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2014/04/24 12:20
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CHAMPAIGN — Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societies in the nation. The UI inductees...
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2014/04/23 23:21
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WASHINGTON (AP) — While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll found. Yet when it comes to smoking...
2014/04/23 13:40
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... think one can argue that if we were to follow a strong nuclear energy pathway—as well as doing everything else that we can—then we can solve the climate problem without doing geoengineering." So...
2014/04/23 09:02
2014/04/23 09:02
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the...
2014/04/21 21:18
2014/04/21 21:18
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The legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado is turning an underground industry into a big business — and ushering in innovations in everything from genetics to growing methods. The...
2014/04/21 21:07
2014/04/21 21:07
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Most baby boomers were raised with a certain reverence for science. Their parents had just witnessed the invention of the atomic bomb, and the boomers themselves marvels like man's first trip to the...
2014/04/20 15:08
2014/04/20 15:08
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Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head. Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast transmission of...
2014/04/20 10:40
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Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it's down to $134 billion. People who believe in public belt-tightening applaud...
2014/04/20 04:10
2014/04/20 04:10
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The marriage of Allegra Brett Asplundh-Smith to Evan Briggs McGarvey took place Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Palm Beach. Emily Jane A. Lemole, a great-aunt of the bride and minister in the...
2014/04/17 16:30
2014/04/17 16:30
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Among those science activities were student-led wind tunnel and shake table demonstrations on Friday at Burgard High School, one of 12 Buffalo schools participating in the Interdisciplinary Science...
2014/04/17 05:08
2014/04/17 05:08
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Americans are generally optimistic about the future of science and technology, though they're concerned about some of the details, according to a new poll by the Washington-based Pew Research...
2014/04/14 21:18
2014/04/14 21:18
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The Common Core curriculum is being discussed in editorial columns, debated on talk radio and lampooned by late-night talk show hosts. The harshest critics of the Common Core feel that it is a...
2014/04/11 05:32
2014/04/11 05:32
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Time travel and academic advising were on the meeting agenda for the Board of Trustees Thursday. Informatics professor Bernard Frischer presented to the board the latest in 3D modeling and what it...
2014/04/08 10:17
2014/04/08 10:17
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Open to the public, the lecture will examine what black holes are and how we can study them using a variety of telescopes. Urry—the first woman tenured by Yale University’s Physics Department and a...
2014/04/07 02:09
2014/04/07 02:09
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The debate on climate change is over. Last month, scientists from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, said evidence of human-caused...
2014/04/05 03:28
2014/04/05 03:28
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Social media outrage at Seven Sharp climate science denialSaturday, 5 April 2014, 3:28 pmPress Release: Generation Zero Social media outrage at Seven Sharp climate science denialSeven Sharp presenter...
2014/04/03 23:38
2014/04/03 23:38
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Many African women give birth at home without access to drugs, which is particularly problematic if the mother is HIV-positive, because antiretrovirals to prevent the transmission of HIV from mother...
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2014/04/03 21:48
2014/04/03 21:48
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LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico State University's annual Speakers Series will feature Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists and a psychology professor at Harvard University at 7:30...
2014/04/03 17:31
2014/04/03 17:31
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A. Douglas Kinghorn, professor and Jack L. Beal Chair in the College of Pharmacy at Ohio State University, will present the fourth annual David Chu Lecture at 4 p.m. April 10 in 190 Kapoor Hall, South...
2014/04/02 19:55
2014/04/02 19:55
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In 2011, I wrote about global warming in this column (Part 1 / Part 2). With the just-released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, it is worth revisiting the topic. I said then...
2014/04/24 12:20
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