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06/15/18
Museum Exhibition on Epidemics in a Connected World
by Paul Lartey

  Fifty million people died when about a third of the world’s population became victims of an influenza pandemic, dubbed the Spanish flu, that...

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06/14/18
Background Noise and Classroom Design
by Lucy Erickson

The views expressed in this post do not necessarily represent the views of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National...

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06/01/18
Citizen Science: Many hands building a web of powerful data
by Alice Kelly Pennaz

It’s early on a Saturday as Ann Kelly carefully picks her way down a steep stream bank in her dusty-green rubber boots.  On one side of the stream is...

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05/21/18
PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: The science of memory and exceptional abilities

In this episode Richard Lewis, news officer at the University of Iowa, speaks with Dr. Ted Abel, Professor at the University of Iowa and Director of...

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04/30/18
How Language about Ability Affects Performance
by Lucy Erickson

The original version of this blog was published at The Learning Scientists on November 15, 2017. It is commonly known that telling a child she is...

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04/30/18
PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: From Bench to Policymaking
by Carlos Faraco

In this episode Carlos Faraco, a neuroscientist and current AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow (STPF) at the National Institute of Justice,...

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04/24/18
Technology, Distractibility and the Classroom
by Lucy Erickson

The views expressed in this post do not necessarily represent the views of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National...

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04/23/18
Is 100% Renewable the Best Way to Decarbonize?
by Scott Litzelman

Scientists broadly agree that humans must cut greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate the effects of climate change. But they definitely do not agree on...

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04/12/18
PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Starting a Career in Science Communication
by Allyson Kennedy

In this episode Dr. Allyson Kennedy, a developmental biologist and 2017-18 Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation...

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04/09/18
The Spice of Life and Death
by Taylor Winkleman

There’s a new player on the market, and the consequences of using it could be deadly. Sometimes referred to as Spice, Fake Weed, or K2, synthetic...

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