American Association for the Advancement of Science

Type: Organization
Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
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 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Food needs a level playing field

Washington - Watching the studies come out about the merits or demerits of organics is a little like watching World Cup soccer.A large study done at Stanford in 2012 claimed organic food to be no more nutritious than chemically grown. Score one for that ... [Published South Africa Star - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

GMOs could benefit starving countries

Much has been made recently about GMOs and the behaviour of anti-GMO activists at a talk in Kelowna.While the behaviour at Jeffrey Smith’s talk concerns me, I think the bigger issue is the safety of genetically engineered food.As a mother of four, I have ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Titley: Lessons from a century ago

By David Titley© July 27, 20142014 MARKS the centennial of the commencement of World War I. One connection between today and that seemingly long-ago war is how we make choices when the future seems obvious only in retrospect, in what former U.S. Secretary ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 27 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]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: The courage to lead

Larry Kirkland chides Devin Rokyta for his sources on the scientific consensus on human-caused global warming ("Parroting propaganda," July 4). It appears that Rokyta has done his homework.The American Association for the Advancement of Science, one of ... [Published Moscow-Pullman Daily News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Appreciate life, well-being

Driving through the Seattle area recently, I couldn’t help but notice the great monument to Microsoft’s wealth and power: their pristine corporate campus consisting of more than 70 buildings spread out over 388 acres on both sides of highway 520 for about ... [Published Camp Lejeune Globe - Jul 16 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 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

Druker protege at OHSU wins early-career recognition for cancer work

A researcher at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute has won recognition for his early-career work.Jeffrey Tyner, assistant professor of cell, developmental and cancer biology at Oregon Health & Science University, was honored by the American Association ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

...Arts and Sciences , two years after that organization was founded by the Massachusetts legislature, with a Charter of Incorporation instructing it "to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people."
...to him, after several eminent speakers had spoken glowingly of Professor Goodbody's great contribution over the years, his response was that he was "very grateful for the opportunity to serve Jamaica and the NRCA" . He was the recipient of the national honour of the Order of Distinction, Commander class
"We are honored to have Dr. Peter Agre as our keynote speaker," said Dr. Walter Leal, co-chair of ICE 2016. "This will be a historic event with more than 6,000 attendees, and we look forward to hearing about Dr. Agre's efforts to control malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 600,000 people each year."
For example, the American Association for the Advancement of Science stated in 2012: "The science is quite clear: crop improvement by the modern molecular techniques of biotechnology is safe."

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The Scientific Consensus and GMOs [Published GMOAnswers - 3 hours ago]
Business Forum: Collaboration is key to success... [Published OptoIQ - 18 hours ago]
The Higgs boson and the purpose of a republic [Published Daily Kos - Aug 01 2014]
Experts say El Niño is coming, but to what degree? [Published New Times SLO - Aug 01 2014]
Anti – GMO Proposal Denounced at Safeway Shareh... [Published KGVO-AM - Jul 31 2014]
Professor Ivan Goodbody - Priceless adopted son... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 31 2014]
Nobel Prize Winner Peter Agre to Give Keynote A... [Published PRWeb - Jul 31 2014]
Ignore anti-GMO activists’ fearmongering [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 31 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson To GMO Critics: 'Chill Out' [Published Business Insider - Jul 30 2014]
GMO labels are inherently deceptive: Guest opinion [Published Oregonian - Jul 30 2014]
Green Groups Go To War On Scientific Reform In ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 30 2014]
Medical Grade Innovations Announces New, High P... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 30 2014]
Maria Mitchell - in Her Own Words [Published BellaOnline - Jul 30 2014]
Canada lobster industry tops gas guzzlers list [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 29 2014]
Food needs a level playing field [Published South Africa Star - Jul 29 2014]
New Analysis Concludes Organic Food Really Is H... [Published Mercola - Jul 29 2014]
GMOs could benefit starving countries [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 29 2014]
Briefs: Advertising scam uses FireEscape ploy [Published Chanute Tribune - Jul 29 2014]
Shutsung Liao, biochemist who studied role of h... [Published University of Chicago - Jul 29 2014]
6 reasons why we fail to act on climate change [Published 2Degrees - Jul 28 2014]
Anti-GMO Proposal Denounced at Safeway Sharehol... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Jul 28 2014]
Titley: Lessons from a century ago [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 27 2014]
Entomologist receives international honor for c... [Published Riverside Press Enterprise - Jul 27 2014]
Woman loses family heirloom to climate change [Published Examiner.com - Jul 25 2014]
Deadline approaching: science journalism compet... [Published IJnet.org - Jul 25 2014]
Five named UB Distinguished Professors [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
New Art Exhibit Explores Concept of Thought Exp... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 25 2014]
Why Marc Gunther can't be trusted on GMOs [Published GMWatch.org - Jul 25 2014]
Report: 2011 Fukushima Accident Underscores Nee... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Siberian Fossils Suggest Dinosaurs Had Feathers... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 24 2014]
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O’Keefe named new head of orthopaedic surgery [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 21 2014]
Regis James O’Keefe, MD, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. With the new appointment, effective Oct. 1, O’Keefe also becomes orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish ...
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 ...
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