Jenny Graves wins Australia’s $250000 prime minister’s prize for science – The Guardian


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Jenny Graves wins Australia's $250000 prime minister's prize for science
The Guardian
While both her parents were scientists, Graves said she wasn't particularly interested in science at school until her final year when she had a biology teacher she found inspiring. Even then, she didn't like biology until they began studying genetics ...
The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science: The envelopes, please …Cosmos (blog)
Academy Fellow wins Prime Minister's Prize for ScienceAustralian Academy of Science
Meet the winners of this year's Prime Minister's Prizes for ScienceABC Online
The Australian -The Sydney Morning Herald
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Letters: Of sports statistics and science – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


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Letters: Of sports statistics and science
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The October edition of Scientific American contains a multi-page, in-depth examination of the frightening but growing trend toward science denial in our society. That article is titled “Reason on the Ropes.” The essence of this examination is how and ...

State to rewrite proposed science standards – Santa Fe New Mexican


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State to rewrite proposed science standards
Santa Fe New Mexican
In a surprise turnaround, the state secretary of public education announced Tuesday night that his department will revise its controversial proposal for new science teaching standards, adding concepts that had been omitted, such as evolution, global ...
New Mexico may restore evolution to science standardsSeattle Times
Editorial: Forget Waldo, where's Ruszkowski on science?Albuquerque Journal
Hundreds Protest New Mexico's Proposed Creationist-Friendly Science StandardsPatheos (blog)

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Bridging the science-policy divide – MIT News


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Bridging the science-policy divide
MIT News
During her time at MIT, Weiss' diverse interests — in physics, political science, and theater — have ultimately converged; she is now on mission to help close the gap between scientific and political thinkers, including scientists and policymakers in ...

Pruitt: Scientists receiving federal grants will be cut from EPA advising roles – CNN


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Pruitt: Scientists receiving federal grants will be cut from EPA advising roles
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Washington (CNN) Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt says scientists who sit on EPA advisory boards and committees who have also received federal grants for studies could be cut from their roles as soon as next week, citing a ...
Scott Pruitt to restrict grant funding to EPA science advisersWashington Examiner
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Accelerates Politicization of Agency's Science Advisory BoardUnion of Concerned Scientists (blog)

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