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2012-07-23 06:22:41

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AAAS MemberCentral, the newest Web site from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), will host a live online discussion focused on the 2013 U.S. Federal Research & Development Budget. The event will take place Tuesday, 24 July at 2:00 PM ET. Planned cuts to federal spending in 2013 would have profound and immediate impacts on the U.S. scientific enterprise. A potential budget "sequestration," for example, set to...

2012-02-20 12:55:03

Most research initiatives aim to discover more knowledge. The International Polar Year (IPY) went even further; it created more discoverers. That is what Canadian Arctic researcher David Hik will tell this week's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Vancouver. "For the first time in the 130-year history of international polar years, people living in polar regions were not just objects of study – they led studies," said Hik. "This was the...

2012-02-20 11:23:33

European-based speakers representing the fields of nuclear energy, genetically modified organisms, and harm reduction science in tobacco made the plea on 18 February at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Vancouver, Canada. The panelists, each with pertinent experience of real-life scientific support to policy-making, offered first-hand advice on best practices and pitfalls when architecting science policy on both sides of the Atlantic. The 18...

2012-02-16 18:15:39

Marine protected areas (MPAs) may turn out to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. As a result of changing conditions, marine species have been on the move with observed shifts of as much as three kilometres per year over the past 50 years, and forecasts of shifts of as much as 300 kilometres in the coming 50 years. Decisions on where to put MPAs weren't always made with a changing climate in mind. That has researchers asking how these areas–meant to protect...

2012-02-06 09:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. and PETOSKEY, Mich., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Social Contract Press: One hundred U.S. and Canadian scientists and other scholars are protesting the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) decision to revoke the permission given to Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS), a non-profit organization that advocates for lower U.S. population growth by reducing immigration, to sponsor an exhibit...

2012-01-15 05:16:24

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) on Friday Jan. 13 announced the winners of the Society's medals and awards for 2012. These prizes honor leading figures that have made an outstanding contribution to astronomy (designated 'A') and geophysics (designated 'G') and recognize individuals and groups in the UK and around the world. The awards will be presented at the 2012 National Astronomy Meeting (NAM 2012) that will take place from 27-30 March in Manchester. Professor Roger Davies,...

2011-12-22 15:49:00

December 2011 WASHINGTON and MOSCOW, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announces that the Russian Ministry of Education and Science has selected Science Classic, the digital archives of Science (1880-1996), as the first acquisition in a major project to provide national access to scientific archives. Russian students, scientists, and professors can now access 116 years of Science's archive through a local platform...

2011-12-21 15:16:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interactive, multimedia-enhanced iPad application from the journal Science features award-winning journalism and peer-reviewed research on global population growth and its impacts on education, health, quality-of-life, economics and natural resources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/DC26492LOGO) With the planet's population clicking past 7 billion this year and projected to reach 9.3 billion by 2050, the new...

2011-09-16 15:34:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During this historic time of change within the space industry, the Coalition for Space Exploration (Coalition) wants to hear from the American public about what they envision for the future of space exploration. The Coalition is launching a contest based on a simple question, "What's Next?" Participants are encouraged to share their ideas for the future direction of America's space program in a video. The creator of the winning video entry wins an...

2011-08-02 00:00:30

The Board of Directors of the American Statistical Association (ASA) expressed concern about recent and ongoing personal attacks on research scientists and endorsed the statement of concern of the AAAS Board regarding attacks on climate scientists. The ASA, citing "the important role statisticians play in climate science research," also stated its belief that the concern extends to researchers in all scientific disciplines. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 The Board of Directors of the...


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Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

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