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Mass–Elite Divides in Aversion to Social Change and Support for Donald Trump
"Aversion to social change is strongly predictive of support for Trump at the mass level, even among racial minorities. But attitudes are far more accepting of social change among elites than the public and aversion to social change is not a factor explaining elite Trump support."
Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the body
A step towards Futurama-style head jars?
Creativity at the Knowledge Frontier: The Impact of Specialization in Fast- and Slow-paced Domains
"the pace of change in a knowledge domain shapes the relative return from being a specialist or a generalist. We show that generalist scientists performed best when the pace of change was slower and their ability to draw from diverse knowledge domains was an advantage in the field, but specialists gained advantage when the pace of change increased and their deeper expertise allowed them to use new knowledge created at the knowledge frontier."