Science Education & Policy
- ACS Reflections- The Present State Of Collaboration In Science
Attending the Tuesday lecture series of the ACS CINF division was a very educational experience, that provided me with some key insights into the present state of scientific collaboration. I observed that almost all people who presented were focused on di ...
Article - Anonymous - Mar 30 2007 - 7:33am
- Elementary School Classrooms Get Low Marks
For all the current emphasis on standardized testing and teaching requirements, the quality of elementary school instruction is mediocre at best, according to a study from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development study published in the Ma ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 29 2007 - 6:35pm
- Experts At Nevada Develop Technology To Increase Effectiveness Of Tsunami Warning Systems
Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno are at the forefront on a number of seismological fields, including helping the world better determine whether an earthquake is big enough to generate an ocean-wide tsunami. Through work at the Nevada Seismolog ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 2 2007 - 4:16pm
- Genomic Test Could Help Detect Radioactivity Exposure From Terrorist Attacks
In the event of a nuclear or radiological catastrophe-- such as a nuclear accident or a “dirty bomb”-- thousands of people would be exposed to radiation, with no way of quickly determining how much of the deadly substance has seeped inside their bodies. S ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 3 2007 - 10:47am
- 3 New Studies On Violent Video Game Effects On Youths
New research by Iowa State University psychologists says it provides more concrete evidence of the adverse effects of violent video game exposure on the behavior of children and adolescents. Distinguished Professor of Psychology Craig Anderson, Assistant ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 14 2010 - 2:23pm
- Biofuels: Not Just Ethanol
As the United States looks to alternate fuel sources, ethanol has become one of the front runners. Farmers have begun planting corn in the hopes that its potential new use for corn will be a new income source. What many don't realize, is the potentia ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 7 2007 - 1:38am
- The Reality Of Modern Day Human Migration In The Northern Polar Regions
Seasonal nomadism, migration, and resettlement have always been important for the people living in the northern Polar Regions as these movements are key for their survival. In the past, such movements were usually triggered by the local conditions which t ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 9 2007 - 3:07pm
- Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need For Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models
Adapting to the global climate change impacts outlined in the IPCC's Working Group 2 Report, "Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability", will require new evaluation tools to help choose the best way forward, according to t ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 7 2007 - 1:36am
- Cheap, Efficient Solar Power: What’s Needed Now To Get There?
If solar power is going to play a significant role in the energy equation of the future, there must be advances in technologies to store that power and more investment by manufacturers, concludes a new federally funded study by University of Massachusetts ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 6 2007 - 10:49am
- Tai Chi Boosts Immunity To Shingles Virus In Older Adults
Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese form of exercise, may help older adults avoid getting shingles by increasing immunity to varicella-zoster virus (VZV) and boosting the immune response to varicella vaccine in older adults, according to a new study published ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 14 2019 - 1:53pm