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More On The UK Cabinet Reshuffle

Again, UK readers should feel free to move along, as there’s likely nothing you haven’t already read on the latest cabinet postings.

New UK Prime Minister Theresa May continues to appoint members of Parliament to her cabinet.  236 more words

Science Policy: General

Party Balloon Industry Has Tanzania To Thank For The Future

Last month it was announced that a large helium reserve had been found in the African country of Tanzania.  Long time readers of the blog may recall that… 158 more words

Science Policy: General

Appointment News: UK Cabinet Reshuffle + New Librarian

With Theresa May now officially the U.K. Prime Minister, there have been changes to the government’s cabinet.  This was certainly expected, but the part of this that I still haven’t gotten used to in parliamentary systems is how the departments can change along with whomever is appointed to head those departments. 207 more words

Science Policy: General

Technology Policy Letter

“Technology is best when it brings people together.” – Matt Mullenweg

I believe in using technology in order to enhance student education and growth. My goal is to instill wonder, promote critical thinking, and create a customized learning experience for all students. 106 more words

What Was Likely The Most Interesting PCAST Meeting In Years

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) met on May 20th in Washington, D.C. You can watch a webcast and/or review a… 140 more words

Government

PCAST Breaks Pattern By Meeting On A Wednesday

Today the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology (PCAST) met in Washington, D.C., breaking its usual pattern of meeting on Fridays.  As is customary, a… 207 more words

Science Policy: General

FDA Releases Proposed Guidances For Next Generation Sequences

Last week the Obama Administration released one of its periodic fact sheets announcing recent actions on the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI).  The PMI is trying to build tools and gather data to make it easier to target therapies and other medical treatments for specific individuals. 145 more words

Government