Tuesday November 21st, 2017 05:54 NEWS ANALYSIS: Fate of Missouri science, technology initiative unclear

JEFFERSON CITY — Although seven years and several hundred million dollars behind Kansas, Missouri might finally be poised to enact a long-discussed initiative channeling state tax dollars to upstart companies in science- and technology-based ventures. Or perhaps not. Due to an intentional legislative quirk, the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act, which recently passed the state …

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    Monday November 20th, 2017 05:50 Alt Text: More Science, Less Sensationalism (Or, Lose the Space Lizards)

    A recent study in the Journal of the American Chemical Society mentions the prospect of intelligent alien dinosaurs, and the next thing you know, the internet is crawling with news articles that pick up the story, slap on a click-worthy headline and run with it. Maybe it's time to take a breather.

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      Sunday November 19th, 2017 17:49 Fresh Seafood Shouldn’t Smell Fishy, Food Science Expert Says

      THURSDAY, Nov. 25 (HealthDay News) — If seafood is on the menu this holiday, there are a number of ways you can ensure that it’s fresh and safe.

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        Saturday November 18th, 2017 17:38 Florida education news: Hands-on science lessons, school bus safety, Florida prepaid college tuition and more

        WHO NEEDS HANDS ON? Some Palm Beach science teachers shun hands-on learning experiences , saying they don’t get results, the Palm Beach Post reports. (Photo from hartwick.edu ) PERFORMANCE PAY: Bay school teachers collaborate with the district to create a merit pay plan they can accept , the Panama City News Herald reports.  GRADING DISPARITY: Collier and Lee school officials welcome Florida’s …

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          Friday November 17th, 2017 05:27 Northrop Grumman Foundation Sponsors USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 28-29

          FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The Northrop Grumman Foundation, as a sponsor of the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., will feature the engineering and science behind NASA's James Webb Space …

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            Thursday November 16th, 2017 17:23 Professor honored for pioneering green chemistry

            Yi Tang, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and a professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the UCLA Division of Physical Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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              Thursday November 16th, 2017 05:13 Breakthrough discovery unveils 'master switches' in colon cancer

              ( Case Western Reserve University ) Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a new mechanism by which colon cancer develops. By focusing on segments of DNA located between genes, or so-called "junk DNA," the team has discovered a set of master switches, i.e., gene enhancer elements, that turn "on and off" key genes whose altered expression is defining for …

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                Wednesday November 15th, 2017 17:11 Ben Bova: Mining asteroids? Old news to science-fiction writers

                How many times have you seen a news story about some new discovery or invention that starts with the words, “It may seem like science fiction…”?

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                  Wednesday November 15th, 2017 05:08 Microsoft Develops a Faster Touchscreen With Only One Millisecond of Lag

                  Microsoft’s Applied Science Group develops a touchscreen with only a single millisecond of latency.

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                    Tuesday November 14th, 2017 17:03 Lighting Science Group Appoints Former U.S. Department of Energy Communications Chief Andrew Beck

                    SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. , Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG.OB – News), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced today that it has hired Andrew "Andy" …

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