Science Education & Policy
- Teenage Scientists Redefine Sex In Order To Have Less Of It
I've talked about this before. Not only do I think kids today are smarter than we ever were, I pretty much can't wait for them to run the world. Nothing... and I mean nothing... in the corporate world compares to trying to get laid as a teenager ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Jan 26 2008 - 1:58am
- Who Funds The Global Warming Consensus?
1) Exxon-Mobil = $16 million among 43 groups in the 8 years covering 1998 to 2005. ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Dec 10 2008 - 11:02pm
- ‘Learn’ To Slow Alzheimer’s
Contact: Jennifer Fitzenberger firstname.lastname@example.org 949-824-3969 University of California- Irvine Learning slows physical progression of Alzheimer's disease Study suggests keeping brain active may have significant therapeutic value Irvine, Calif.-- Learnin ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 24 2007 - 6:42pm
- New WARF Stem Cell Rules To Benefit Biotech Research
Embryonic stem cell research should advance a bit more freely because of policy changes announced this week by a major patent holder in this area, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). The move could clearly benefit biotech companies and possib ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 26 2007 - 10:49pm
- Math And Science Partnership (MSP) Program Shows Improved Student Proficiency
An analysis of 123 schools participating in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Math and Science Partnership (MSP) program shows improvements in student proficiency in mathematics and science at the elementary, middle- and high-school levels over a 3-ye ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 5:47pm
- The Downside Of Economic Development: Parkinson's Will Double In The Next 25 Years
The number of individuals with Parkinson's disease in 15 of the world's largest nations will double over the next generation, according to a study published in the January 30 issue of the journal Neurology. The study highlights the significant c ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 9:22pm
- Trophy Skull Sheds Light On Ancient Wari Empire
A team of archaeologists and Earthwatch volunteers led by Dr. Mary Glowacki and Louis Tesar uncovered an elite Wari cemetery at Cotocotuyoc this past summer in Peru's Huaro Valley, near Cuzco. Among their finds was a "trophy skull," which o ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 30 2007 - 11:50am
- New Research Is First To Explore Regional Differences In US Serial Killings
Did you know that people living in the Western region of the United States are more likely to become victims of a serial killer than people living in the Northeast? The February issue of Homicide Studies, published by SAGE, is the first to explore researc ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 31 2007 - 10:33am
- Molecular Motors And Brakes Work Together In Cells
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered that microtubules – components responsible for shape, movement, and replication within cells – use proteins that act as molecular motors and brakes to organize into their cor ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 31 2007 - 11:31am
- What's The Buzz? Harnessing Static To Improve Wireless Signals
Can network interference be used to expand and enhance communication for wireless devices such as cell phones, computers and personal digital assistants? Daniela Tuninetti, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, explained that this se ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2007 - 2:29pm