American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science
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

# 9 Concerned About Where Our Nation Is Heading?

Summary: Americans think the nation is heading in the wrong direction. My biggest worries are 1) that our democracy is increasingly being transformed by the influence of big money into a plutocracy, and 2) we are failing to act vigorously to address the ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 22 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 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

EPA awards University of Alabama students grant in sustainability contest

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a team of University of Alabama students a $15,000 grant as part of the first phase of a competition to design solutions to help protect the planet and promote sustainability. UA’s group was among 42 collegiate ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Oct 18 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 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Curry Advocates Against Action on Climate Change

Antonio Ribeiro viaGeorgia Tech's Judith Curry has authored an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal claiming that "there is less urgency to phase out greenhouse gas emissions now" than in the past. This could not be further from the truth.She ties her argument ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Meet UF's New President-Elect

UF's Board of Trustees named Dr. Kent Fuchs as the 12th president of the University of Florida.Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Steven Scott says, "When I first met Dr. Fuchs, he clearly was outstanding. His integrity, his judgement, and the more I looked ... [Published GTN News - 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 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 Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Global Health Security Agenda: NGO Proposals for Addressing Emerging and Evolving Biological Threats

partner nations launched the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in partnership with the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Organization of Animal Health, and the European Union. Since that ... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 24 2014]

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...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."
"Dr. Leshner's thoughtful examination of the challenges scientists face in effectively communicating with the public effectively underlined the central role that critical thinking and values play in making policy" Cava said
In this pattern, we see a deeper reality. We see a situation that dangerously resembles what the poet, William Butler Yeats, described: "The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are filled with a passionate intensity."
"I appreciated being nominated [for the award] and am honored to have been chosen," Ruoff said. "This is also recognition of the many students and postdocs who have worked in my group, as well as colleagues that I have been fortunate to collaborate with."

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Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiova... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Oct 22 2014]
Nancy J. Brown, James E. Crowe elected to Insti... [Published Vanderbilt University - Oct 21 2014]
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Unconquered Zing!s 3 minutes ago [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Oct 20 2014]
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State of the University [Published University at Buffalo Reporter - Oct 20 2014]
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EPA awards University of Alabama students grant... [Published Tuscaloosa News - Oct 18 2014]
John D. Simon Named Lehigh’s 14th President [Published Lehigh University - Oct 17 2014]
Narayan Earns N.C.'s Top Science Award [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 17 2014]
What is the 21st Century Cures Initiative? [Published BellaOnline - Oct 17 2014]
Curry Advocates Against Action on Climate Change [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
National Cattlemen's chief veterinarian hails f... [Published Virginia Tech - Oct 17 2014]
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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 ...
Bringing Science to the Seminary [Published Catholic America - Oct 08 2014]
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 (October ...
Tania Baker to be honored with Arthur Kornberg ... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 26 2014]
Tania Baker, the E. C. Whitehead Professor of Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, will receive the Arthur Kornberg and Paul Berg Lifetime Achievement Award from the Stanford University Medical Center Alumni Association. Baker, who will ...
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