In a brave act of resistance, over fifty alumni, former educators and staff members of the Israel Arts and Science Academy, Jews and Palestinians, have published a letter calling the high-school community – students and alumni alike – to refuse service in the Israeli military.
Our Weaker Bones a Recent Evolutionary Development, Say Researchers Based on research published this week in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists are suggesting that humans evolved with a weaker bone...Show More Summary
Don't bring your iPad to bed with you if you value your sleep. Researchers at the National Academy of Science published a study on Monday that concludes the "short-wavelength light" (light that's closer to the blue end of the spectrum) messes up the circadian rhythms that govern sleep and suppresses the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin. Show More Summary
Do you read eBooks before bed? It could be having a negative effect on your sleep, according to a new study from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers looked at the sleep quality of people who had read on a light-emitting...Show More Summary
This is the final part of a five-part series on the specimen collections at the California Academy of Sciences, and I feel like it’s only appropriate for us to return to our roots with it. So in the gallery above you’ll find the most...Show More Summary
If your bedtime ritual involves reading on a tablet, we’ve got some bad news for you According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, your tablet might be keeping you up at night — and making you...Show More Summary
I've said it before and I will say it again. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences lately has had a serious problem when it comes to at least one of the acting races. Too many contenders for best actor and only five slots. I know, I know. Show More Summary
In 2014, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree. The new species include 110 ants, 16 beetles, three spiders, 28 fishes, 24 sea slugs, two marine worms, 9 barnacles, two octocorals, 25 plants, one waterbear, and one tiny mammal.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued its shortlist of foreign language releases; as per usual, it’s a mixture of festival favorites, head-scratchers, and glaring omissions. The nine shortlistees––which will be whittled...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the shortlist of nine films that will advance to the next stage in the Foreign Language Film Oscar race. As was widely expected Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida, fresh off of five European Film Awards, is in. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Seth Borenstein, environmental writer for the AP, notes a new study out Monday from the National Academy of Sciences that finds electric cars have a strongly negative air pollution effect if they are run in states that...Show More Summary
Channing Tatum, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today launched "Team Oscar," an opportunity for young filmmakers to create a short video and vie for a chance to appear onstage...Show More Summary
Today, Douglas Nixon, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine and Walter G. Ross Professor of Basic Science Research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science, was named a 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellow.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films remain in competition in the makeup and hairstyling category for the 87th Academy Awards.
And the Oscar goes to... some dude on eBay, and now the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is going after the relative of an actual winner.A guy named Robert Surtees won an Oscar in 1953 for cinematography for the "The Bad and the…
In a new study in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences University of Minnesota researchers report in various scenarios that vehicles using alternative fuels are often more harmful to human health than are conventional gasoline-powered automobiles. Show More Summary
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Foxcatcher and The Theory Of Everything are among the seven films that remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 87th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said today. Show More Summary
Amy Adams holds a feather on stage while attending a screening of her film Big Eyes hosted by The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences on Saturday (December 13) in New York City. The 40-year-old actress was joined by her co-star Christoph Waltz, writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, and director Tim Burton. Big [...]
On November 17, 2014, I attended a meeting at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington organized to determine if there is a need to convene an eighth committee on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR VIII). Show More Summary