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"Revenge of the Jedi" Trailer Unearthed

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences uncovered this rare copy of "Episode VI's" trailer with the word "Revenge" in the title.

The Kochs’ mad science: The billionaire barons have a new libertarian laboratory

A new Arizona budget bill assigns millions to Koch-backed academies to spread the gospel of free-market capitalism

The Strong Museum opens a DICE Awards exhibit

The Academy of Arts and Sciences (AIAS) holds its annual DICE (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) awards to recognize outstanding video games and the individuals who bring them to life., Basically, they're like the Oscars of the gaming industry. Show More Summary

The Media Got It Wrong About a New Report Saying GMOs Are Safe: Here Are 3 Takeaways

The National Academies of Science produced a 400-page report full of equivocations and recommendations they know will be ignored. A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on GE crops and technology was met with cheers from the biotech industry, but little meaningful scrutiny by the mainstream media. Show More Summary

Making virus sensors cheap and simple: New method detects single viruses in urine

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new method to rapidly detect a single virus in urine, as reported this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. While the technique presently...Show More Summary

Why Do Some Continue to Deny the Evidence That GMOs Are Safe?

A massive National Academy of Science review of hundreds of studies on genetically engineered (GE) food crops, comparing the US, where the crops have been used heavily for 20 years, and Europe, where use is rare, finds no reliable evidence that these crops pose any harm to human or environmental health. Show More Summary

CHOP Researcher Inducted into Italian Academy of Sciences

Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., director of the Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, was inducted into the Italian Academy of Sciences during the Academy's 234th annual meeting on May 5 in Rome. Show More Summary

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs mum on diversity debate at Chapman University commencement

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs addressed this year's graduates of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts as the keynote commencement speaker on Saturday, assuring them that there has never been a better time to enter the film business...

Daytime Emmy Awards Gift Lounge/Hampton Gift Bag

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recently held its Official Daytime Emmy Awards Luxury Gifting Lounge at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Daytime Emmy nominees and presenters were treated to such...Show More Summary

It is easier to forget your bad behavior — “unethical amnesia”

A study published (paywall) today (May 16) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that when we act unethically, we’re more likely to remember these actions less clearly. Researchers from Northwestern University...Show More Summary

NY company closely tied to Trump honors Trump businesses

More than a dozen Donald Trump businesses — from golf courses, hotels, casinos and private clubs — have been honored over the years with "Star Diamond" awards from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, a company that doles out shiny plaques representing "the most prestigious award of true excellence in hospitality." [...]Show More Summary

Trump businesses honored by NY company closely tied to Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen Donald Trump golf courses, hotels, casinos and private clubs have been honored with "Star Diamond" awards from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, a company that doles out shiny plaques representing...Show More Summary

How a convicted felon nicknamed ‘Joey No Socks’ covered Donald Trump in stars

There was the Donald at his new golf club in the rolling Scottish dunes. The gaudy plaque Trump carried that day in 2013 was a Star Diamond award distributed by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences — a group that turns out to have extensive ties with Trump.

Why it's time African researchers stopped working in silos

Thomas Kariuki, African Academy of Sciences Seven years ago Bassirou Bonfoh, the director of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifique in Cote d'Ivoire, joined forces with 10 other African institutions. Their plan was to collaborate on research into infections that pass between animals and humans. Show More Summary

Extensive new report shows GMO crops safe, but not always as beneficial as predicted

The National Academy of Sciences has completed a comprehensive report on GMO crops. The National Academy of Sciences — probably the country's most prestigious scientific group — has reaffirmed its judgment that GMOs are safe to eat … The...Show More Summary

National Academy Of Science Confirms GMOs Are Safe To Eat

I don’t know how many times I’ve said it: Monsanto may be an evil company, they may eat kittens and sacrifice babies atop flaming piles of stolen wages, but that doesn’t mean genetically modified food is unsafe to eat. Despite the scientific consensus that GMOs are safe, the public retains a negative view of them. In fact, a […]

Why Bullying Is a Serious Public-Health Problem

Newly published research suggests that bullying has serious consequences for our society, long after middle school ends.Published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the giant book of research on the phenomenon of childhood bullying labels it a "serious public health problem." The research, which was partly supported ... More »

GMOs Have No Impact on Human Health, New Study Claims

Or so the National Academies of Sciences say Preconceived notions about genetically engineered or modified foods (GEs/GMOs) and their impact on humans and animals are incorrect, according to a recent report from the National Academies...Show More Summary

Here’s where the science on GMOs stands

The National Academies of Sciences has released the most comprehensive report on GMO crops to date.

America’s Top Scientific Panel Says There’s No Evidence GMOs Are Risky

Safe but sorry. The National Academy of Sciences says that, after two years of research, it's reached a consensus on whether GMOs should be avoided like the plague. The nation's top scientific advisory group has ruled that they're safe...Show More Summary

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