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Lack of Science Education Not The Cause Of Climate Change Debate
2012-05-28 03:56:47

Is the divide between climate change theory advocates and global warming skeptics due to scientific ignorance? Not according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Nature Climate Change.

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2010-01-15 10:23:32

A new study concludes that people tend to match their risk perceptions about policy issues with their cultural values, which may explain the intense disagreement about proposals to vaccinate elementary-school girls against human-papillomavirus (HPV).

2010-01-14 17:36:15

Study says people's values shape perceptions of HPV vaccine risk.

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2008-12-12 15:47:13

Two new National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored research studies say public acceptance of the relatively new, nature-altering science of nanotechnology isn't a foregone conclusion. Instead, the studies indicate continued concern.

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2008-02-11 10:15:00

Experts’ Values, Not Just Their Expertise, Likely to Determine Their Influence on Public Views of Nanotechnology


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.