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science in the newsRenaissance superstitions presented people with a confusing mix of enlightened insight into science, plus beliefs in the supernatural and pagan influences beyond one’s control. Two of these publications are not included in our validation dataset. Of our early detection algorithms, RII has the greatest chance of detecting a potential breakthrough from this list of frequently cited publications by detecting 8 out of 11 publications. Your gift helps the Society promote science literacy and keep strong science at the center of public life.

Below, in his own words, Chomsky provides a rare glimpse into what he thinks about the proper role of science in the public sphere, how atheism borders on incoherence, and why evolution can never speak to the existence of God. From the period 1990-1994, 22 publications are considered to contain results of scientific research that has been essential for a scientific discovery to which a Nobel prize was …

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