Science is anything by boring for RI students at annual competition – The Providence Journal


The Providence Journal

Science is anything by boring for RI students at annual competition
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Kids from around the state gathered at Rhode Island College on Saturday to build the strongest wooden towers, show off vehicles propelled by mousetraps and test their knowledge about everything from rocks to birds. It was all part ...

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Salk puts cancer scientist Inder Verma on leave after harassment allegations, announces investigation – Science Magazine


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Salk puts cancer scientist Inder Verma on leave after harassment allegations, announces investigation
Science Magazine
On 17 April, Science requested an interview with Salk officials regarding sexual harassment allegations against Verma, who was hired there in 1974. The institute asked instead for a list of detailed written questions, which it received from Science on ...

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Scientists Implanted Tiny Human Brains Into Mice – Popular Mechanics


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Scientists Implanted Tiny Human Brains Into Mice
Popular Mechanics
Scientists at the Salk Institute implanted lentil-sized human brain organoids into the heads of mice, then closed it with a transparent window. The mice looked and behaved like ordinary mice, while supplying blood and nutrients to keep human brains ...

Trump’s EPA wants to stamp out ‘secret science.’ Internal emails show it is harder than expected – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Trump's EPA wants to stamp out 'secret science.' Internal emails show it is harder than expected
Science Magazine
Originally published by E&E News. Update: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a draft rule on "Strengthening Transparency and Validity in Regulatory Science" to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the ...
EPA staff see hurdles in Pruitt science revamp, internal emails showReuters

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Internal emails show EPA working to limit agency’s use of science – The Hill


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Internal emails show EPA working to limit agency's use of science
The Hill
The week after Smith's meeting with Pruitt, Joseph Brazauskas, the staff director for the Science Committee's environment panel, emailed to set up a meeting with Aaron Ringel, Deputy Associate Administrator for Congressional Affairs at EPA, to “discuss ...

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