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2014/07/23 15:32
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... Sewage gushed up Lori Burns’ toilet. It swept the floor. It wrecked the water heater, the deep freezer, her mother’s wedding veil. This basement invasion was the third in five years. Burns, 40,...
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2014/07/22 20:00
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Jeff Heuchert editor@stratfordgazette.com A local couple campaigning for the end of live lobster sales in Stratford appear to have hit a snag in their efforts. Caitlin Beaudry and Cody Sebben...
2014/07/20 16:22
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A Ben & Jerry's statement opposing GMOs includes the qualification "Now, we aren't scientists, we... Jerry Greenfield makes a mean batch of ice cream, but his knowledge in the scientific realm leaves...
2014/07/18 19:10
2014/07/18 19:10
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This month is the twenty-fourth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed July 26, 1990. Not only a landmark in removing barriers and increasing autonomy for people with...
2014/07/17 16:51
2014/07/17 16:51
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Golden Goose Awards Honor Spectrum Auction Brainpower The awards, offered by a group of university, research and other organizations, go to researchers whose federally-funded work has spurred big...
2014/07/17 03:06
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To the Editor: In an apparent aside to his most recent column about the nostalgia he feels for childhood fun with science, he writes that science these days is "... in many ways indistinguishable...
2014/07/16 19:48
2014/07/16 19:48
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The New York Times missed the mark big time in its new profile of John Christy, a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama, Huntsville and prominent climate skeptic who “finds...
2014/07/16 04:22
2014/07/16 04:22
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A fascinating and important exhibition of sculpture (in the largest sense of that word) is now on view at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in the art gallery space on the ground...
2014/07/14 15:04
2014/07/14 15:04
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Honorable Sherburne Abbott has been appointed to the board of directors at New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, nominated by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and approved by the New York...
2014/07/14 04:03
2014/07/14 04:03
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In researching the history of the Westinghouse Science Talent Search a few years ago, I happened upon some amazingly gender-stereotyped publicity photographs of young female contestants in the 1950s....
2014/07/13 15:18
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Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to hit the market. Although it will probably be another two...
2014/07/10 17:33
2014/07/10 17:33
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NEW YORK - In over three decades of studying ferns, Duke University professor Kathleen Pryer has received her share of grant money. But for her newest project, she's getting help from a retired nurse...
2014/07/10 16:02
2014/07/10 16:02
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Showtime’s Years of Living Dangerously is one of the most important and well done documentaries addressing climate change. The 2014 Emmy Nominations were just announced and this series has received...
2014/07/04 13:08
2014/07/04 13:08
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American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., for accelerating the discovery of cancer-causing mutations and the development of gene-targeted treatments Jeffrey...
2014/07/03 21:13
2014/07/03 21:13
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NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they'd found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday, admitting to "extensive" errors in the...
2014/07/03 14:03
2014/07/03 14:03
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A large, publicly funded charter school system in Texas is teaching creationism to its students, Zack Kopplin recently reported in Slate. Creationist teachers don’t even need to be sneaky about it—the...
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2014/07/01 19:34
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Scott Nolen, a clinical psychologist and attorney who worked on health disparity issues at the National Institutes of Health, has been named director of the drug addiction treatment program at the...
2014/07/01 15:25
2014/07/01 15:25
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For many UC Irvine students undertaking science degrees, navigating a large research university is no easy task. I asked Dr. Norman Weinberger about his research, how to succeed in the sciences as an...
2014/07/01 12:17
2014/07/01 12:17
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... is a fantastic, and fascinating experience that has attracted the attention of poets and writers, as well as scientists," he wrote early in the piece. "The French writer Theophile Gautier...
2014/06/30 22:54
2014/06/30 22:54
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Monday, June 30, 2014 - 4:49pm Las Cruces, NM — After 22 years at New Mexico State University, Regents Professor Elba Serrano’s philosophy about student success remains rooted in the beliefs that...
2014/07/23 15:32
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