Science Education & Policy
- Using Your Education To Live Better
I was enthralled by reading the latest post by Greg Kotkowski on the Amva4NewPhysics blog. He has something to teach us all about how we should be rational and use our knowledge to address everyday problems, rather than follow the groupthink and be driven ...
Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 6 2016 - 7:49am
- Publishing In An International Scholarly Journal: Tips From An Editor
These tips will help researchers for whom English is a second language, and who work at universities and research institutes where the international publishing culture is still young. ...
Article - Fred Phillips - Apr 15 2016 - 8:53am
- What Environmental And Pro-Science Groups Agree On: Ending A Government Carbon Sequestration Facility
Friends of the Earth, an activism group generally devoted to impeding science and progress, is excited that the Texas Clean Energy Project, a carbon capture and sequestration facility in Texas, has support from the Department of Energy that is set to expi ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 13 2016 - 12:56pm
- Firearm Ownership And Suicide Rates
In Japan, where the suicide rate is quite high but guns are banned, they use rope. So it is accurate to state that rope ownership is closely tied to suicide rates in that country. Using that same methodology, it is easy to do the same with guns and suicid ...
Article - News Staff - May 23 2016 - 10:32am
- After Losing In Government, Environmental Groups Embrace The Free Market
Environmental groups, who ordinarily love centralized government and social authoritarian mechanisms to block science and progress, have suddenly embraced the free market- well, when the free market is using social authoritarian mechanisms to block science ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 27 2016 - 12:23pm
- How To Explain The Gender Gap In Science Exam Performance
Men still outperform women in undergraduate introductory biology tests and humanities scholars are scrambling to blame the tests. And the wealth of families. Anything except the fact that on different tests in different classes at different times, test pe ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 3 2016 - 8:58am
- 5 Things To Know Before You Leave School
Dear class of 2016, Finishing school can be a daunting experience but you are young, bright and have your future ahead of you — easy for me to say, you might think. I could fill a book with the things I wish I’d known when I left school – how to iron, how ...
Article - The Conversation - Jun 20 2016 - 8:45am
- Top Scientists Chastise Greenpeace
The Nobel Prize was established upon the death of scientist and inventor, Alfred Nobel ...
Blog Post - Stuart Smyth - Jul 27 2016 - 4:36pm
- In France, There Is STEM Bias Too- Against Men
French men love French women. So much so that given two equal candidates for a job, one male and one female, they are likely to score a female higher when it comes to being a science educator. Claims of bias are rampant in the United States- women overwhe ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2016 - 4:37pm
- ACA Coverage Hikes Prescription Drug Use- But It's Cheaper
People who gained health coverage following the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act's coverage expansion sharply increased their use of prescription drugs, while their out-of-pocket spending for medications dropped significantly, accord ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 19 2016 - 7:00am