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Latest Golden Goose Awardee Recognized For Auction Savvy

The 2014 Golden Goose Awards Ceremony will be held On September 18th in Washington, D.C.  Science journalist Miles O’Brien will host.

The Golden Goose Awards group recently announced the… 333 more words

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A Persistent Cloud In The Rise Of Chinese Research

Part of the arguments for increased scientific funding, regardless of country, focus on international competitiveness.  And the rise of China’s scientific enterprise is usually mentioned, especially in the countries already established in the research firmament. 237 more words


PCAST Meets To Take A Deep Dive

When I first posted about tomorrow’s meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), it was without benefit of an… 167 more words

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Science Establishes Editorial Review Board For Its Data

In the editorial for the July 4 issue (free with registration), Editor-in-Chief Marcia McNutt outlines a new review board for articles submitted to… 137 more words


The AHRC Is Looking For A Few Good Projects For The Zoonivers

The Constructing Scientific Communities project of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) is looking to fund 1-4 projects.  Proposals are due July 25th, and the project is looking for proposals that would use the Zooniverse platform.  187 more words

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PCAST Mixes Oceans, Nanotech and Microbial Resistance In Next Meeting

The President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology (PCAST) will hold its next public meeting on July 11 in Washington.  (For whatever reason, it seems lately that the Federal Register is a more reliable source on meeting information than the PCAST website.)  The meeting will take place between 9 and noon Eastern time, and will be webcast.  136 more words

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NIH Advisory Group Outlines Long-Term Plan For BRAIN Initiative

While budget pressures may turn it into a wish list, the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has outlined a long-term plan for the NIH portion of the… 351 more words

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