The enzyme PP1 has a key role in many of the body's healthy functions and diseases. It's so generally important that drug developers dare not target it. In a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Brown University...Show More Summary
A pause in the pace of global warming does not invalidate research that links climate change to human activity, national science academies in the United States and the United Kingdom said in a joint report last week. Read full article >>
The folks at NASA sure know how to grab some attention. On Sunday, just a few hours before science fiction thriller Gravity would win a whopping seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress, NASA tweeted a set of … NASA Produces a Series of Real-Life ‘Gravity’ Photos is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of scientists at Brown University reports a major step forward in determining the specific behavior of the ubiquitous enzyme PP1 implicated in a wide range of diseases including cancer. read more
When “12 Years a Slave” won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, British filmmaker Steve McQueen became the first black man to receive an Oscar in the category. Photo by Michael Yada/Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. While...Show More Summary
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List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave." Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club." Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine." Supporting...Show More Summary
Royal Society/National Academy of Sciences propaganda would enrage Newton
It's Oscars time again! With the 82nd Annual Academy Awards beginning, it's finally time to find out which films the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences determined were the best of the best in the past year.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting the 86th Academy Awards tonight at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and you can view the winners as they are announced below. Let us know what you think about...Show More Summary
So you’ve been wondering what to recommend to your friends who want a readable but authoritative introduction to climate change, one which answers their key questions. The US National Academy of Sciences and the U.K. Royal Society have achieved this with their new report, “Climate Change: Evidence & Causes.” read more
Come rain or come more rain, the Oscars‘ red carpet show will go on, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences insisted this evening. Despite a freak winter rain storm causing flooding and power outages throughout LA County, organizers...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences put out its 2013 Annual Report tonight, just as folks were gearing up for the Oscar parties. The bottom line: There’s a healthy very bottom line. The 40-page document (read it here) lists the Academy’s financials for fiscal 2013, ended June 30. Show More Summary
Back in 2006 and 2007, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences started buying up the block between Homewood, Vine, Fountain, and Ivar in Hollywood so they could build a huge, starchitect-designed movie museum. The property owners weren't...
A petition to include Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed on a film set in Georgia last week, in the Oscars "in memoriam" tribute has so far failed to sway the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
I live in New York, but I decided to spend a couple of weeks in L.A. this winter in order to escape the cold and snow. When I realized my trip would overlap with the Oscars, I started looking into getting a press pass to the ceremony. Show More Summary
You have to hand it to the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Just as they are in the heat of putting on a little TV awards show over at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night, they still found time to stage the first-ever “Oscar...Show More Summary
One of the best decisions that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ever made was to travel back to the good old days and re-expand the Best Picture category’s nominations to 10. There are just too many good movies made in...Show More Summary
When is an august scientific body not an august scientific body? When it releases a report you don't like. This week the Royal Society and the National Academy of Sciences released a thoroughly calm and clear report on climate change, "Climate change: evidence & causes". It explains the realities and complexities of climate science, the [...]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and ABC announced Thursday that Sunday's telecast will be available online and on mobile devices. Show More Summary