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Format: 2018-04
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PODCAST | The Science of Human Security: Building Communities Resilient to Violent Extremism
by Carlos Faraco

In a world that is currently plagued by incidents of violent extremism and terror, we are often presented with messages or news stories that focus on...

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Private Industry in the 21st Century Space Race
by Carlos Faraco

The work of governements has typically been associated with human led endeavors into space, to the moon, and beyond. For example, man’s first trip to...

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PODCAST | Reality at the smallest scale: What is quantum physics and why should you care?
by Eric Breckenfeld

“Quantum physics” is often viewed in popular culture as being entirely incomprehensible. STPF fellows Eric Breckenfeld and Jonathan Trinastic speak...

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Shadowing an Industry? Effects of an Eclipse on Solar Power in the U.S.
by Noel Bakhtian

*/ Zoologists, astrologers, and eclipse chasers are all preparing for the event on August 21st, the first of its kind in 99 years—a total eclipse...

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Finding the Right Fit: How to Survive STPF Legislative Placement Interviews
by Yan Zheng

Note: This post is intended to help incoming legislative branch fellows prepare for interviews with congressional offices. Perhaps it is your first...

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Concerned about national security? Then fight climate change!
by Adam Rosenblatt

Climate change is most commonly thought of as an environmental and economic issue, but it is also a serious national security threat. The national...

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Feedback: Seeing Through Safety
by Kyle Wesson

This is the third and final post in a mini-series on the Sci on the Fly blog that explores questions about feedback. Earlier posts are here and here...

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Change in NIH Funding Policy
by Dorothy Yuan

In a recent announcement The National Institutes of Health (NIH) stated that it is moving forward with a policy that will limit the extent of grant...

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Feedback: Checking out Reviews
by Kyle Wesson

This is the second post in a mini-series on the AAAS Sci on the Fly blog that will explore questions about feedback. The first post on real-time...

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PODCAST | From Food Waste and Wasted Food to Resource Recovery
by Ariela Zycherman

Americans waste 40% of their food. How did we become so wasteful and what can we do about it? Dr. Ariela Zycherman is joined by Dr. Irina Feygina of...

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