American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Turns out, violent crime may be genetic

Our actions are often considered to be a product of our attitude or environment. But our genes may have more to do with this than we think. A new study found that a certain genetic makeup may be more prone to very violent behavior.The study, published ... [Published Quartz - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Watch RNA sequencing and astronomy expressed as dance

Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in. Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Why would you want to write a PhD abstract when you could make it truly abstract ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 2 reports

Syria's heritage destroyed by war CNN 2 hrs ago

Syria's heritage destroyed by warSusan Wolfinbarger from the American Association for the Advancement of Science discusses the destruction of Syria's heritage as a result of war.Send FeedbackProvide FeedbackReport a ProblemSelect a category:How we can ... [Published MSN News - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Vote 'no' on Proposition 105 mandate for food labeling

Some people are fortunate just to work, eat and feed children. They don't have the luxury to pay premium prices for foods that meet special standards. They can't afford new mandates that might raise the cost of food.Proposition 105 would impose an anti-business ... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Astronomy program comes to Way Library

PERRYSBURG - Way Library invites all ages to the interactive astronomy experience "Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe" on Tuesday at 7 p.m.Delivered by former NASA consultant and international award-winning astronomer Kevin Manning, ... [Published Sentinel Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Study Says Child Birth Pain Not As Painful As Women Claim

Don't shoot the messenger on this one but a new study says the intensity of childbirth may not be as painful for as long as moms remember.The study comes from the Open University of Israel. Researchers say 320 moms participated in the study and were asked ... [Published MyFox Memphis - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Study says child birth pain not as painful as women claim

Don't shoot the messenger on this one but a new study says the intensity of childbirth may not be as painful for as long as moms remember.The study comes from the Open University of Israel. Researchers say 320 moms participated in the study and were asked ... [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

$1.5 Million to Aid Seminaries in Scientific Engagement

The secular perception of seminaries as "science-free" zones will need to shift, as recent grants totaling 1.5 million dollars from the American Association for the Advancement of Science will go to bolstering scientific inclusion and engagement at select ... [Published Christianity Today - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Religion, Hostile, Seminary
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

10 American Seminaries To Receive $1.5 Million In Grants To Include Science In Curricula

(RNS) Responding to a real or perceived gap between science and faith, 10 U.S. seminaries will receive a combined $1.5 million in grants to include science in their curricula, the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced Wednesday ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Seminaries awarded $1.5 million to include science in coursework

(RNS) Responding to a real or perceived gap between science and faith, 10 U.S. seminaries will receive a combined $1.5 million in grants to include science in their curricula, the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced[1] Wednesday ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Director, Professional Development and Career Services | American Association for the Advancement of Science

Founded in 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world's largest federation of scientific and engineering societies, with nearly 300 affiliate organizations. In addition, AAAS counts more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

US research agencies in limbo

The budgets of US science agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation remain in limbo, even as the government’s new fiscal year 2015 began on 1 October. Congress adjourned in September to campaign for ... [Published RSC - Oct 03 2014]

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...Indeed, Taleb, who famously predicted the global economic crash, says that even "calling the GMO approach 'scientific' betrays a very poor – indeed warped – understanding of probabilistic payoffs and risk management."
...previous winners of the contest scored each of them on their scientific and artistic merits, and these 12 finalists made the cut," Science wrote. "Now it's a dance-off between the sciences, including a tango based on robot collision avoidance, an acrobatic spectacle based on soil ecology, and, in one of the most meta PhD dances ever, a hip-hop dance about the anthropology of hip-hop."
...But addressing the gardening issue, even it espoused, "It's important to make sure our seeds are not GMO, but the next step is to ensure they are not bought from a company involved in genetic engineering."
...instrumental in moving the university to a new level of academic excellence over the past six years," said Bud Wendorf , chairman of the board. "His leadership has helped IIT increase its undergraduate enrollment to record levels, strengthen its financial position, and attract eminent scholars to our colleges. He also understands the challenges facing higher education. The Board of Trustees believes that he will be an outstanding president and looks forward to working with him in the years ahead."

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Elizabeth Hovde: Consumers don't need labels to... [Published Oregonian - Oct 25 2014]
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Scientific leader Alan Leshner encourages ethic... [Published Individual.com - Oct 24 2014]
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Editorial: Vote 'no' on Proposition 105 mandate... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
Detailed guide: Climate change explained [Published Department of Energy and Climate Change - Oct 23 2014]
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Astronomy program comes to Way Library [Published Sentinel Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiova... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Oct 22 2014]
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Washington Post Runs Pro-ALEC, Anti-Science Op-... [Published Think Progress - Oct 27 2014]
Carly Fiorina speaks at 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). CREDIT: Shutterstock Carly Fiorina wrote a painfully anti-science, pro-pollution Washington Post op-ed this weekend. Here is what climate science denier Sen. James Inhofe ...
Syria's heritage destroyed by war [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 26 2014]
Susan Wolfinbarger from the American Association for the Advancement of Science discusses the destruction of Syria's heritage as a result of war. ...
PureTech reels in $55 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 21 2014]
PureTech , a Boston-based science and tech development firm, has raised $55 million in funding. The investor was Invesco Perpetual . Also, the firm has appointed Nobel Laureate Dr. H Robert Horvitz, MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito and Harvard Medical ...
The Farce That Is Economics: Richard Feynman On... [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 18 2014]
Submitted by Erico Tavares of Sinclair & Co. Richard Feynman on the Social Sciences What do real scientists have to say about sciences that are not so real? Born in 1918, Richard Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his ...
Science Online Died. Why? [Greg Laden's Blog] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 13 2014]
Science Online was an amazing annual unconference that started a few years back and grew and became part of the reshaping of public communication about science. This year, the people running the conference started out with the plan to move the conference ...
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