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Slate
A Tennessee Jail Is Offering Vasectomies for Reduced Prison Time. Yes, That’s Wildly Unethical.prosecutor in that case was eventually fired, and the inmate was not, ultimatel
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prosecutor in that case was eventually fired, and the inmate was not, ultimately, sterilized. The case happened about 100 miles away from White County. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fel... Read more
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Slate
What Happens When We Can’t Tell Real Images From Computer-Generated Ones?explores the ways emerging technologies affect society, policy, and culture. To
Slate / Posted yesterday
explores the ways emerging technologies affect society, policy, and culture. To read more, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our weekly newsletter. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fe... Read more
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Market Watch
Landfill plastic could weigh as much as 2,000 pyramids in 30 years: studylandfills by 2050, and that’s not counting those that will be recycled or incin
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
landfills by 2050, and that’s not counting those that will be recycled or incinerated, according to a recent study by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Great Pyramid of Giza weighs about 6.5 million tons, so the amount... Read more
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KERA North Texas
GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientistswords like "repeatable" are exactly what worries Sean Gallagher, the senior gov
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
words like "repeatable" are exactly what worries Sean Gallagher, the senior government relations officer for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. "Defining terms, or setting in stone, terms like 'reproducible' or... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientistswords like "repeatable" are exactly what worries Sean Gallagher, the senior gov
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
words like "repeatable" are exactly what worries Sean Gallagher, the senior government relations officer for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. "Defining terms, or setting in stone, terms like 'reproducible' or... Read more
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Canberra Times
In a world swamped by plastic waste there's a tonne for every single one of usresearchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in l
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
researchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in landfills or in the environment by 2050," the American Association for the Advancement of Science said in a statement announcing the study's release.. "I think for me... Read more
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Slate
Misguided Attempt to Free Thousands of Minks Goes Horribly Wrongbandits will be caught before then. As Gudmundson told the Associated Press, “
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
bandits will be caught before then. As Gudmundson told the Associated Press, “They are not interested in animal rights, they are interested in chaos.” Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fel... Read more
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WA Today
In a world swamped by plastic waste there's a tonne for every single one of usresearchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in l
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
researchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in landfills or in the environment by 2050," the American Association for the Advancement of Science said in a statement announcing the study's release.. "I think for me... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Coolaroo's burning hill of trash a warning sign for world swamped by plasticresearchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in l
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
researchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in landfills or in the environment by 2050," the American Association for the Advancement of Science said in a statement announcing the study's release.. "I think for me... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Coolaroo's burning hill of trash a warning sign for world swamped by plasticresearchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in l
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
researchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in landfills or in the environment by 2050," the American Association for the Advancement of Science said in a statement announcing the study's release.. "I think for me... Read more
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The Age
Coolaroo's burning hill of trash a warning sign for world swamped by plasticresearchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in l
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
researchers predict more than 13 billion tons of plastic will be discarded in landfills or in the environment by 2050," the American Association for the Advancement of Science said in a statement announcing the study's release.. "I think for me... Read more
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Slate
What to Do if Your Bedroom Is Invaded by Tens of Thousands of Beesto warm their water. If only people could “move past the shock and move to the
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
to warm their water. If only people could “move past the shock and move to the benefit” of having bee colonies nearby, both species would be better off. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fell... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deepthe University of Georgia, holds a plastic baggie with trash collected from a c
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the University of Georgia, holds a plastic baggie with trash collected from a clean up at Panama Beach, Fla., at the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) conference in San Jose, Calif. A new massive study finds that production... Read more
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New Kerala
AAAS to Evaluate Metered Access to High-Quality News from Science - newkerala news #254867WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 : Beginning 18 July, 2017, the American Association f
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 : Beginning 18 July, 2017, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the nonprofit publisher of the journal Science, will evaluate metered access to select content from Science's award-winning news... Read more
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Slate
Man Charged for Killing Eagle That Was Eating Too Many Fishprotected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. So don’t get any ideas—e
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. So don’t get any ideas—even if they do go after your pets. Remember, the eagles were here first. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fel... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
How wild horses of the West would die under Trump budgetMustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them, which was recognized by th
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Mustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them, which was recognized by the National Science Teachers Association and American Association for the Advancement of Science, said the contraception programs have been shown to work and should... Read more
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Slate
Snortable Cocoa Powder Is Apparently a Thing, and Chuck Schumer Is Worriedalso told the Post, “It’s not flying off shelves or anything.” Perhaps people
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
also told the Post, “It’s not flying off shelves or anything.” Perhaps people just prefer to take their chocolate the normal way—through their mouths. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fel... Read more
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Daily Mail
China teleports photon to SPACE in quantum breakthroughsmaller segments that can then repeatedly swap, purify, and store the informati
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
smaller segments that can then repeatedly swap, purify, and store the information along the optical fiber, according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Or, as in this case, they can use lasers and satellites. The... Read more
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Slate
Why Do We Use Blood Extracted From Cow Fetuses to Make Fake Meat?be attacked with the same degree of holy venom?” Still, the fact that it won’t
Slate / Posted 12 days ago
be attacked with the same degree of holy venom?” Still, the fact that it won’t make use of extracted fetal cow blood could certainly be a selling point. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fell... Read more
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The Hill
Genetically modified food is too advanced for its out-of-date regulationsof the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine as well as
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
of the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine as well as scientific panels including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Medical Association, the European Commission, and National... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Scientists seeking inroads into politics | Editorialswith a master's degree in technology and policy from MIT, is seeking Pennsylvan
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
with a master's degree in technology and policy from MIT, is seeking Pennsylvania's Sixth District seat. Rush Holt of the American Association for the Advancement of Science told Inside Higher Ed he hears every year from scientists considering... Read more
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Philly.com
Elias Burstein; was professor of physics at PennCommittee on Science and the Arts starting in 1995. He was a fellow of the Amer
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
Committee on Science and the Arts starting in 1995. He was a fellow of the American Physical Society and also of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was founding editor of the international professional journal Solid... Read more
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Philly.com
Elias Burstein, 99, Penn physics professor and scientistInstitute’s Arts and Sciences Committee starting in 1995. He was a fellow of th
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
Institute’s Arts and Sciences Committee starting in 1995. He was a fellow of the American Physical Society and also of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was founding editor of the international professional journal Solid... Read more
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Slate
How to Celebrate the Fourth of July While Minimizing Bird Carnageyears of legal battles to come to a simple conclusion: Watching public firework
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
years of legal battles to come to a simple conclusion: Watching public fireworks displays is the environmentally friendly way to celebrate July Fourth. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fel... Read more
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Slate
Spend Your Money on Experiences Not Stuff? New Data Muddies the Waters.one study that joins other studies in the subject of happiness and consumption.
Slate / Posted 20 days ago
one study that joins other studies in the subject of happiness and consumption. It doesn’t support the consensus, but that’s fine. That’s science. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Medi... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds evidence on preventive interventions for cognitive decline and dementiatheir time and resources to maintain brain health with aging." Alan I. Leshner
News-Medical-Net / Posted 26 days ago
their time and resources to maintain brain health with aging." Alan I. Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and an associated... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Experts say exercise may help mental declinetime and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair o
Sky News Australia / Posted 27 days ago
time and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said. Additional research is needed to understand and analyse their... Read more
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Perth Now
Three ways to help slow brain ageingtime and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair o
Perth Now / Posted 27 days ago
time and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said. Additional research is needed to understand and analyse their... Read more
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Weekly Times
Three ways to help slow brain ageingtime and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair o
Weekly Times / Posted 27 days ago
time and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said. Additional research is needed to understand and analyse their... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Three ways to help slow brain ageingtime and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair o
The Courier Mail / Posted 27 days ago
time and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said. Additional research is needed to understand and analyse their... Read more
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News.com.au
Three ways to help slow brain ageingtime and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair o
News.com.au / Posted 27 days ago
time and resources to maintain brain health with ageing," Alan Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said. Additional research is needed to understand and analyse their... Read more
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Slate
Almost All the Spots on EPA’s Scientific Counseling Board Are Open, So Industry Can Soon Regulate Itselfgoing so far, it’s possible that soon, repurposing of industry sentiment as gov
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
going so far, it’s possible that soon, repurposing of industry sentiment as government edict won’t be a scandal—it’ll just be a normal day at the EPA. Nick Thieme is Slate’s2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fe... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Dementia onset and progression may be slowed down with lifestyle changescontrolling your blood pressure, and regular exercise can go a long way in keep
Bel Marra Health / Posted 29 days ago
controlling your blood pressure, and regular exercise can go a long way in keeping your brain healthy. CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alan Leshner, explained, “At least two of those, we know, are good for a... Read more
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CBS News
3 steps that may help guard against dementiayour blood pressure if you have hypertension and engaging in physical exercise,
CBS News / Posted 29 days ago
your blood pressure if you have hypertension and engaging in physical exercise," said Leshner, CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Leshner's group was asked by the U.S. National Institute on Aging to... Read more
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NBC News
Three specific things can help delay memory loss, experts sayand resources to maintain brain health with aging,” said Dr. Alan Leshner, chai
NBC News / Posted 30 days ago
and resources to maintain brain health with aging,” said Dr. Alan Leshner, chair of the committee and CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. “The strongest evidence was in the area of cognitive training,”... Read more

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