely analytic and does not involve creativity.
And many, many more here: A wonderful resource of what science is, and what science isn’t from Berkeley. Also see this collection of definitions of science from Brain Pickings.
Prehistoric dots and crimson hand stencils on Spanish cave walls are now the world’s oldest known cave art, according to new dating results—perhaps the best evidence yet that Neanderthals were Earth’s first cave painters.
If that’s the case, the discovery narrows the cultural distance…
In addition to the hard-science and math questions that have for decades defined this rite of passage into the medical profession, nearly half of the new MCAT will focus on squishier topics in two new sections: one covering social and behavioral sciences and another on critical analysis and reading that will require students to analyze passages covering areas like ethics and cross-cultural studies.
The goal is to improve the medical admissions process to find the people who you and I would want as our doctors. Being a good doctor isn’t just about understanding science, it’s about understanding people.
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Archaeology enthusiasts on an afternoon tour of part of the South Wales coastline have discovered what is believed to be the footprint of a dinosaur which roamed the earth more than 200 million years ago.
The group, led by Karl-James Langford, founder of Archaeology Cymru, were studying the…