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IgNobel Counterprogramming For The Golden Goose?

The 2014 Golden Goose Award ceremony was on September 18th in Washington.  It was the third ceremony for the awards, recognizing federally supported research that has applications in a totally unanticipated area.  205 more words

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Massaging A Rat Gets Researchers A Goose

With two weeks to go before this year’s awards ceremony, the last Golden Goose Award of 2014 was announced today.  Tiffany Field of the University of Miami, Gary Evoniuk of GlaxoSmithKline, and Cynthia Kuhn, and Saul Schanberg of Duke are… 199 more words

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In Case You Couldn't Make It To New Zealand

This past Thursday and Friday several senior science policy advisers and scholars in the field were in Auckland, New Zealand for what may well have been the first conference of its kind on science policy.  127 more words

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Next Bioethics Commission Meeting Exlpores Applications of Neuroscience

The next meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Biomedical Issues is in Washington on next Wednesday, August 20.  The agenda is now available, and the meeting will be webcast via a link on the meetings page of the website. 79 more words


Elsevier Wants To Help With Your Metrics Research

The quest for better research metrics (as well as the quest for more accountable research) depends in part on available resources.  The publisher Elsevier is interested in helping out. 148 more words

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