American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Energy Department to make researchers’ papers free

U.S. Energy Department to make researchers’ papers free Source: American Association for the Advancement of Science The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today unveiled its answer to a White House mandate to make the research papers it funds free for anyone ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Christian Women in Science Celebrate First Year -- And Are Reaching for More!

"I don't have to filter what I say!" Sharon Petzinger, a wildlife biologist who studies birds for the state of New Jersey, said this to me with a light of joy in her eyes. Hannah Ryan, a grad student at the University of Colorado, echoed the sentime ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

One More Time: US & World CAN Swiftly Convert to 100% Renewable Energy

08/13/2014SustainableBusiness.com NewsYet more research shows how the US can achieve 100% renewable energy by 2050, this time from Stanford University.The Solutions Project has developed models for every state and the US as a whole.Take CaliforniaFor ... [Published Sustainable Business - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Prehistoric Dairy Farming Found in the Far North

Finland’s love of milk has been traced back to 2500 B.C., thanks to high-tech techniques to analyze residues preserved in fragments of ancient pots.The Finns are the world’s biggest milk drinkers today, but experts had previously been unable to establish ... [Published Lancaster Farming - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

EPA Chief: Teach Global Warming in Schools

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wants schools to include climate science in their curricula.Irish America magazine with McCarthy, who grew up in a Boston area family with Irish roots. In one question, she was asked whether ... [Published National Journal - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Ohio: Consider Some of the Benefits of Genetically Modified Foods

Jack Fisher, executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, wrote a wonderful op-ed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the use of agricultural biotechnology in food production: Some technologies enjoy nearly universal approval. What’s ... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Entire History Of Human Culture... In 5 Minutes

If you could compress 2,600 years of cultural history into one moment, it'd look something like this.The stunning visualization created by Maximilian Schich, an art historian at the University of Texas at Dallas, depicts the birth and death locations ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ignore anti-GMO activists’ fearmongering

While most reasonable people simply want their food to be sufficiently plentiful, nutritious, tasty, convenient and as harmless as possible to the environment, a few people have become unreasonably scared of food produced in a certain way.Traditional ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Canada lobster industry tops gas guzzlers list

, 5:06 pmA research team from Australia and Canada studied more than 1,600 records of fuel use worldwide from catch to delivery. They compiled a list based on the amount of fuel it takes to land a ton of fish in fisheries that supply to US consumers.The ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Woman loses family heirloom to climate change

Weather isn't the same as climate. Oh, but if it rains a lot and it causes flooding, that's "climate change". It can be argued, and it is, that when the weather is not just perfect and some anomalous condition arises, ultimately it's because of our over ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Deadline approaching: science journalism competition [US]

Deadline:8/1/14American Association for the Advancement of ScienceScience journalists working for U.S. media outlets can enter a competition.The Kavli Science Journalism Awards, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ... [Published IJnet.org - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

New Art Exhibit Explores Concept of Thought Experiments

WASHINGTON, July 23 -- The American Association for the Advancement of Science issued the following news release: Thought experiments were used in ancient Greece to probe questions of metaphysics and ethics.... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 25 2014]

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"Jim was a kind, generous, dynamic, and inspiring person, a tremendous scientific intellect, and a valued colleague," Fuqua said in his statement. "I know that we will all greatly miss his presence." Anna Hyzy
...Rabin Martin President & CEO Jeff Sturchio said of Hoppy's role and the firm's leadership: "While we are known for our creative solutions, it is Rebecca and our senior team who ensure that great ideas become effective programs with flawless execution. They make it look easy, but it is the hardest job at the firm."
...Boyle is the author of "The Case for Pluto: How a LittleLittle Planet Made a Big Difference." He lives in Bellevue, Wash
"We also noted that accountability and anonymity need not always be in conflict. In particular, through the use of cryptographic techniques with revocable anonymity, it is possible to design systems so that participants can participate anonymously in general, but their anonymity is revoked if they break particular rules."

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U.S. Energy Department to make researchers’ pap... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 18 2014]
U.S. Energy Department to make researchers’ papers free Source: American Association for the Advancement of Science The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today unveiled its answer to a White House mandate to make the research papers it funds free for anyone ...
Open letter to AAAS concerning their new journa... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 18 2014]
To continue the recent American Association for the Advancement of Science theme, I present the text of a recent open letter I signed to the AAAS concerning their new journal Science Advances. Thanks to Jonathan Tennant for spearheading this effort. ...
Cheap and easy to build, Kilobots are robots th... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
HarvardThe Harvard "KILOBOT" collective robots putting together two shapes New, cheap and ready for testing, Harvard is now selling small robots called “Kilobots” that are dumb by themselves, but are able to “swarm” together and complete complex tasks. ...
People of ACM: Q&A with Jeannette Wing Corporat... [Published TechNet Blogs - Aug 14 2014]
ACM Bulletin : Jeannette Wing's areas of expertise are in trustworthy computing, formal methods, concurrent and distributed systems, programming languages, and software engineering. Her contributions in security and privacy include work on attack ...
Ohio: Consider Some of the Benefits of Genetica... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Aug 08 2014]
Jack Fisher, executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, wrote a wonderful op-ed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the use of agricultural biotechnology in food production: Some technologies enjoy nearly universal approval. What’s ...
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