American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
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Company news: Sherburne Abbott named to board of directors at NYSERDA

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 State Senate.Abbott is vice president for sustainability ... [Published Syracuse Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in Peru

By Archaeologists in Peru say they have unearthed the previously unknown tomb of a nobleman from a pre-Inca civilization known as the Moche . The tomb contained the remains of an adult male, plus artifacts indicating the man's elite status, according ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

While our planet melts, GOP pleads ignorance 13 minutes ago

Leonard Pitts Jr. (Photo: Miami Herald)It is irreversible now.And there's a word that should get everybody's attention. Recently, two groups of scientists, publishing separately in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters, issued reports ... [Published Statesman Journal - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Engineering educators honor Sherborn's Ioannis Miaoulis

On June 16, the American Society for Engineering Education presented its “President’s Award” to Museum of Science-Boston president and director Ioannis Miaoulis and the museum’s National Center for Technological Literacy. ASEE President Kenneth Galloway ... [Published Wicked Local Dover - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New UCSB Alum Casey O’Hara Puts His Bren Education to Work Through AAAS Fellowship

Casey O’Hara received both the University Award of Distinction and the MESM Academic Achievement Award at the UCSB Bren School’s commencement ceremony in June. (Patricia Marroquin / UCSB photo)Share on email Share on printCasey O’Hara has worked in the ... [Published Noozhawk.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Newspapers Warn against Misguided GMO Labels

Activists in Colorado and Oregon claim to have sufficient signatures to force votes on misguided warning labels for genetically improved foods (GIFs) in those states. While they claim overwhelming public support, evidence from votes in California and ... [Published Centre for Consumer Freedom - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Jersey Board of Ed preserves climate science in curriculum 29 minutes ago

Sun and clouds fill the sky on a mild day over Cedar Lake in Lacey. (File photo)New Jersey's Board of Education voted Wednesday to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, a curriculum that happens to include climate science instruction for high school ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Two Emmy Nominations for Major Climate Science Documentary [Greg Laden's Blog]

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 two nominations : Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing

Awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at Clemson University, and being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), are just a couple of Juan Gilbert's more noteworthy honors. Juan is the Associate Chair of ... [Published Slashdot - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

David Willetts Speech to the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows Forum

LONDON -- The following information was released by the UK Government:Speech by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts on the UK-US scientific partnership.It is a great honour to be here in the company of so many distinguished scientists. I ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Library offers space program with astronomer

A former astrophysicist and NASA consultant will present a free program on astronomy this month in Parsons. The will host “Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe” at 2 p.m. July 31 in the basement of the Parsons Municipal Building.Astronomer ... [Published Parsons Sun - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Speech: David Willetts speech to the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows Forum

It is a great honour to be here in the company of so many distinguished scientists. I warmly congratulate those of you who have just been elected to this world famous academy. It is a tribute to your hard work and the greatness of American science. And ... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 07 2014]

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Last year, The New York Times got kudos from Patrick J Michaels, director of the Center for the Study of Science at the CatoCato Institute, for "reporting, perhaps for the first time, that large scientific communities may not tell the whole truth when pursuing your tax dollars" when it published a story on the overstated problem of synthetic-opioid addiction
"These incidents are raising fears of violent clashes between the various groups, and decimation by contagious diseases to which the uncontacted Indians have no immunity."
...allergen or a toxin or if it is going to turn [another gene] off," says Peggy G Lemaux, a plant biologist at the University of California Berkeley. "That is not true when you cross widely different varieties in traditional breeding."
..." Which is that they are not equipped to talk about it. As in Speaker John Boehner telling reporters, "Listen, I'm not qualified to debate the science over climate change." And Florida GovGov Rick Scott demurring that, "I am not a scientist...

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Amazon rainforest tribe first contact: Ashanink... [Published Examiner.com - 22 hours ago]
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Nuclear expansion right move for the climate, w... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 13 2014]
While our planet melts, GOP pleads ignorance 13... [Published Statesman Journal - Jul 12 2014]
Engineering educators honor Sherborn's Ioannis ... [Published Wicked Local Dover - Jul 12 2014]
1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 12 2014]
Smithsonian and Penn Cultural Heritage Center O... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
New UCSB Alum Casey O’Hara Puts His Bren Educat... [Published Noozhawk.com - Jul 11 2014]
Core Truths: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 11 2014]
Services for Paul Risser scheduled for July 14 ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jul 11 2014]
Newspapers Warn against Misguided GMO Labels [Published Centre for Consumer Freedom - Jul 11 2014]
New Jersey Board of Ed preserves climate scienc... [Published Asbury Park Press - Jul 10 2014]
Two Emmy Nominations for Major Climate Science ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 10 2014]
Nation’s Schools Targeted with Mythical Alarmis... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
UJA-Federation of NY Honors South Nassau Commun... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 10 2014]
New Executive Director Named for Texas Advanced... [Published Scientific Computing - Jul 09 2014]
Will Climate Change Embolden the Environmental ... [Published Union of Concerned Scientists - Jul 09 2014]
Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Center... [Published Slashdot - Jul 09 2014]
David Willetts Speech to the American Associati... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 08 2014]
UJA-Federation of New York Honors Dr. Linda Eff... [Published Prlog - Jul 08 2014]
Andy Schmookler: On the wrong track [Published Nvdaily.com - Jul 08 2014]
Library offers space program with astronomer [Published Parsons Sun - Jul 07 2014]
July 9: U.S. food, ag director to discuss ‘wick... [Published Prairie Star - Jul 07 2014]
Expert Links Fossil to Biggest Bird That Ever Flew [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 07 2014]
Speech: David Willetts speech to the American A... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 07 2014]
Real science vs. pseudo-science on GMO's [Published Comox Valley Echo - Jul 07 2014]
Dissent is not permitted: a look inside Kelowna... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 06 2014]
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Core Truths: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 11 2014]
Genetically modified apples may soon hit the marketPhotograph by Travis Rathbone; Stylist: Sarah Guido for Halley Resources Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically ...
Two Emmy Nominations for Major Climate Science ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 10 2014]
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 two nominations : Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction ...
UJA-Federation of NY Honors South Nassau Commun... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 10 2014]
Oceanside, NY, July 10, 2014 --( PR.com )-- In recognition of her dedication and service to improving the health of the communities, the UJA - Federation of New York’s division of South Shore Healthcare Professionals honored Linda Efferen, MD, chief ...
No future on the sidelines [Published MIT News feed - Jun 19 2014]
Joseph Azzarelli, president of the MIT student group Science Policy Initiative (SPI), describes “science for policy” and “policy for science” as separate but interrelated. By educating its members and advocating for science funding, he says, SPI is “connecting ...
Jennifer Lodge appointed vice chancellor for re... [Published WUSTL Science & Technology News - Jun 16 2014]
​Lodge​Jennifer K. Lodge, PhD ('88), associate dean for research and professor of molecular microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been appointed vice chancellor for research for the university. Chancellor Mark S. ...
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