American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Majority of Americans Doubt the Big Bang

(Newser)–Americans aren't really sold on scientific consensus. A new AP-Gfk poll finds that while the public generally believes scientists on issues of personal health—just 4%, for example, doubt that smoking causes cancer—there's widespread doubt on ... [Published Newser - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 21, 2014 in As we approach Earth Day and our celebration of Madre Tierra (Mother Earth), most of us can't help but be concerned about her health and the impacts that climate change is having on her and our own liv ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change

Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney, Director, Latino Outreach, San Francisco As we approach Earth Day and our celebration of Madre Tierra (Mother Earth), most of us can't help but be concerned about her health and the impacts that climate change is ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

3D mirror shows what lies under your skin

Researchers have developed a "digital mirror" that recreates what your body might look like on the inside.For the mirror to work, an individual undergoes a PET scan, X-ray and MRI scan to capture high-resolution images of their bones and organs.Then when ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Member spotlight by AAAS features ASU biology professor

Regents’ Professor Jane Maienschein's AAAS feature talked about her both her research and her history with science and society.Photo by: James BaxterRegents’ Professor Jane Maienschein was recently featured in an article from the American Association ... [Published Arizona State University - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Science Magazine & American Association for the Advancement of Science

Science Magazine & American Association for the Advancement of Science ... [Published Noodls - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial board: Glad to see science options explored

We applaud the state board of education for investigating what it can legally do to consider the Next Generation Science Standards without running afoul of the Legislature's block on adopting them.We have to do something that allows our students to learn ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

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 Center.More than eight in 10 Americans said researchers will ... [Published USA Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Moody's affirms Aa3 rating on American Association for the Advancement of Science, DC; outlook stable

Moody's affirms Aa3 rating on American Association for the Advancement of Science, DC; outlook stable ... [Published Noodls - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

USAID, Partners Launch Lab to End Extreme Poverty

The United States Agency for International Development has announced a public-private initiative to advance a science-and-technology-based approach to international development and end extreme poverty around the globe by 2030.In partnership with corporations, ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Letter: Climate change rebuttal

I find it remarkable that the Sun Journal would devote a full 32 column inches to a letter to the editor “Climate change’’ (March 23) by an author with unknown credentials to speak on the matter. It is filled with platitudes and claims, and ends trying ... [Published Sun Journal - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

“The polar bear is us”: New U.N. report warns that the effects of global warming are already being felt

The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is at it again, as over 60 scientists and representatives from about 100 nations to finalize an authoritative report on the impacts of climate change. This time, the group’s focus moves beyond ... [Published Salon - Mar 24 2014]

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...to increase access to and participation in science and technology by persons with disabilities" as the basis for its position and also affirms "that research and development benefit from intellectual and experiential diversity. …"
"When you are putting up facts against faith, facts can't argue against faith," he said. "It makes sense now that science would have made no headway because faith is untestable."
The American AssociationAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science recently declared, "The evidence is overwhelming: Levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are rising. Temperatures are going up. Springs are arriving earlier. Ice sheets are melting. Sea level is rising. The patterns of rainfall and drought are changing. Heat waves are getting worse, as is extreme precipitation. The oceans are acidifying."
...for social reasons -- you have been maintaining your relationships with people; holding certain beliefs is part of that," Willingham told CBS News. "When you're arguing with someone, no one ever says 'No, I just won't believe that because it's too damn frightening to believe' -- they're going to give you rational reasons...[It's] very difficult to persuade someone when that's their motivation."

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On Earth Day, what’s ‘green’ perhaps really isn’t [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 23 hours ago]
Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 22 2014]
This is What Global Warming Looks Like (VIDEO) [Published YubaNet - Apr 22 2014]
Poll: Americans doubt Big Bang theory, climate ... [Published CBS News - Apr 21 2014]
Will U.S. and Russian Dolphins Face Off? No Way... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 21 2014]
Energy Secretary Moniz at UT for Distinguished ... [Published The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Apr 21 2014]
Case, Kent professors featured on PBS Series "Y... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 21 2014]
Majority of Americans Doubt the Big Bang [Published Newser - Apr 21 2014]
Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans [Published Investor's Business Daily - Apr 21 2014]
This is What Global Warming Looks Like - 2013 E... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 21 2014]
This is What Global Warming Looks Like - 2013 E... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 21 2014]
Climate report to America offers chilling scenario [Published Troy Media - Apr 20 2014]
3D mirror shows what lies under your skin [Published Business Standard India - Apr 20 2014]
Meteor Over Murmansk: Russian Fireball Caught o... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 19 2014]
Murmansk Meteor: Dashcams Spot Russian Fireball [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 19 2014]
Bill is an affront to UC Davis ag biotech and l... [Published Davis Enterprise - Apr 18 2014]
Pot of Gold: Innovation Helps Cannabis Industry... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 18 2014]
Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 18 2014]
Member spotlight by AAAS features ASU biology p... [Published Arizona State University - Apr 18 2014]
After Samsung, LG reveals GRAPHENE research fin... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Apr 18 2014]
LG ELECTRONICS : -swiss researchers announce gr... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 18 2014]
Natural Sciences Students Sharing Laboratory Re... [Published Delmar College Foghorn - Apr 18 2014]
L'Oreal Usa: L'Oreal USA For Women in Science P... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
Lubchenco, former NOAA head, returns to OSU [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Apr 17 2014]
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Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 22 2014]
Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney, Director, Latino Outreach, San Francisco As we approach Earth Day and our celebration of Madre Tierra (Mother Earth), most of us can't help but be concerned about her health and the impacts that climate change is ...
This is What Global Warming Looks Like - 2013 E... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 21 2014]
Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C. After a long drought of media coverage about climate change, an ambitious series on Showtime, “ Years of Living Dangerously ,” is off to a tremendous start. I urge you to watch all ...
Virginia High Court Rules Deniers Have No Right... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
Two years ago, VA Circuit Judge Paul Sheridan ruled that the University of Virginia (UVA) doesn’t have to release the private emails of climate scientists like Michael Mann to the anti-science American Tradition Institute (ATI). Now, the Virginia ...
Republican Bill Cuts Funding For Climate, Socia... [Published Think Progress - Apr 15 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The House Republicans’ latest bill to reauthorize science research funding makes an aggressive effort to pick and choose what science to fund, the Boston Globe reports . The GOP’s preferred version of the Frontiers in Innovation, ...
Meet The Surprising Star Of Showtime’s New Clim... [Published Think Progress - Apr 14 2014]
"Years Of Living Dangerously" airs on Sundays at 10 p.m. EST on Showtime. On a recent Washington, DC evening, a few hundred people gathered to catch a sneak peak of Showtime’s new star-studded series on climate change. The surprisingly action-packed ...
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