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#ActualLivingScientist Hashtag Introduces America To Our Scientists

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.07.2017 | Healthy Living

Many scientists report feeling under siege under the specter of the new administration. President Donald Trump has expressed anti-science rhetoric, in...

World's First Ultrasound Image of a Nile Hippo in the Womb Confirms that Cincinnati Zoo's Hippo Bibi is Expecting!

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 01.09.2017 | Science
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is kicking off 2017 with some big news! Zoo scientists and animal staff captured the first ever ultrasound imag...

Ensuring Research for Health in a New Administration

Mary Woolley | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics
Mary Woolley

Co-authored by The Honorable John Edward Porter, U.S. Representative (1980 - 2001) and Research!America Board Chair As President-elect Donald Trum...

The Missing Link in Science Communications Training

Tim Ward | Posted 06.14.2016 | Science
Tim Ward

Are scientists any good at communications? A lot of people - including scientists - would say "no." A whole industry has built up around the idea that...

Where to Find Wisdom in the Body

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Though HRV may play a role in wisdom, Grossman thinks that there isn't a lot one can do to change it--it's more a matter of individual differences. But, he says, we may want to consider training people in impartial, third-person perspective taking to help them be wiser in life, whether they have high HRV or not.

Do Science and Religion Conflict? Yes - And It Matters

Connor Wood | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Connor Wood

Is there a conflict between religion and science? Some say yes. Others say no. Regardless of their answer, nearly everyone thinks that the relationshi...

The Essential Guide to Raising Wolves

Quora | Posted 05.02.2016 | Weird News
Quora

What does it take to raise wolves? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...

How Africa can close its continent-wide science funding gap

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.13.2016 | Home
The Conversation Africa

Kevin Marsh, University of Oxford The idea that Africa's development depends critically on science, technology and innovation is embodied in the Afri...

#FredinChina: Apple Pay Among the 4 Kings of China

Fred Raillard | Posted 03.02.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week, the HotBrand is Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment system which arrived in China. This was a big topic as mobile payment is at the center of the whole digital 'big players' battle in China.

Science Just Wants To Be Free

Wikistrat | Posted 02.19.2017 | Technology
Wikistrat

By Dr Roey Tzezana is a senior analyst at Wikistrat, an academic manager of foresight courses at Tel Aviv University, blogger at Curating The Future, ...

Nostalgia

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Millions of tourists from all over the world are visiting Greece every year. This pilgrimage started about two millennia ago when the Romans run the Mediterranean.

Male Scientists Throughout History Described As If They Were Women

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women

It doesn't take a very thorough survey of media coverage of athletes, film stars and scientists to see that women are more often valued for their appe...

4 Mistakes Scientists Make When They Communicate

Tim Ward | Posted 01.12.2017 | Science
Tim Ward

We have worked with scientists for 15 years, and we've noticed some common mistakes scientists make when they communicate. Here are the top four, and what scientists can do to fix them.

How Edward Norton, Humans of New York, and craigconnects are Supporting Syrian Refugees

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.17.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The deal is, if you can spare a few bucks, you will really be helping people like this who lost his wife and daughter when a missile tore through the house that he built for them in Syria. This father (featured above) is also battling stomach cancer and has not been able to afford treatment due to lack of health insurance.

When to Turn Away? A Globetrotter's Sentiments After Tragedy: Remember the Good in the World (and Keep Surfing)

Candace Loy | Posted 11.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

It's hard to turn away and pretend nothing bad has happened. Paris and Beirut have suddenly become close next-door neighbors in a little village, inst...

A Call to Action for Scientists: Take It Public

Shannon Haymond | Posted 11.10.2016 | Science
Shannon Haymond

Do distortions and possible misrepresentations of science happen because the public doesn't want to listen, because the messages are absent or because they didn't hear the messages?

Meet The 13 Scientists Honored For Making Big 'Breakthroughs'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.10.2015 | Science

More than $21 million in prizes was awarded to scientists at the forefront of fundamental physics, life sciences, and math in the glitzy Breakthrough ...

Elon Musk Is A Quitter. And That's What Makes Him Successful

Nathan Kontny | Posted 11.04.2016 | Technology
Nathan Kontny

Elon persists through obstacles. But he's also a quitter. He changes. He adapts. If something gets in his way, instead of plowing through it, he steps back to look to see if there's actually something much more worthwhile to attack. And he adapts himself to go there.

From Warzone to U.S. Campuses: Stories of Syrian Professors Making Impact

Jim Luce | Posted 10.04.2016 | Impact
Jim Luce

By getting to know Dr. Hasan and his wife, Mitzi has become an outspoken advocate on behalf of refugees fleeing violence in the Mideast and North Africa. The scope of this human crisis is overwhelming, simply unfathomable.

Scientists Should Contribute to, Not Shun, Social Media

Mona Shattell | Posted 09.19.2016 | Media
Mona Shattell

Social media provides us with a tremendous opportunity to support the ongoing and future development of our nurses, scientists, and professional leaders.

The Presidency and the Iran Accord: Constitutional Day Lesson Ideas

Alan Singer | Posted 09.12.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

I propose Constitution Day be used to examine crucial current events issues that raise important constitutional questions. Given heated debate taking place in the United States over the power of the Presidency and the Iran nuclear accord, it is an ideal topic for secondary school classrooms on Constitution Day.

Scientists Share Weirdly Wondrous Animals In Twitter #CuteOff

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.01.2015 | Good News

Major props to these scientists for introducing us to a whole new world of wonderfully wacky animals. People in the science community took to Twitter...

The Similarities Between Mutually Assured Destruction And Climate Change

John A. Tures | Posted 08.07.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The only question is whether we'll learn from history, as Americans just barely did in the 1960s, or suffer the fate of the Soviet Union, which ignored the science until it was bankrupt and powerless to use its weapons.

Trailblazing Women: Susan McKenna-Lawlor, Leading Irish Scientist & Founder of Space Technology Ireland

Anne Ravanona | Posted 06.29.2016 | Science
Anne Ravanona

This interview is part of a series on Trailblazing Women role models (Entrepreneurs and Leaders) from around the world.

Lessons Learned From a First-Time Dad (and Scientist)

Christopher Reddy | Posted 06.12.2016 | Parents
Christopher Reddy

When my wife became pregnant, a first for both of us, I was confident that I would fare better than most other first-time dads. I was one of seven kids and have always been around babies, and enjoyed it.