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WASHINGTON (AP) — The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem that we don't know what they're talking...
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2015/01/30 12:19
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In this Dec. 28, 1934, file photo, Albert Einstein delivers a lecture at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in the auditorium of the Carnegie Institue of Technology...
2015/01/29 19:54
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New international research shows an "alarming" disconnect between the views of scientists and the public on science-related issues, but one local expert says New Zealanders are more positive about...
2015/01/29 19:38
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What do the the International Space Station and bioengineered fuels have in common? They're about the only technological advances that both scientists and the American public actually like. On most...
2015/01/29 07:34
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Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences Sheila Blumstein, who served in administrative roles including interim president, will enter a phased retirement effective July 1, Chair...
2015/01/28 01:38
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Hank Foley fills a diverse set of roles — researcher, mentor, scientist, inventor and administrator. First and foremost, he calls himself a chemist and a professor. He can now add American...
2015/01/27 20:19
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A butterfly that was genetically engineered by the forces of natural selection over the course of millions of years. Batteries sold separately. Photo by Joel Achenbach (Assateague) One of the strange...
2015/01/25 16:20
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CHAMPAIGN — The past year was not an easy one for University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise, starting with personal attacks on Twitter for her decision not to cancel classes one bitter day in...
2015/01/24 00:11
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Is suicide a crime? Assisted suicide? How about physician-assisted... Should assisted dying for the terminally ill be legalized? In Maryland, the medical license of anesthesiologist Dr. Lawrence D....
2015/01/23 14:29
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By Obinna Anyadike, Editor-at-Large Nairobi — The shocking satellite imagery of the destruction in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga and nearby villages earlier this month provided graphic...
2015/01/23 00:57
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The Olav Thon Foundation, Norway's largest charitable organization, has awarded its first international research award in the medical and natural sciences field to Novato-based Buck Institute for...
2015/01/21 08:09
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Gold nanoparticles have been proven useful in a number of medical applications. Scientists are developing nanoparticles to produce pharmaceuticals used in the imaging and diagnosis of diseases such as...
2015/01/15 19:20
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Think about most of the geniuses you see portrayed on television or in movies. Sherlock Holmes. House, M.D. Good Will Hunting. They tend to be men — or if they are women they're often portrayed as...
2015/01/14 07:08
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Two professors in the School of Public Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) - Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., and Robert Hardy, Ph.D. - have been elected to the rank of...
2015/01/13 16:15
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David Reed, vice president for research at Michigan Technological University, said a lot of the training required for lab work focuses on maintaining reproducibility, a critical characteristic of a...
2015/01/12 17:40
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An ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major breakthrough by Waterloo scientists who are in a global race to invent a cheaper, lighter and more powerful rechargeable battery for electric...
2015/01/11 21:28
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Office of the Spokesperson January 2, 2015U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Geraldine Richmond will travel to Thailand and Vietnam January 4-21 in support of President Obama’s initiative to strengthen the...
2015/01/10 19:59
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The idea of promoting science through the Indian Science Congress began in earnest after Independence, continuing till 1967, but the efforts have since lost focus. “Few practising scientists of note...
2015/01/10 15:31
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This is a movie of the Earth’s aurora as observed by the IMAGE satellite. The ‘transpolar arc’ (or theta aurora) appears on the left hand side when the clock (bottom right) passes 4.30. This material...
2015/01/10 08:48
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Richard M. Krause, M.D., Marietta College Class of 1947, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) from 1975 to 1984, Dean of Medicine at Emory University from 1984...
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