Mathematician John Allen Paulos argues that up-to-the-minute reports and statistics can unintentionally distort the facts.
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Duke University evolutionary biologist Mohamed Noor talks about his book Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds.
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