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In the shadow of the crisis in Crimea, Ukrainian legislators are weighing a pair of science and education bills that...
Researchers dependent on government funding would face a flat future under the White House's $3.9 trillion budget...
Reservoirs of cells that harbor HIV DNA woven into human chromosomes have become the bane of researchers trying to cure...
Geochemists have now incorporated in their models some details of the way naturally acidic rainwater dissolves rock...
Schizophrenia is a devastating mental disorder that afflicts about 1% of the world's population at one time or another...
Surface tension is a force to be reckoned with, especially if you are small. It enables a water strider to skate along...
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Do animals know enough to know what they don't know? When do children begin to develop this "metacognition"? And how can this knowledge be applied to disorders such as autism? Science's Online News Editor David Grimm chats with John David Smith of the University of Buffalo in New York, who spoke about metacognition at a session here on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which publishes ScienceNOW).